Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam alliance
Virgin Atlantic is formally joining SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, at a signing ceremony in London yesterday. The move means Virgin Atlantic becomes SkyTeam’s first and only UK member airline, enhancing the alliance’s transatlantic network and services to and from Heathrow and Manchester airports.
SkyTeam Upgrades Innovative App for Elite Plus, First and Business Class Customers
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has upgraded its innovative SkyPriority Panel Audit App for Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers. Travelers can now complete quick surveys rating their experience of 750 airport lounges, including SkyTeam-branded lounges in Dubai, Istanbul, Santiago de Chile, Sydney and Vancouver, as well as review SkyPriority touchpoints at more than 970 airports.
Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam alliance in early 2023
SkyTeam and Virgin Atlantic have today announced that the UK airline will join as the newest member of the alliance in early 2023. The airline will become the only UK-based member or the alliance.
SkyTeam reopens new look Sydney Lounge redesigned with sustainability in mind
SkyTeam Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers flying from Sydney will enjoy a warm welcome, enhanced amenities and a more sustainable experience in SkyTeam’s dedicated lounge which reopens this week.
Airline alliances call for global standards to reopen aviation
The three global airline alliances are calling on G7 governments to agree on a common set of travel and health standards to enable the safe reopening of borders.
Airline alliances support global slot relief measures
The three global alliances believe the proposals deliver a balanced, global approach to preserve international connectivity, maintain consumer choice and aid future industry recovery.
Airline alliances call for globally harmonised approach to Covid-19
SkyTeam, oneworld and Star Alliance urged governments to implement new ICAO guidelines for passenger testing and the adoption of digital health pass technology.
Global airline alliances welcome passengers back
The three global airline alliances - Star Alliance, oneworld and SkyTeam - have come together to highlight the measures airlines are adopting to assure the well-being of customers while traveling.
SkyTeam unveils new SkyCare&Protect health protocols
This new alliance-wide pledge sees all 19 airline partners support a series of personal safety measures to help protect passengers and airline employees when they travel on or between members.
Airline alliances call for aviation sector support
The three major airline alliances have called on governments and stakeholders to take action to alleviate the unprecedented challenges faced by the industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Korean Air chief executive appointed to SkyTeam leadership
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 pulls out of SkyTeam
China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with SkyTeam, the global airline alliance. The move will take effect on January 1st.