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Introduction

This is the "newest" airline alliance. Calling itself "one of the worlds' top three" alliances, SkyTeam is also an alliance which claims global coverage, and "the most trans-Atlantic connections offered by any alliance". It does not strive to be the biggest alliance, in future.

Slogan

"Caring more about you"

Website

http://www.skyteam.com.

Founded

22 June 2000. (Cooperation between AFR and DAL initiated on 22 June 1999).

Number of aircraft

1 283

Airbus share

160 = 31 %

Boeing share

818 = 55 %

Aircraft on order

330

Founding members

Air France (AF/AFR), AeroMexico (AM/AMX), Delta Airlines (DL/ (DAL), Korean Air (KE/KAL)

Additional members

-

Number of employees

137 030

Future members

Probably CSA Czech Airlines (OK) (CSA) in March 2001, and Aeroflot (SU) (AFL) in 2003.

Former members

-

Major Hubs

Europe: Paris-CDG, Paris-Orly

America: Atlanta, Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, Mexico-City

Asia: Seoul

Africa: -

Oceania: -