Skyteam To Extend SkyPriority Across All Members

Global airline alliance Skyteam has announced it is to extend SkyPriority, a series of distinctively branded priority airport services offered to its Elite Plus and premium cabin customers, across its member airlines. The move is intended to align the alliance to a common and consistent service standard on the ground.   The SkyPriority services will be distinctively … Continue reading

Czech Airlines Jets Into Abu Dhabi

Eastern European carrier Czech Airlines returned to Abu Dhabi yesterday after pulling out in the mid-90s, heralding its expansion into the Middle East and the start of a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways. Its inaugural flight to the UAE capital arrived to a water cannon salute and a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by senior aviation officials, media and invited guests.   … Continue reading

China Eastern Airlines To Join Skyteam

Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has announced its intention to join the Skyteam alliance. At a ceremony held at the Xijiao State Guest House in Shanghai, the airline signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become Skyteam’s second Chinese member by mid-2011, boosting the alliance’s domestic Chinese network.   The move is expected to allow China Eastern Airlines access to international … Continue reading