Press releases and news articles 2023
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced Andrés Conesa, Aeromexico’s Chief Executive Officer, as the new chair of its alliance board. Dr. Conesa has been at the helm of Aeromexico, a founding member of SkyTeam, since 2005.
After months of innovating and ideating, the wait is over. Between 15 – 28 May 2023, 22 global airlines will take to the skies as part of SkyTeam’s second Sustainable Flight Challenge – a shared mission to discover new solutions to help make air travel greener.
SkyTeam sounds are taking off with a series of three special Spotify playlists carefully curated to put customers on cloud nine as they cross the alliance’s global network. Whether they want to unwind in one of SkyTeam’s 750 airport lounges or chill at altitude, customers can enjoy a soundtrack for every step of their journey featuring some of the best tunes for travel.
SkyTeam has been named ‘Alliance of the Year’ in this year’s Air Transport Awards. Held in Montreal on Sunday, 19 March, the annual awards are the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry. It is the third time SkyTeam has been ranked as the number one alliance.
Virgin Atlantic is officially joining SkyTeam today, enhancing the alliance’s offering at both London Heathrow and Manchester Airport. Customers can now benefit from more opportunities to earn and redeem points, with access to an extensive global route network.
SkyTeam and Global Lounge Network (GLN) are partnering to open their first jointlounge at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The new São Paulo lounge offers a well-appointed 700 square meter space with seating for 180 guests.
SkyTeam, has announced its second Sustainable Flight Challenge will take place in May 2023 with the enthusiastic support of its member airlines’ CEOs. The Sustainable Flight Challenge (TSFC) harnesses the power of competition to encourage global airlines to accelerate their sustainability journeys by finding new ways to reduce air travel’s carbon footprint.
SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has upgraded its innovative SkyPriority Panel Audit App for Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers. Travelers can now complete quick surveys rating their experience of 750 airport lounges, as well as review SkyPriority touchpoints at more than 970 airports.