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SkyTeam
Official Launch Date June 22, 2000
Members Full 9
Non-Voting 0
Pending 6
Destinations Served Airports 684
Countries 133
Annual Passengers (M) 343.6
Fleet Size 2151
Management
Website skyteam.com

SkyTeam Alliance is the second-largest airline alliance in the world, partnering Aeroméxico, Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1885x543, 87 KB) Summary SkyTeam Logo Source: SkyTeam Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Skyteam logo The OneWorld logo The Star Alliance logo An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... AeroMéxico, is Mexicos largest airline, considered for more than 11 consecutive years as the most on-time airline worldwide. ... Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before the take-over of KLM, it was essentially the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (at January 2005). ... KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its (agreed) take-over by Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. ... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an American airline. ... CSA Czech Airlines (in Czech: ÄŒeské aerolinie (or Czech Airlines) is the Czech national airline company, based in Prague. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ...


The stated benefits and goals of the alliance are:

  • Easy frequent flyer mile collection and redemption across carriers
  • Reciprocal airport lounge access between carriers
  • Guaranteed reservations for Elite Plus customers
  • More available flights and easier connections between carriers
  • More fare options
  • Unified check-in for all carriers
  • Consistent quality standards across carriers
  • One reservation network for all members

SkyTeam calls itself the "first alliance built around customer needs".


In 2005 SkyTeam was the world's best airline alliance, according to the readers of Global Traveler Magazine 1.

Contents


Membership History

This article is about the year 2000. ... AeroMéxico, is Mexicos largest airline, considered for more than 11 consecutive years as the most on-time airline worldwide. ... Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before the take-over of KLM, it was essentially the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (at January 2005). ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... CSA Czech Airlines (in Czech: České aerolinie (or Czech Airlines) is the Czech national airline company, based in Prague. ... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an American airline. ... KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its (agreed) take-over by Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ... oneworld is third largest airline alliance in the world, behind Star Alliance and Skyteam. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Malév Hungarian Airlines, a translation of the Hungarian Magyar Légiközlekedési Vállalat, is the national airline of Hungary. ... oneworld is third largest airline alliance in the world, behind Star Alliance and Skyteam. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name. ... Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A. is an airline based in Palma, Majorca, Spain. ... The Child Online Protection Act (COPA) is a law in the United States of America, passed in 1998 with the declared purpose of protecting children from harmful sexual material on the internet. ... Kenya Airways is the national airline of Kenya in East Africa, operating scheduled services throughout Africa, to Europe and Asia. ... KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its (agreed) take-over by Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. ... TAROM is the flag carrier airline of Romania. ... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... A Frequent Flyer Program is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A. is an airline based in Palma, Majorca, Spain. ... Copa Airlines is the national flag airline of Panama. ... Kenya Airways is the national airline of Kenya in East Africa, operating scheduled services throughout Africa, to Europe and Asia. ... TAROM is the flag carrier airline of Romania. ... China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (Russian:Аэрофло́т — Росси́йские авиали́нии), or Aeroflot (Аэрофло́т; literally air fleet) , is the Russian national airline and is the biggest carrier in Russia. ...

Members

Current

Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... AeroMéxico, is Mexicos largest airline, considered for more than 11 consecutive years as the most on-time airline worldwide. ... Image File history File links France_flag_large. ... Large flag of the Netherlands. ... Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before the take-over of KLM, it was essentially the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (at January 2005). ... KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its (agreed) take-over by Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. ... Download high resolution version (1200x800, 1 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Austria Arsenal F.C. A.S. Roma A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Belgium Czech Republic Cyprus Economy of the Czech Republic Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. European Union Estonia European Parliament Talk:European Union... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... Download high resolution version (1520x800, 18 KB) Subject: Flag of the United States. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an American airline. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... CSA Czech Airlines (in Czech: České aerolinie (or Czech Airlines) is the Czech national airline company, based in Prague. ... Download high resolution version (1520x800, 18 KB) Subject: Flag of the United States. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ... Taegeukgi: National Flag of Republic of Korea For more information, see Cheong Wa Dae, Office of the President, Republic of Korea. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... Download high resolution version (1520x800, 18 KB) Subject: Flag of the United States. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ...

