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Aerolíneas Argentinas officially joins SkyTeam

30-Aug-2012 10:52 AM

Aerolíneas Argentinas officially joined (29-Aug-2012) SkyTeam on 29-Aug-2012, becoming the alliance's 18th and first South American member. The carrier will add 40 new destinations to the SkyTeam network and will strengthen the alliance's South American network. SkyTeam MD Michael Wisburn said, “Looking forward, we will continue to focus on this continent. Our founding members Delta and Aeroméxico are significant players in the Latin American market and are leading the way in terms of finding new opportunities in this region. Delta has expanded its cooperation with Brazil's GOL and Aeroméxico, by building ground-breaking commercial agreements. These will pave the way for further opportunities for SkyTeam and our customers.” [more - original PR] [more - CAPA Analysis]