Santiago de Chile: Lufthansa Business Class Flights from Spain Starting at €1,440

Lufthansa Business Class Sitz A340

Star Alliance member Lufthansa offers interesting business class flights from Spanish cities to Santiago de Chile. They partnered up with Avianca and LATAM Airlines to offer such prices, which means that you can easily end up in premium economy or economy on the shorter flights. However, you can still check in two 32-kilo bags and carry two 8-kilo bags.

You can fly from the following Spanish cities:

To find the cheapest fares, use the links above that will forward you to Lufthansa’s best price search

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Generally, Travel-Dealz writers and readers are not big fans of the Lufthansa business class, even though it is definitely not bad. One reason for that is that the service is too inconsistent: From extremely friendly and quick to unfriendly and slow – everything is possible with Lufthansa, even in business class. Regarding the seats, they are mostly fine, though not really on-par with the competition anymore. That’s why the airline is now slowly installing their new Allegris seats.

Lufthansa Business Class Sitz A340

With SWISS, it very much depends on the specific seat, as SWISS has a throne seat in every row. While the double seats share a platform in the middle, the throne seat has its own platform on each side, which you won’t have to share with anyone. Those seats thus offer privacy and comfort to an extent that the other seats cannot compete with. Therefore, you may be disappointed if you don’t get one of the throne seats, even if the other seats obviously also have a very high standard. In the future, SWISS will have a new business class, called “Swiss Senses”, which is basically Lufthansa’s Allegris cabin, but in red.

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LATAM’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners have a 2-2-2 configuration and can be reclined into a lie-flat position. If you travel alone, you’ll likely have a seatmate, whom you’d have to bother if you are in a window seat and want to stand up. There’s also not much privacy in this scenario. Service depends on the flight.

LATAM Boeing 787 Business Class Kabine

Lufthansa uses their Airbus A340 to Bogota while Swiss flies a Boeing B777 to/from Sao Paulo. Between Bogota and Santiago, you can choose between two Dreamliners. On Avianca, you would be in an Economy seat, but earn more miles, while LATAM offers you a business seat in a 2-2-2 configuration.

Search & Book

The fare rules don’t mention an expiration date. However, the not-so-good availability suggests that the fares may be gone soon. There is a 10 nights minimum stay, while the maximum stay is a year.

The best (and only) way to look for flights is to use the links above. They will lead to the best price search on Lufthansa’s website. Google Flights doesn’t show the right prices and even on ITA Matrix, we had to set routing codes for the flights to show up. OTAs don’t show the right prices either.


Your mileage heavily depends on what option you book. For Star Alliance programs, the LATAM Business gives you significantly fewer earnings than Avianca Economy (Around 4,000 Tier Miles less for Miles&More, but similarly worse for all programs). Lufthansa issues the outbound in booking class P and the Swiss inbounds in booking class Z. Avianca Economy is booking class H, while LATAM issues business in class D and premium eco in booking class W.

The example routing including LATAM business would get you the following earnings:

  • 22,753 Award Miles + 480 Points on Miles&More
  • 16,644 Award Miles + 3,037 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 16,591 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 16,202 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 14,958 Award Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 14,958 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 13,484 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 13,272 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 13,138 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 13,060 CV Points on Vistara Club Vistara
  • 12,999 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 10,157 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 10,114 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 10,114 Miles on TAP Miles&Go
  • 8,428 Award Miles + 6,742 Tier Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 8,428 Miles on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 8,428 Miles on Egyptair Plus
  • 8,428 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 7,068 Award Miles + 4,427 Elite Qualifying Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
  • 6,398 RDM + 1,198 MQD on Delta SkyMiles
  • 5,331 Points on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • 5,331 Award Miles + 95 Tier Points on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
  • 5,087 AsiaMiles on Asia Miles
  • 5,087 Avios on British Airways Executive Club
  • 5,087 Avios on Iberia Plus
  • 5,087 Avios on Qatar Privilege Club
  • 4,925 Avios on Finnair Plus
  • 4,925 Miles on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
  • 3,301 Miles on Royal Jordanian Royal Club
Data provided by Without guarantee on correctness.

You can calculate your own earnings by using our mileage calculator. We have set the Avianca version as an example.


Hotel prices in Santiago usually start at roughly €50, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile is the capital and most important economic center of Chile. With its 5.6 million inhabitants, the city is also a key cultural center which attracts numerous tourists thanks to its location near both the coast and the Andes Mountains.

From the Airport to the City Center

Two different airport busses, CentroPuerto and TurBus, run from the airport to the city. The fare is about 3€ per person and the journey takes about 30 to 50 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Credit cards are accepted when buying a ticket at the airport counter.

Unfortunately, none of the two buses take you directly into the city centre. The buses from CentroPuerto go to the “Los Héroes” station, from there you can walk to the central Plaza de Armas in about 20 minutes and a transfer to the metro is also possible quite easily. A taxi is a bit faster and costs approximately 20€.

Best Time to Travel

The best weather conditions for sightseeing and other touristic activities are in spring between September and November and in autumn between March and May. Temperatures during these months are moderate and rainfall is low.

Climate diagram for Santiago (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

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  1. Anna Sima says:

    I had a similar flight booked through Lufthansa in May.
    Miles&More does not award status miles for LATAM flights for GRU-SCL or SCL-GRU. (I have already informed wheretocredit).
    The LATAM flight GRU-SCL, class P, was great. The plane of the return flight, premium economy, class W, was dirty. It also makes a stopover in Mendoza. I would try to avoid this flight. 

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