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SkyTeam is the global airline alliance partnering ten members, including Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, China Southern, Continental Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Korean Air, and three Associate Airlines: Air Europa, Copa Airlines (Panama) and Kenya Airways. SkyTeam offers its 462 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 16,700 daily flights covering 905 destinations in 169 countries

In April 2009, SkyTeam and Vietnam Airlines signed a preliminary agreement today confirming the airline's first step towards full membership into the SkyTeam alliance. The agreement outlines Vietnam Airlines' intentions to undertake exclusive discussions to become a part of SkyTeam during the year 2010, pending fulfillment of the alliance's membership requirements.

Continental Airlines announced it will end its participation in SkyTeam after its last scheduled flight on Oct. 24, 2009 and joins Star Alliance on Oct. 27, 2009.

SkyTeam in News

Vacation Express Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Baltimore to Grand Bahama Island
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Today, Vacation Express, one of the country's largest tour operators, celebrates the start of the summer travel season with exclusive, non-stop flights from Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) to Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO). This flight will continue through the summer and fall, until October 24th.

Bahamas Even Easier to Get to With Expanded Delta Flights
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 10, 2015) - The Islands of The Bahamas are now even easier to get to, for visitors in the US

Vacation Express Announces New Weekly Nonstop Departures to Cancun, Mexico
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - February 24, 2015) -  Today, Vacation Express announced new, nonstop flights from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) to Cancun International Airport (CUN) that will begin May 20, 2015 and continue until August 2, 2015

Passport Premiere Detects Widespread Business Class Fare Sales
Passport Premiere has detected widespread business class fare sales in response to overstated fare levels. Business class buying events are currently in effect to Asia, Africa and Australia. Fare corrections happen when carriers overestimate the value of their unsold inventory and slash fares to avoid empty business class cabins.

AerCap Leases Twenty-Four A320neos to China Southern, Asia's Largest Airline
Amsterdam, The Netherlands; January 5, 2015 - AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) announced today that it has signed an agreement with China Southern, the largest airline in both Asia and The People's Republic of China, for the lease of twenty-four Airbus A320neo family aircraft from its order book.

European Telecoms Could Realize €39 Billion by Re-Imagining the Network
Business Wire IndiaChallenged by anticpated growth in fixed, mobile and IoT traffic, European operators are devising new technology designs and standards, drawing inspiration from highly optimized technology and business design of their Cloud peers. A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D

FRHI Launches Mileage Partnership with Saudia
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Delta Air Lines Partnered With Michael Buble This Past Friday to Celebrate Airlines Expansion in Seattle, Washington
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL)

Delta Air Lines Teams Up With Michael Buble to Celebrate Airlines Expansion in Seattle, Washington Friday, Nov. 15
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced they would team with Grammy® Award-winning Warner Bros. Records recording artist, Michael Bublé for an exclusive event on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in recognition of the airline's top customers in the Seattle market Adds Notable Growth Executives to Board of Directors to Fuel Global Expansion
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 04, 2013) - GetGoing, the innovative personalized travel search and booking engine, today announced it has added experienced airline executive Fred Reid and accomplished finance executive Nilesh Lakhani to its corporate Board of Directors

What You Call Cool, We Call Holland
Were you among the first of your friends to start biking to work or shopping at vintage boutiques and organic farmers' markets? Your answer may be yes, but a new marketing campaign launched today called "Holland. The Original Cool." shows travelers that what is now considered cool in America has been part of the cultural fabric of Holland for centuries.

New Streamlined Connections at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Transfer passengers in terminals 2E and 2F can now benefit from new direct, simpler and quicker connection routes to their departure lounges.

WheelTug Announces Letter of Intent With KLM
WheelTug plc announces today the execution of a letter of intent with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, to explore possibilities to install the WheelTug aircraft electric drive system on its aircraft fleet in the future. WheelTug plc, based in Gibraltar, is developing the new technology. Subject to certification of the system and execution of a definitive agreement, the system will be installed

Agreement: Alitalia - WheelTug to Introduce Electric Drive System for Aircraft Taxi
Alitalia and WheelTug today announced the signing of a partnership to introduce an innovative electric drive system for taxiing the Airbus A320 family of aircraft.

Welcome to Satellite S4, the Most Amazing Boarding Lounge in Europe
Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) and Air France today exclusively previewed the new boarding satellite at Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 2E - the S4.

TIBCO Software Grows License Revenue by 29% and Total Revenue by 24% Over Q3 2010
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter, which ended on August 28, 2011.

AirFrance KLM June 2011 traffic

AMSTELVEEN, 8 June 2011 - In codeshare with SkyTeam partner China Southern Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is offering three extra direct flights to Guangzhou in Southern China with effect from today. In so doing, KLM is further increasing the frequency of its network of flights to and from China.

AirFrance KLM April 2011 traffic

KLM expands service to China
AMSTELVEEN, 27 March 2011 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today marked the start of the summer schedule, operating its first flight to Xiamen International Airport in China. KLM is the first airline to operate a direct service between Xiamen and Europe.

e.Digital Enters Into New eVU(R) Sales and Services Agreement With Alitalia
e.Digital Corporation (OTCBB: EDIG), a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, announced today that it has entered into a new eVU sales and services agreement with Alitalia. The agreement covers new eVU sales and on-going content integration and repair services

BagDrop Recognized With InterSystems Breakthrough Application Award
InterSystems Corporation, a global provider of advanced database, integration and business intelligence technologies, today announced that technology firm BagDrop Systems BV has received the InterSystems Award for Breakthrough Applications. The international award program honors companies that use InterSystems' advanced technologies to build innovative game-changing solutions.

Mainport strengthened - New growth, an expanded network and a gradual return to profitability
Schiphol, 17 February 2011

KLM resumes scheduled services to Buenos Aires
Amstelveen, 16 February 2011 - After an absence of 10 years, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume scheduled services between Amsterdam and Buenos Aires on 31 October 2011. Buenos Aires will become KLMs' 67th intercontinental destination

AirFrance KLM January 2011 traffic
Passenger: rise in traffic (+4.8%) and load factor (+1.1 point) Cargo: rise in traffic (+2.4%) and stable load factor  January 2010 was disrupted by snowfall, and a two day strike by air traffic controllers in France, which particularly affected medium-haul, thereby creating a favourable comparison basis.

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