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Sabre announces partnership with China's TravelSky

Sabre Teams Up With TravelSky Sabre announces partnership with China's TravelSky

SOUTHLAKE, Texas - Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company, today announced two new hotel agreements with TravelSky, China's Global Distribution System (GDS) and leading provider of ...

World tourism cities form alliance

World Tourism Cities Federation World tourism cities form alliance

With outbound tourism growing rapidly worldwide, Beijing and other major international cities have formed an alliance to make it easier for people to vacation abroad.

Competition regulator approves Virgin Australia-Singapore Airlines alliance

Virgin Australia-Singapore Airlines alliance approved Competition regulator approves Virgin Australia-Singapore Airlines alliance

Virgin Australia has gained approval from the competition regulator for its alliance with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines.

China Airlines joins SkyTeam

SkyTeam grows to 15 members, adds Taipei to Asian hub network China Airlines joins SkyTeam

TAIPEI, Taiwan - SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, today welcomed China Airlines as its 15th member at a joining ceremony held in Taipei.

Delta and Aeromexico create enhanced commercial alliance

Delta and Aeromexico Delta and Aeromexico create enhanced commercial alliance

ATLANTA and MEXICO CITY - Delta Air Lines and Grupo Aeromexico today announced a tentative agreement for a long-term, exclusive commercial alliance.

Seven Chinese cities unite to form tourism alliance

Cities promote regional tourism along the railway in China Seven Chinese cities unite to form tourism alliance

BEIJING, China - As the Beijing Shanghai High Speed Rail gives more convenience for residents to travel, 7 cities along the route including Beijing, Tianjin and Nanjing have united to form a city ...

Virgin dumps Malaysia Air, woos Singapore Airlines

Virgin Australia seeks partnership with Singapore Air Virgin dumps Malaysia Air, woos Singapore Airlines

Virgin Australia will seek to end its relationship with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as it pursues a partnership with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines (SIA).

NH Hotels teams with AMResorts in Dominican Republic

NH Hotels Forms Alliance with AMResorts NH Hotels teams with AMResorts in Dominican Republic

MADRID, Spain - NH Hotels, the Spanish hotel company leader, and AMResorts, the North American hotel company, have signed a strategic agreement to develop a new formula of collaboration which will ...

Middle East Airlines to join SkyTeam in 2012

SkyTeam to Welcome New Member Middle East Airlines to join SkyTeam in 2012

AMSTERDAM and BEIRUT - Middle East Airlines – Air Liban (MEA), the national carrier of Lebanon, will sign an agreement on Feb. 28 to officially start the process of joining SkyTeam in 2012.

Saudi Flag Carrier To Join Airline Alliance Saudi Arabian Airlines to join SkyTeam

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabian Airlines, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, today signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012.

Aerolineas Argentinas to join SkyTeam

SkyTeam expands its reach in South America Aerolineas Argentinas to join SkyTeam

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Aerolineas Argentinas, the flag carrier of Argentina, has signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012.

Garuda Indonesia Joins SkyTeam

SkyTeam expands its reach in Southeast Asia and Australia Garuda Indonesia Joins SkyTeam

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Garuda Indonesia, the flag carrier of Indonesia, today signed an agreement to join the SkyTeam airline alliance in 2012.

Russian S7 Airlines to join oneworld on November 15

Aviation News: S7 Joins Oneworld Russian S7 Airlines to join oneworld on November 15

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - S7 Airlines, Russia's leading domestic carrier, will become part of oneworld® effective Monday, 15 November, offering the alliance's full range of services and ...

Interim authorization given to Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue alliance

Aviation News Interim authorization given to Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue alliance

Airfares for new services between Australia and Abu Dhabi will go on sale from 1 October as interim authorisation was today given to the proposed alliance between Virgin Blue and Etihad Airways. ...

