Press releases 2021

Press releases, SkyTeam stories and news articles.

SkyTeam takes gold and silver at International Customer Experience Awards ICXA 2021

SkyTeam takes gold and silver at International Customer Experience Awards ICXA 2021

AMSTERDAM, 9 December 2021

Welcome back! SkyTeam reopens Dubai lounge today

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has reopened the doors of its Dubai lounge today, 18 months after it was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AMSTERDAM, 1 October 2021

SkyTeam members unanimously commit to IATA’s 25by2025 initiative to drive greater gender equality across aviation industry

All 19 SkyTeam member airlines have signed up to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 25by2025 initiative, as the global airline alliance advocates for greater gender diversity in the industry.

AMSTERDAM, 9 September 2021

SkyTeam’s Istanbul Lounge awarded ‘Safe Tourism Certificate’

SkyTeam’s Istanbul Lounge has been awarded a Safe Tourism Certificate by Turkey’s Tourism Promotion and Development Agency in recognition of the alliance’s multi-layered commitment to health safety in its lounges. The SkyTeam Lounge submitted a voluntary application to the program, which is compulsory for hotels of 30 or more rooms, and will undergo regular rigorous inspections in order to renew its certificate each month.

SkyTeam celebrates 21 years of dedicated service to its members and their customers

Today marks SkyTeam’s 21st anniversary, a significant milestone in the global airline alliance’s history since it was founded in New York City by Aeromexico, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air. The 19-member alliance is eyeing a future beyond COVID as an industry leader in seamless customer experience, powered by its proprietary innovative technology – the digital spine - to deliver a frictionless, safer customer experience.

AMSTERDAM, 22 June 2021

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance Urge Universal Travel Standards

To facilitate the safe restart of international travel and restore the value contributed by travel and tourism to the world’s economy, the three global airline alliances oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance are calling on G7 governments, at their upcoming leadership summit on 11-13 June, to agree on a common set of travel and health standards to enable the safe reopening of borders.

AMSTERDAM, 9 June 2021

SkyTeam Expands SkyCare&Protect Pledge with New Digital, Health and Safety Measures

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has boosted its SkyCare&Protect pledge with digital solutions and further health and safety measures to restore customer confidence in air travel. With rapidly changing regulations, the alliance’s member airlines are equipping customers with all the information they need – including the latest travel restrictions and how and where to book pre-travel COVID tests – so they comply before they fly.

AMSTERDAM, 27 April 2021

SkyTeam partners with TrustAssure™ to Launch Global Online Testing Labs Locator

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is facilitating customer access to COVID-19 tests with a new online directory of over 15,000 testing locations worldwide. The Testing Labs Locator, powered by TrustAssure, enables customers to find and book the COVID-19 test they need with a trusted health provider, including polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, in a matter of clicks.

AMSTERDAM, 15 February 2021