Aeroflot announces code-sharing agreement with SkyTeam alliance partner China Southern Airlines

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has expanded its code-sharing agreement with SkyTeam alliance partner China Southern Airlines, opening up new destinations in Australia and New Zealand for its passengers on routes via Guangzhou. Aeroflot will put its SU code on China Southern flights between Guangzhou and Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland. The Chinese… Read the full press release

SkyTeam introduces new two-stop option for its popular Go Round the World Pass

SkyTeam introduces two-stop Go Round the World Pass AMSTERDAM, 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has introduced a new two-stop option for its popular Go Round the World Pass. Perfect for regular travelers who require multi-destinations itineraries, the two-stop Pass is the most flexible and convenient way to travel. Available from… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces lump-sum signing bonuses for flight-crew employees

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s management has taken the decision to introduce new financial incentives for flight-crew employees in the form of lump-sum signing bonuses. The Management Board will implement one-time payments for those joining PJSC Aeroflot in the amount of RUB 650,000 for captains and RUB 350,000 for first officers. These… Read the full press release

IATA AGM: SkyTeam CEO Perry Cantarutti outlined some of the key highlights expected from across the alliance this year

Launches SkyPriority Customer Audit App to track service performance Welcomes increased member collaboration and adds more SkyTeam lounges DUBLIN, 2016-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, will deliver increased customer benefits and more codeshare opportunities for members throughout 2016. Speaking at the 72nd annual IATA AGM held in Dublin, Ireland, SkyTeam CEO… Read the full press release

SkyTeam announces the opening of its latest lounge at Dubai International Airport

First alliance-branded lounge in the Gulf region, fifth in worldwide network DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, today officially opened its latest lounge at Dubai International Airport.  Situated in the newly-built Concourse D, Terminal 1, the lounge has been designed to offer high-end hospitality and amenities for… Read the full press release

SkyTeam’s new leadership team: Perry Cantarutti as CEO and Michael Wisbrun as Chairman of the Governing Board

Amsterdam, 2015-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has appointed a new leadership team. Perry Cantarutti has been named as Chief Executive Officer and Michael Wisbrun takes over as the Chairman of the Governing Board. The appointments were confirmed today at a meeting of the alliance’s Governing Board, which is composed… Read the full press release

15th anniversary: SkyTeam continues to deliver multiple initiatives that offer tangible benefits to passengers

Alliance-wide initiatives gain momentum in 15th anniversary year MIAMI, 2015-6-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, continues to deliver multiple initiatives that offer tangible benefits to passengers. Over the last few years, the alliance has focused on improving the travel experience for passengers on its 20 member airlines. Various projects have… Read the full press release

SkyTeam named ‘Airline Alliance of the Year’ in the 2015 Air Transport News awards

AMSTERDAM, 2015-3-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has been announced ‘Airline Alliance of the Year’ in the 2015 Air Transport News awards. The award comes in SkyTeam’s 15th anniversary year, as the alliance continues its rollout of customer-focused initiatives across its global network. The annual Air Transport News Awards recognise achievement… Read the full press release

SkyTeam unveils refreshed version of its App with more useful features for global travelers on the go

New App published in Chinese Language and now features SkyPriority Finder AMSTERDAM, 2014-11-5 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a refreshed version of its App. Free to download and available for Apple and Android devices. The updated App now offers even more useful features for global travelers on the go. “The… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia launches new service from Jakarta to London via Amsterdam

LONDON, 2014-9-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Garuda Indonesia, the airline of Indonesia, further extends its presence in Europe by launching the new service from Jakarta to London via Amsterdam today (8/9), as part of the airline’s transformation program “the Quantum Leap 2011-2015”. London serves as the airline’s second gateway in the region after Amsterdam…. Read the full press release

SkyTeam opens yoga pilot project in its Exclusive Lounge at London Heathrow’s Terminal 4

Enhances customer wellbeing with first yoga studio in London Airports AMSTERDAM, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is offering  its customers a new way to relax pre-flight with the opening of a yoga  pilot project  in its Exclusive Lounge at London Heathrow’s Terminal 4. The two months pilot project is available… Read the full press release

SkyTeam projects 18% increase in membership cooperation for the year 2014

Alliance enhances customer experience through improved connectivity and airport services DOHA, 2014-6-2 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, projects an increase of 18% in membership cooperation for the year 2014. The increase is the result of more codeshares and bilateral agreements amongst its member airlines, benefiting global customers by offering more destinations… Read the full press release

SkyTeam announced Facebook competition in collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions

AMSTERDAM, 2014-04-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance is offering customers the opportunity to win their dream Round the World trip plus a National Geographic Expedition.  The competition is free to enter by playing SkyTeam’s new Facebook game that has been designed to help customers plan their ideal Round the World itinerary… Read the full press release

SkyTeam launched discounted fares promotion on its Go Round the World product, ends 31 March 2014

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014-1-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a discounted fares promotion on its Go Round the World product.  SkyTeam is offering a 10% discount off tickets up to 26,000 miles purchased between 23 January and 31 March 2014. Tickets must be purchased seven days in advance and travel must be completed… Read the full press release

Global airline alliance SkyTeam rolled out further enhancements to its Global Meetings product

Delivers new tools and streamlined procedures for event organizers worldwide AMSTERDAM, 2013-08-08— /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has rolled out further enhancements to its Global Meetings product.  With a minimum of just 50 and no maximum number of attendees, plus generous discounts on flights operated by its 19 member airlines, SkyTeam is responding to… Read the full press release

The global airline alliance SkyTeam opened new lounge at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport

Enhances premium travel experience, delivers synergies for SkyTeam members in Istanbul ISTANBUL, 2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, today opened its new lounge at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport.  The lounge is available to Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers flying from the airport on any of the alliance’s 10 airlines that serve… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM announced June 2013 traffic results

2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passenger In spite of strike action by European air traffic controllers, June 2013 passenger traffic rose by 2.5% for capacity up by 1.3%. The load factor stood at 85.2%, up one point. The group carried 7.0 million passengers (+1.6%). Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency was decrased compared with June 2012…. Read the full press release

KLM President & CEO Peter Hartman awarded royal decoration by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — In her speech, State Secretary Mansveld remarked on Mr Hartman’s passion, saying: “This is what they mean when they say that someone has a ‘blue heart’, with kerosene running through his veins.” The state secretary went on acknowledge the role Mr Hartman had played in the merger between Air France and KLM,… Read the full press release

SkyTeam Summer schedule boosts flights from Greater China by 26% over previous year

SkyTeam Increases Presence in Greater China, Underscores Position as Region’s Leading Airline Alliance AMSTERDAM, 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer SkyTeam is offering 26,833 weekly flights to, from and within the Greater China region, an increase of 26% in frequencies over last year. SkyTeam, which has four airlines from the region: China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Xiamen Airlines,… Read the full press release

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is re-enforcing its focus on customer-based initiatives through 2014

Garuda Indonesia joining on track, 20th member will strengthen Southeast Asian network CAPE TOWN, 2013-06-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is re-enforcing its focus on customer-based initiatives that ensure improved service offering whilst delivering more benefits for its membership throughout SkyTeam’s global network. “With our global network almost complete, our priority is now shifting to… Read the full press release

SkyTeam Launches Online Booking Tool, Enhances Global Meetings Product

Product facilitates organization of large-scale events worldwide AMSTERDAM, 2013-05-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has enhanced its Global Meetings product to offer more convenience when organizing international events. New features include an online self-booking tool, enabling delegates to book discounted travel on any of SkyTeam’s 19 member airlines through a dedicated portal on… Read the full press release