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IATA 2011: Malaysia Airlines to join world’s leading airline alliance oneworld

IATA 2011: Malaysia Airlines to join world’s leading airline alliance oneworld

Malaysia Airlines will join the oneworld alliance, voted “World’s Leading Airline Alliance” by World Travel Awards, according to an announcement made at the IATA conference in Singapore. The carrier, voted “World’s Leading Airline to Asia” by World Travel Awards, was unanimously elected a member designate, with a formal alliance membership agreement to be completed soon.

BA to offer direct flights to Amman

BA to offer direct flights to Amman

14 April 2011 Airline News

British Airways’ has signed a new codeshare with oneworld partner, Royal Jordanian. The agreement will give BA passengers access to direct daily flights to the country’s capital Amman.

oneworld tops breakthrough year with Big Apple move

oneworld tops breakthrough year with Big Apple move

oneworld has unveiled plans to relocate its headquarters to New York in a move that aims to reinforce its position as the world’s leading airline alliance, as well as enhancing collaboration between members. The relocation to Manhattan comes in what has proved a breakthrough year for the alliance, culminating in it winning “World’s Leading Airline Alliance” at the 2010 World Travel Awards.

Bruce Ashby takes up the oneworld reins

Bruce Ashby takes up the oneworld reins

10 December 2010 Focus

Aviation veteran Bruce Ashby has been named as Chief Executive of oneworld. The appointment comes as part of the leading airline alliance’s relocation to new headquarters in New York following a breakthrough year in 2010.

Russia’s S7 joins oneworld

Russia’s S7 joins oneworld

18 November 2010 Press Release

Russian domestic carrier S7 Airlines had joined oneworld. Its subsidiary Globus is also an affiliate member of the alliance.

Business as usual for Mexicana

Business as usual for Mexicana

5 August 2010 Press Release Airline News Organisations & Operators

Mexicana’s position in the oneworld® alliance is unaffected by the announcement today that the airline has filed for insolvency proceedings in Mexico and bankruptcy protection in the USA to enable it to restructure into line with market conditions.

oneworld welcomes final approval for transatlantic ATI

oneworld welcomes final approval for transatlantic ATI

22 July 2010 Press Release Airline News

oneworld® has warmly welcomed today’s final approval by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) of the application for anti-trust immunity (ATI) for the alliance’s transatlantic carriers American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia and Royal Jordanian, and the joint business agreement (JBA) between the US, UK and Spanish companies.

Kingfisher Airlines becomes member elect of Oneworld

Kingfisher Airlines becomes member elect of Oneworld

14 June 2010 Press Release Airline News

Kingfisher Airlines has became a member elect of oneworld® after completing a formal membership agreement with the alliance – moving India’s leading airline a landmark step towards flying as part of the world’s premier airline alliance and bringing 56 Indian cities onto the oneworld map.