Amsterdam, 8 July 2010 - To celebrate its 10 year anniversary in 2010, the SkyTeam airline alliance is currently offering customers a special promotion using the Round the World fare pass with reductions between 5% and 30%. Bookings can be made until 30 September 2010 and travel should be completed before 30 June 2011.
With the SkyTeam Round the World fare pass, customers need only one ticket to travel around the globe. All 13 member airlines participate in this offer and travelers can plan their trip using a selection of carriers.
The Round the World promotion provides further fare discounts on the regular SkyTeam Round the World fare pass. Depending on where the trip starts, customers can get up to 30% discount on the price. The offer applies to leisure and business travelers in both economy and business class cabins.
Customers can contact their local ticketing SkyTeam member airline reservation center or a travel agent for details and bookings.
“As we celebrate SkyTeam's 10th anniversary, we are delighted to be able to offer our SkyTeam customers even lower-fares and additional savings through our first dedicated Round the World pass promotion", said Mr Mauro Oretti, Vice President Marketing & Sales at the launch of the promotion.
Below is an example of how a customer can save up to approximately € 600 if a SkyTeam Round the World fare is booked through KLM in the Netherlands, using additional SkyTeam carriers like Delta, Korean Air and China Southern:
Amsterdam–New York-Los Angeles-Seoul-Shanghai-Amsterdam
The regular price including surcharges and government tax, adds up to a total of € 2,901.82
With the Round the World promotion, the fare will be € 2,302.82
Total mileage: 18,125 miles
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SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers over 420 lounges worldwide. The thirteen members are: Aeroflot, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, TAROM Romanian Air Transport and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 385 million annual passengers a worldwide system of over 12,500 daily flights to 898 destinations in 169 countries. SkyTeam celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2010. www.skyteam.com