ORLANDO, July 27th 2015 – SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is investing in more ways to ensure that travel throughout its 1,057 destinations is as seamless as possible for the 602 million passengers that fly on its airlines each year.
The airline alliance is celebrating 15 years since it was founded in New York City in 2000. Launched by four founding members - AeroMéxico, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air – today SkyTeam comprises 20 leading global airlines offering a comprehensive series of customer-focused programs around its worldwide network.
“In 15 years of our operations, we have grown and deepened cooperation between our members, covering over 90% of the most important traffic flows globally. Last year, more than 26 million passengers used at least two or more SkyTeam carriers to complete their journeys,” said Mauro Oretti, SkyTeam’s Vice President Marketing and Commercial Synergies. “Our focus remains on the customer, from seamless airport experience and transfers to integrated frequent flyer benefits; we are more focused than ever on delivering services that meet the expectations of our corporate travellers.”
SkyTeam’s numerous customer-focused initiatives include:
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Now in its 15th anniversary year, SkyTeam is the global airline alliance with 20 member airlines working together to offer seamless travel on an extensive global network. From top hubs around the world, SkyTeam members provide reliable and comfortable journeys to over 1,050 destinations. SkyTeam customers can unwind in 636 lounges as they travel, earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles. SkyTeam Elite Plus customers are eligible for SkyPriority services. 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 welcomes 665 million customers each year on more than 16,270 daily flights to 1,057 destinations in 179 countries.