SkyTeam, the global airline alliance partnering ten members – including Aeroflot, Aeroméxico, Air France, Alitalia, China Southern Airlines, Continental Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Korean Air – and three Associate carriers – Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Kenya Airways – sets itself apart by offering an exclusive experience for all passengers. Issued monthly, SkyTeam NewsFlash provides media with key updates and insights on alliance activities.
SkyTeam Offers Tips for Frequent Flyers
As the busy summer vacation season comes to an end, frequent travelers may already be checking on their frequent flier account balances to earn enough miles for their next trip, or maintain their status level. And now may be the best time to do so, as airlines are offering more passenger benefits via their frequent flyer programs (FFP), in addition to increasingly convenient fares. In fact, frequent flyer experts agree that now may be the best time for passengers to acquire more miles at a lower cost.
At the heart of SkyTeam’s alliance benefits is its multi-carrier frequent flyer program, which allows its passengers to earn and redeem miles on all SkyTeam carriers. In this month’s NewsFlash, Mauro Oretti, SkyTeam vice president of sales and marketing, offers the following tips and best practices for SkyTeam frequent flyers:
Above all, be sure to consult with the respective airline website or representatives from your airline’s FFP to verify your eligibility, check your account balance and confirm flight details. Utilizing these best practices and keeping informed of ongoing changes and developments can help passengers receive the most from their frequent flyer programs.