Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance.
Saudi Arabian Airlineson Monday signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012. The airline will be SkyTeam’s first member from the Middle East, adding 35 new destinations to the alliance network.
American Airlines passengers will be able to earn JetBlue TrueBlue points on some flights, while some JetBlue flights will offer the same courtesy in the form of AAdvantage miles.
British Airways on Monday announced that it completed a co-location at Tokyo Narita International Airport for all oneworld member airlines serving Tokyo.
Siberia-based S7 Airlines has announced its official entry into the Oneworld alliance this fall.
Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines has announced the start of its joining process leading to full entry into the SkyTeam airline alliance in a process that is expected to be completed by mid-2011.