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OpenSkies to join oneworld as affiliate member from 01-Dec-2012

23-Nov-2012 10:00 AM

OpenSkies, a British Airways subsidiary, stated (22-Nov-2012) it is to become an affiliate member of oneworld from 01-Dec-2012. The carrier, which offers premium airline services between continental Europe and the US, said as a oneworld affiliate member, it will offer the alliance's full range of services and benefits, including FFP membership, fare promotions and lounge access. OpenSkies MD Patrick Malval said: "With OpenSkies being brought closer to mainstream British Airways, we are delighted now to be able to offer our customers the full range of oneworld services and benefits and to bring our flights into the network of the world's leading quality airline alliance." Besides its 11 full member airlines, oneworld also includes some 30 affiliate members. British Airways has three established oneworld affiliate members – BA CityFlyer, SUN-AIR and Comair. [more - original PR]