LATAM Airlines reports $92 mln loss in second quarter

jueves 11 de agosto de 2016 18:47 GYT

SANTIAGO Aug 11 (Reuters) - LATAM Airlines , Latin America's largest airline, reported a net loss in the second quarter of $92 million, wider both than expected and compared to the same period a year ago.

The airline has racked up repeated losses since it was formed in the 2012 merger of Chile's LAN and Brazil's TAM, hamstrung by Brazil's economic problems and negative currency effects. (Reporting by Felipe Iturrieta; Writing by Rosalba O'Brien; Editing by Chris Reese)