Press releases and news articles 2022

7 Packing Tips To Master Your Bags

International air travel is back and airports are busy. Unfortunately, queues and other operational issues might impact your bag’s journey through the airport. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you’re packing for your next trip.

SkyTeam partners with World Aviation Festival for Amsterdam debut

SkyTeam is sponsoring the 20th Annual World Aviation Festival being held in the global airline alliance’s home city of Amsterdam from 4-6th October.

AMSTERDAM, 13 July 2022

SkyTeam Opens New Lounge in Santiago de Chile

SkyTeam’s latest branded lounge has opened its doors to customers at Santiago International Airport, the alliance’s first in South America. The 709m2 facility is available to international Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers, featuring special touches, authentic local cuisine and spectacular views across the Andes.

AMSTERDAM, 11 May 2022

SkyTeam and Aeroflot have agreed to temporarily suspend the airline's SkyTeam membership.

SkyTeam and Aeroflot have agreed to temporarily suspend the airline's SkyTeam membership.

AMSTERDAM, 27 April 2022

SkyTeam statement MU5735

SkyTeam learned with great regret today of the incident involving China Eastern Airlines flight number MU5735 flying from Kunming to Guangzhou. China Eastern Airlines is a member of SkyTeam.

The management and employees of all the SkyTeam partners are united in expressing their profound sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of this tragic incident.

Those seeking further information about the incident should contact China Eastern Airlines on its toll-free information number 400 849 5530. Updated information is available on the China Eastern Airlines website, at

AMSTERDAM, 21 March 2022

Delta and Aeromexico launch touchless check-in, powered by SkyTeam technology

Traveling on an itinerary that includes flights on both Aeromexico and Delta is getting easier thanks to seamless technology introduced by the two SkyTeam member airlines. Travelers can now check in digitally and get their boarding passes through either airline’s self-service channels, then go directly to security without needing to use a kiosk or see an agent, offering a faster, touchless airport experience.