Press Releases

SkyTeam wins two accolades at International Customer Experience Awards ICXA 2021

We are proud to announce that we have won two awards at this year’s International Customer Experience Awards ICXA 2021.

Thursday, 25 November 2021

SkyTeam welcomes ITA Airways on board

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has welcomed ITA Airways - Italy’s new national carrier - into the alliance, replacing Alitalia. With ITA Airways on board, SkyTeam’s 700 million customers will continue to enjoy seamless connections to key destinations across Italy.

AMSTERDAM, 29 October 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.

9 September 2021

From one DC-3 to a fleet of over 800 aircraft, Delta celebrates 75 years of leading the cargo industry

Seventy-five years ago, Delta made its official but humble entry into the cargo business: 200 pounds of freshly picked mushrooms loaded aboard a DC-3 destined for Atlanta, making farm-to-table a possibility decades before it became a culinary hashtag.

ATLANTA, August 18, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 9 June 2021