SkyTeam – a growing Air Alliance you’ll want to know…

SkyTeam logo300pxFor those of us in North America, it may be a lesser known airline alliance than Star Alliance, but the 20 airline members of SkyTeam are a formidable bunch. They fly 16,323 flights a day to 1,052 destinations in 177 countries. They cover most every area of the world and are the largest air alliance in Greater China. SkyTeam’s airlines are some of the most respected and best ranked you’ll find.

SkyTeam's airline members include Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, AeroMexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Middle Eastern Airlines, Saudia, Tarom, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Airlines.

Why is SkyTeam so interesting?




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Well SkyTeam is on the cusp of becoming one of the largest, most diverse airline alliance preferences. During 2015, SkyTeam – managed and operated by Plaza Premium Group – announced their ambitious expansion plans. They are adding Allways, Aerotel and Flight Club to their specialty portfolio.

Allways is an airport Meet and Greet service being rolled out in 7 airports. This special service is currently available at Toronto Pearson Airport and New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport. It will soon be available at airports in Singapore, Macau, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat and London Heathrow.

Aerotel is a distinctive chain of airport hotels. Their property in Singapore is the only hotel in the restricted airside area to have an outside swimming pool and Jacuzzi. This line of hotels offer travellers features like signature fragrance and soft acoustics, a five-star mattress, a powerful hot shower and natural skincare products. This hotel line is currently at the Singapore Changi Airport and is opening soon at Abu Dhabi Airport and at London’s Heathrow.

And to round out SkyTeam’s raft of services, Flight Club is a new dining concept for airports. It promotes the benefits of eating healthy while enroute to/from your destination. Through wall art, their restaurants will promote the benefits of herbs and seeds and other healthy fare available on their menus. Flight Club is now available at KL Airport in Malaysia. What a great, overdue idea - good food while ‘on the road’.

Already well integrated in SkyTeam’s offerings are their Plaza Premium Lounges. These lounges are the world’s largest independent airport lounge network and were the first ones to offer ALL travellers the advantage of using their lounges for a fee. No need to achieve a certain airline status. Plaza Premium Lounges offer comfort seating, recharge stations, food and beverage, high speed Wi-Fi, VIP rooms, internet workstations, shower rooms and baggage handling. And these are only a few services offered in their service menu.

To use these distinctive SkyTeam services, you just need to become a member of one of their member airlines’ frequent flyer programs. See airline list above.

Then once you’re a member, you’ll be able to experience the full benefits of SkyTeam’s motto:

Caring more about you.

Visit SkyTeam for more information.

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