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

Skyteam To Welcome Aerolineas Argentinas In 2012

The Skyteam airline alliance has announced that Aerolineas Argentinas, the flag carrier of Argentina, is to begin proceedings to join as its first South American member in 2012. The entry of the airline will complement Skyteam’s growth plans and is set to benefit the alliance’s customers, who will enjoy greater access to the continent and an … Continue reading

Vietnam Airlines Becomes First Southeast Asian Skyteam Member

Vietnam Airlines has officially joined the Skyteam airline alliance as its first Southeast Asian member. The country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and senior government officials joined Vietnam Airlines executives and representatives from Skyteam member airlines at an official ceremony held in Hanoi, where the airline unveiled an Airbus A330 jet painted in the alliance’s livery … 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