Future

  • Air Europa [11] (associate, sponsored by Air France)
  • COPA [12] (associate, sponsored by Continental Airlines)
  • Kenya Airways [13] (associate, sponsored by KLM)
  • Tarom [14] (associate, sponsored by Alitalia)
  • Aeroflot [15] signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 24, 2004 paving the way for the Russian carrier's entry into the alliance in 2006, after meeting all joining requirements.
  • China Southern Airlines [16] did the same on August 28, 2004.
  • Air Liban (associate, sponsored by Air France, according to an Air France press release on January 16, 2006)

Image File history File links Spain_flag_large. ... Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A. is an airline based in Palma, Majorca, Spain. ... Large flag of Panama Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... The Child Online Protection Act (COPA) is a law in the United States of America, passed in 1998 with the declared purpose of protecting children from harmful sexual material on the internet. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Kenya Airways is the national airline of Kenya in East Africa, operating scheduled services throughout Africa, to Europe and Asia. ... Large flag of Romania Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... TAROM is the flag carrier airline of Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (Russian:Аэрофло́т — Росси́йские авиали́нии), or Aeroflot (Аэрофло́т; literally air fleet) , is the Russian national airline and is the biggest carrier in Russia. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lebanon. ...

Possible Future Members

Large flag of Malaysia Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Malaysia Airlines (Abbreviated: MAS; Malay: Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad; Simplified Chinese: 马来西亚航空公司, 马航 (abb. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia_and_Montenegro. ... Jat Airways is the national carrier of Serbia and Montenegro, former national carrier of Yugoslavia, and the sixteenth-oldest airline in Europe. ...

Premium Status

SkyTeam has two premium levels, Elite and Elite Plus, based on a customer's tier status in a member carrier's frequent flyer program. Each of the member and associate airlines recognizes the elite statuses, with a few exceptions. The statuses have no specific requirements of their own; membership is based solely on the frequent flyer programs of individual member airlines. A Frequent Flyer Program is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ...


SkyTeam Elite

SkyTeam Elite status is awarded to customers who have reached the premium level of a member carrier's frequent flyer program.


Benefits of SkyTeam Elite membership:

  • Priority Reservations Waitlisting
  • Priority Airport Standby
  • Priority Boarding
  • Priority Check In
  • Preferred Seating

Membership tiers granting SkyTeam Elite:

Aerom xico, is one of Mexicos two major airline companies. ... Air France-KLM NYSE: AKH is an airline company incorporated under French law and with its headquarters at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris. ... Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program of Air France and KLM. In june 2005 the frequent flyer programs of Air France (Fréquence plus) and KLM (Flying Dutchman) were combined to the Flying Blue program after the two companies merged. ... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an American airline. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ...

SkyTeam Elite Plus

SkyTeam Elite Plus status is awarded to customers who have reached the higher premium level of a member carrier's frequent flyer program.


Benefits of SkyTeam Elite Plus membership:

  • Priority Reservations Waitlisting
  • Priority Airport Standby
  • Priority Boarding
  • Priority Airport Check In
  • Preferred Seating
  • Priority Baggage Handling
  • Additional Checked Luggage Allowance
  • Airport Lounge Access
  • Guaranteed Reservations on Sold-Out Flights

Membership tiers granting SkyTeam Elite Plus:

  • Aeromexico (Club Premier) - Platinum
  • Air France-KLM (Flying Blue) - Platinum, Gold (for non-US residents)
  • Alitalia (MilleMiglia) - Freccia Alata
  • Continental (OnePass) - Platinum
  • Czech (OK Plus) - Gold
  • Delta (SkyMiles) - Platinum Medallion
  • Korean Air (SKYPASS) - Million Miler, Premium
  • Northwest (WorldPerks) - Platinum

Aerom xico, is one of Mexicos two major airline companies. ... Air France-KLM NYSE: AKH is an airline company incorporated under French law and with its headquarters at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris. ... Alitalia (Linee Aeree Italiane) (IATA: AZ, ICAO: AZA, and Callsign: Alitalia) is the national budget airline of Italy. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an American airline. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ...

Destinations

Further information: Skyteam destinations, and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]]

This is a list of destinations the SkyTeam Alliance serves, compiled from the destinations of its 9 member carriers. ...

See also

Wings (for clarity the Wings Alliance) was the working name of a proposed airline alliance to be anchored by the US carriers Northwest Airlines and Continental Airlines with the European flag carriers KLM Royal Dutch Airlines of the Netherlands and Italys Alitalia. ... oneworld is third largest airline alliance in the world, behind Star Alliance and Skyteam. ... Launched on May 14, 1997, the Star Alliance was the first, and remains the largest airline alliance in the world, with the following points of cooperation among its partner airlines: Frequent flyer program integration allows airline miles to be earned and redeemed on all members of the Alliance at the...

External links

  • http://www.skyteam.com/


Members of the SkyTeam Alliance Logo: SkyTeam
Aeroméxico | Air France | Alitalia | Continental Airlines | CSA Czech Airlines | Delta Air Lines | KLM | Korean Air | Northwest Airlines
Future members: Air Europa | Aeroflot | China Southern Airlines | COPA | Kenya Airways | MEA | TAROM

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SkyTeam offers customers worldwide access, improved choice and convenience, consistent service and the ability to be recognized and rewarded for their loyalty.
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