Press releases and news articles 2023

SkyTeam scoops ‘Alliance of the Year’ in Air Transport Awards 2023

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.

AMSTERDAM, 20 March 2023

Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam Alliance today

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 open first joint lounge in São Paulo

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.

AMSTERDAM, 16 February 2023

SkyTeam announces second Sustainable Flight Challenge for 2023

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.

AMSTERDAM, 9 February 2023

SkyTeam’s top travelers help reshape the customer experience via upgraded SkyPriority Panel Audit App

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.

AMSTERDAM, 19 January 2023