AMSTERDAM, August 19th 2014 – 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 Lounge at London Heathrow’s Terminal 4.
The two months pilot project is available to customers flying from London Heathrow on any of the 13 member airlines serving the airport. The studio will have yoga mats and a video showing a series of easy-to-follow sequence.
“Behind the design concept of each SkyTeam Lounge is a focus on our customers’ wellbeing, taking them away from the hectic airport terminal and into a tranquil environment,” said Fatima da Gloria, SkyTeam Director Brand and Communications. “Yoga is renowned for improving the mind and body through its focus on stretching and breathing - perfect for some pre-flight fitness.”
The pilot yoga studio builds on SkyTeam’s existing relaxing facilities at Heathrow, which include: a wellness centre offering a wide range of complimentary spa treatments; an oxygen bar for a pre-departure energy boost; and massage chairs.
In addition to 516 global lounges available to its customers; SkyTeam alliance has two Lounges in London’s Heathrow Airport and Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. The alliance is set to open a new lounge at Sydney International Airport towards the end of this year, with a fourth lounge in Dubai scheduled to open early in 2015. To find out more about SkyTeam’s Lounges, click here.
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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 access to 516 lounges worldwide. The 20 members are: Aeroflot, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 612 million annual customers over 16,323 daily flights to 1,052 destinations in 177 countries.