17-Feb-2010 10:23 AM

Vietnam Airlines and TAROM to join SkyTeam in Jun-2010

SkyTeam confirmed (16-Feb-2010) Vietnam Airlines and TAROM will join the alliance as its newest members in Jun-2010, "further reinforcing the Asian and eastern European network of the alliance". Vietnam Airlines is to join as a full member, while TAROM will join as an associate member, sponsored by Air France (ATBN, 16-Feb-2010). The alliance stated it is "actively looking" at potential new partners to join the grouping, especially in the so-called BRIC countries, South America and the larger Asia Pacific region. The alliance marks its tenth anniversary on 22-Jun-2010. [more]