Blog posts tagged: SkyTeam

Airport lounges are re-opening: what to expect in the COVID-19 era

While the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic are hopefully behind us, there are still few hints of a “new normal.” With a patchwork of government regulations and ever-changing rules, fears of a second wave, and general uncertainty, the travel industry has been decimated and is bracing for some of its darkest years ahead. Still, […]

The SkyTeam Lounge returns to Istanbul with twice the space and new amenities

After a seven-month hiatus, SkyTeam elite and premium passengers again have a place to call home when traveling through Istanbul. Yesterday, Kristin Colvile, CEO of SkyTeam, inaugurated the new SkyTeam Lounge at Istanbul’s sprawling new airport. The global airline alliance is fashionably late: not only did the new airport open early April, but the lounge […]

FIRST LOOK: The new SkyTeam Vancouver Lounge

Yesterday, SkyTeam officially unveiled its newest joint lounge, located at Vancouver airport. The 20-member airline alliance celebrated the launch in style with live music, libations, and a full East-meets-West buffet spread representative of what passengers may look forward to. In attendance were Perry Cantarutti, SkyTeam’s CEO and managing director; Jacques Vareilles, SkyTeam’s Brand and Communications […]

The Great LAX Reshuffle: How To Find Your Lounge

Brace yourselves: the largest shake-up in the history of Los Angeles airport is about to begin. From Friday, May 12h through Wednesday, May 17th, night crews (and the occasional day crew) will achieve the seemingly impossible feat of relocating 15 airlines. The impetus behind one of the largest terminal swaps ever conceived is Delta’s major […]

New SkyTeam Lounge Opens in Beijing

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Today, the SkyTeam alliance opened its newest joint lounge, based at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). The facility, located in Terminal 2, has 800 square meters of space and seats 160 travelers. SkyTeam gave the press a tour of the new space as far back as November 2016. Perry Cantarutti, SkyTeam’s CEO and managing director, presided […]

Air France transforms the short haul lounge experience at Paris CDG

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The unveiling of Air France’s new lounge a Paris Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2G this week marks the dawn of a new era for the carrier’s Schengen passengers. Terminal 2G: 20 narrow-body gates for Schengen flights Opened in 2008, Terminal 2G is one of the latest additions to the sprawling Roissy hub. Dedicated to flights within […]

Delta opens a new Sky Club at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport Concourse B

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Delta Air Lines has unveiled a new 24,914 square foot Sky Club in Concourse B near Gate B18 at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL). The club, which opened on September 23, is suspended over the tarmac, offering great views of the runway and downtown Atlanta. Claude Roussel is the managing director of Delta’s Sky Clubs. He […]

Delta’s new Sky Club in Denver highlights the airline’s commitment to ground services in emerging markets

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Delta passengers flying through the mile high city rejoice: this week, Delta opened a Sky Club lounge at Denver International airport (DEN), offering Sky Club members and premium passengers a long anticipated haven away from the bustle of the terminal. Delta’s unveiling of the new Sky Club has been decidedly low key. The airline did not even […]