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.
Global airline alliance SkyTeam has welcomed China’s Xiamen Airlines as its 19th member. Xiamen Airlines is also the fourth member from Greater China. The airline strengthens SkyTeam’s footprint in China by adding three new hubs - Xiamen, Fuzhou and Hangzhou – combined with a comprehensive domestic and growing international network.
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, today welcomed Middle East Airlines – Air Liban (MEA) as its 17th member. The flag carrier of Lebanon, MEA becomes SkyTeam’s second Middle Eastern member, offering customers from the region access to an extensive global network.
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched its new Go Africa Pass providing cost savings and flexibility on flights operated by Kenya Airways within Africa. The pass is available to business and leisure travelers flying with any of SkyTeam’s 15 member airlines on an intercontinental round-trip to Africa or a Go Round the World ticket.