Press releases 2018

Press releases, SkyTeam stories and news articles.

Update: SkyTeam and China Southern

China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, as of 1 January 2019.


SkyTeam, Hertz partnership drives Frequent Flyer benefits

SkyTeam has partnered with global car rental company, Hertz, becoming the first airline alliance to offer car hire benefits to Frequent Flyers plus the opportunity to earn miles when renting a vehicle.

AMSTERDAM, October 15 2018

SkyTeam invites Frequent Flyers to shape the alliance of the future

As part of its continued focus on providing the best multi-airline experience in the industry, SkyTeam has made it easier than ever for top frequent flyers to share their feedback and suggestions when they travel via its SkyPriority Audit app.

AMSTERDAM, 2 October 2018

Find and book flights faster with SkyTeam’s new metasearch tool

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance has launched a new metasearch tool on its website making it easier for customers to plan and book trips on all 20 member airlines.

AMSTERDAM, 24 September 2018

SkyTeam announces new customer research platform

In an effort to learn more from our passengers, SkyTeam has formed the “Jet Setters” research community.

SkyTeam Airline Alliance Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has named Kristin Colvile as its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was confirmed today at a meeting of the alliance’s Governing Board, which is composed of CEOs and Chairmen of the 20 member airlines.

AMSTERDAM, 4 June 2018

SkyTeam develops new technology delivering increased seamlessness for customers

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has reached a milestone in the development of advanced technology enhancing its current tech hub with new functionalities.

AMSTERDAM, 4 June 2018

Making the most of miles

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is making it easier for frequent flyers to use their miles to book reward travel across multiple member airlines. An online booking tool is putting customers in control of their own trips, by displaying available flights in real-time and offering greater choice.

AMSTERDAM, 22 May 2018

SkyTeam’s app puts global airports on the map

Global airline alliance, SkyTeam, has launched a series of digital maps to help customers breeze through its global hubs, as it continues investing in technology to enhance the airport experience.

AMSTERDAM, 4 April 2018

Connecting customers to benefit from SkyTeam Rebooking solution

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched SkyTeam Rebooking, an innovative technology solution designed to reduce inconvenience caused to customers by flight delays, cancellations, and diversions.

AMSTERDAM, 6 March 2018

SkyTeam brings the spirit of giving to Vancouver Airport for Lunar New Year

Global airline alliance, SkyTeam, made traveling to see family and friends for the Lunar New Year celebrations extra special at Vancouver International Airport.

AMSTERDAM, 22 February 2018

SkyTeam elevates ground experience with new lounges in Santiago and Istanbul

Global airline alliance, SkyTeam, has announced two new branded lounges: one in Santiago, Chile and one at Istanbul’s new international airport.

AMSTERDAM, 28 February 2018