Press releases 2020

Press releases, SkyTeam stories and news articles.

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance support Worldwide Airport Slot Board recommendations to aid industry recovery

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance support calls for governments to implement recommendations for slot relief measures for Northern Summer 2021 issued by the Worldwide Airport Slot Board (WASB), comprising Airports Council International (ACI World), IATA, and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group (WWACG).

AMSTERDAM, 22 December 2020

SkyTeam Lounges Have Safety in Mind 24/7

SkyTeam’s reopened lounges in Vancouver and Istanbul are once again welcoming customers around the clock after having been temporarily closed due to the pandemic. And as customers return to travel, they are discovering the same relaxing environment as before, but with some important differences to give them greater peace of mind in the age of COVID-19.

AMSTERDAM, 3 December 2020

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance support a globally harmonized approach to health testing to build a framework of trust

The three global airline alliances, oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance, are in full support of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) second-phase Council on Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) report released on 10 November. Together, they urge governments to implement the report guidelines for passenger testing protocols, as well as the adoption of digital health pass technology, so air travel may safely resume.

AMSTERDAM, 11 November 2020

SkyTeam’s member airlines support reliable COVID-19 rapid testing to restore international air travel

With the industry at crisis point, SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, supports the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) call for standardized COVID-19 testing before departure.

AMSTERDAM, 30 September 2020

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance Come Together to Let Travelers Know They Can Fly With Confidence

The three global airline alliances, collectively representing over fifty percent of the world’s air traffic, have come together to highlight the measures airlines are adopting to assure the well-being of customers while travelling. Dear Travelers1, a video by the three alliances, provides a look at what customers can expect on their journeys over the coming months as travel restrictions are slowly eased and the world starts to reopen.

AMSTERDAM, 9 July 2020

SkyTeam announces SkyCare&Protect

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced SkyCare&Protect.

AMSTERDAM, 22 June 2020

Caring More About You

Taking care of you has always been the number one priority for SkyTeam and its members, and over the last few months this has become more important than ever.

AMSTERDAM, 21 May 2020

SkyTeam, oneworld, and Star Alliance member airlines call on governments and stakeholders for extraordinary support

On behalf of their member airlines, the three global airline alliances oneworld®, SkyTeam and Star Alliance are jointly calling on governments and stakeholders to take action to alleviate the unprecedented challenges faced by the global airline industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

AMSTERDAM, 16 March 2020