SkyTeam has announced Walter Cho, chairman and chief executive of Korean Air, as the new chairperson of its alliance board. The appointment was endorsed today at a meeting of the SkyTeam Alliance Board, which is composed of the chief executives of the 19 member airlines.
China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with SkyTeam, the global airline alliance. The move will take effect on January 1st.
SkyTeam has named Kristin Colvile as its new chief executive. The appointment was confirmed today at a meeting of the alliance’s governing board, which is composed of the chief executives and chairmen of the 20 member airlines.
Vietnam Airlines has received its 12th Airbus A350 aircraft. This is the first A350 aircraft in the world to showcase the SkyTeam livery with Vietnam Airlines logo on the fuselage.
SkyTeam has launched SkyTeam Rebooking, a technology solution designed to reduce inconvenience caused to customers by flight delays, cancellations, and diversions.
Korean Air has announced that the existing codeshare agreements it has with fellow SkyTeam members Air France and Alitalia will be expanded. The carrier currently has codeshare partnerships with 33 airlines on 198 routes worldwide, including SkyTeam Partners such as Air France and Alitalia.
Air France and KLM are joining SkyTeam to welcome all passengers through the doors of the sleek SkyTeam Lounge located at Heathrow Terminal 4. All customers are now welcome, with economy passengers able to enjoy the lounge’s great facilities for a fee to be paid at the door – children under the age of 2 are free of charge.
SkyTeam will welcome Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member on March 5th, 2014. The national airline of Indonesia, Garuda will become SkyTeam’s second member from south-east Asia.
The national airline of Romania and SkyTeam member Tarom has today announced a new service to Iasi, Romania from London Luton Airport. The route will see a 134 seat Boeing 737-300 operating in a two class configuration. Services will operate twice weekly from London Luton commencing Tuesday October 29th 2013.