Taiwanese Flag Carrier Joins SkyTeam Aviation news: China Airlines joins SkyTeam global airline alliance

TAIPEI - China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan, signed a letter of intent Tuesday to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance. The process is expected to be completed by mid-2011.

Feds give thumbs down to Delta-Virgin Blue alliance

No deal for Delta and Virgin Blue Feds give thumbs down to Delta-Virgin Blue alliance

JOSH MITCHELL

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday gave a thumbs down to plans by Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. and Delta Air Lines Inc.

Assessing the role of RM in ensuring financial success of an alliance in the aviation industry

Airline Revenue Management Assessing the role of RM in ensuring financial success of an alliance in the aviation industry

IN-DEPTH: Interview with Melissa Skluzacek, director – forecasting and operations research, Frontier Airlines

Can Sir Richard build a fourth global alliance?

Virgin airlines linking together Can Sir Richard build a fourth global alliance?

Scott McCartney

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is linking its Virgin airlines together through frequent-flier programs, raising the question of whether the British entrepreneur can build a true global airline ...

Aviation news: oneworld alliance welcomes Air Berlin

German Airline Joins Oneworld Aviation news: oneworld alliance welcomes Air Berlin

Aubrey Cohen

Air Berlin reached an agreement Monday to join the oneworld alliance.

DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners

Airline alliance antitrust immunity granted DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners

NEW YORK — The Transportation Department has given antitrust immunity to American Airlines and foreign partners, which will let the airlines work together to set fares and schedules across the ...

Aviation news: African airline alliance to rescue losers

Tanzania And Zimbabwe Aviation news: African airline alliance to rescue losers

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) As Air Tanzania is facing a stiff uphill struggle to survive, with creditors snapping on their heels, private sector airlines gobbling up their former market share, and uncertainty over a ...

Kenya Airways joins Sky Team as full member

First African Airline To Join Alliance Kenya Airways joins Sky Team as full member

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) After a period of associate membership in the world’s third largest airline alliance – Sky Team – Kenya Airways (KQ) has been accepted as a full member, making it the first African ...

Kingfisher Airlines invited to join oneworld

Airline Industry Kingfisher Airlines invited to join oneworld

BERLIN - Kingfisher Airlines today became a member elect of oneworld(R) after completing a formal membership agreement with the alliance - moving India's leading airline a landmark step towards ...

Tourism recovery from political instability

The Importance of Timing and Alliance Tourism recovery from political instability

David Beirman, eTN

Thailand and Greece are two significant tourism destinations, which have had the misfortune of experiencing their reputations as tourism destinations suffer as a result of heavily-publicized ...

South African Airways, JetBlue to cooperate on flights via JFK

SA Airways-JetBlue Alliance South African Airways, JetBlue to cooperate on flights via JFK

JetBlue Airways Corp., emboldened by its dominance at New York's John F.

Second-biggest Chinese carrier to join SkyTeam alliance

China Eastern Rejects Oneworld And Star Alliance Second-biggest Chinese carrier to join SkyTeam alliance

China Eastern Airlines Corp, the nation's second-biggest carrier, will join the SkyTeam airline grouping, rejecting proposals from Oneworld and Star Alliance, according to sources.

New projects for OpenTravel

Business Models New projects for OpenTravel

eTN Staff Writer

“As the travel industry comes out of the downturn, companies are refining business models to reflect economic changes and new service needs,” said Valyn Perini, executive director of ...

British Airways, American Airlines offer to give up slots to win approval for alliance

BA-AA Trans-Atlantic Alliance British Airways, American Airlines offer to give up slots to win approval for alliance

Stephanie Bodoni and Erik Larson

British Airways Plc and AMR Corp.’s American Airlines offered to give up at least four takeoff and landing slots in the U.S. and U.K. to win approval for their proposed trans-Atlantic ...

China Eastern plans to announce membership in an alliance next month

China Eastern Airlines China Eastern plans to announce membership in an alliance next month

PATRICIA JIAYI HO

BEIJING — China Eastern Airlines Corp.

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