The global alliances join together with one voice in call on governments and stakeholders for extraordinary support for their member airlines

There have been growing suggestions that the global airlines alliances are a thing of the past and are no longer relevant in the changing airline…..

The value of alliances: is there any truth to growing opinions that alliances are becoming outdated?

The proposed new tie-up between LATAM Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines shows a certain level of forward thinking by both major players. However, it…..

What does the LATAM-Delta tie-up mean for the future of alliances?

The proposed tie-up between LATAM Airlines and Delta Air Lines is casting fresh light on the outdatedness of global airline alliances. Delta revealed last week…..

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific extend strategic agreement for a further five year period

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will extend their joint venture alliance, which dates back to 2013, for a further five years to 31-Oct-2024 after…..

SkyTeam shifts its focus to technology and offering passengers a seamless digital experience

SkyTeam has embarked on a new phase in its development focused on technology and providing its passengers with a seamless digital experience. The alliance has…..

There’s a digital outlook as Star Alliance brings a new smile to its connecting partner model, Oneworld closes in on new connect members, but SkyTeam keeps a focus on technology

There are always some key developments revealed at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM from the global airline alliances that are particularly relevant to…..

The future of airline alliances: shifting cooperative paradigms

Historically, three large airline alliances have dominated the competitive landscape. Recently, we have seen the emergence of new cooperative structures and the formation of alternative…..

Saudia pursues closer links with SkyTeam members

It is hardly a surprise that one of Jaan Albrecth’s priorities as Saudia CEO is to pursue a more active role in SkyTeam. After all,…..

How to make money (and savings) from alliances and partnerships?

Constrained by ownership and control rules established 70 years ago as a protectionist mechanism, in some ways the airline industry has progressed little – while…..

The future of alliances and partnerships – We speak to the industry!

The death warrant for global alliances is routinely issued. It takes only a squabble between members or one airline’s partnership with a member outside the…..

The nature of equity partnerships in the Middle East shift from Etihad Airways to Qatar Airways

A recent analysis by CAPA – Centre for Aviation in its Airline Leader magazine highlights that the nature of equity partnerships in the Middle East…..