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SAS will leave Star Alliance to join Skyteam on September 1, 2024. What impact will this have on loyalty programs and Eurobonus members?

It is finally on September 1 that, following its tie-up with Air France-KLM, SAS will leave Star Alliance to join Skyteam. But if things are clear about membership, they are much less so about loyalty programs and their benefits,...

Airlines: EU takes aim at takeovers

While consolidation of the European airline industry seems to be the inevitable direction of history, the EU (but not only the EU) seems intent on strictly checking any potential infringement of competition and thus protecting the consumer. The first...

Air France-KLM’s astonishing return to health

Air France-KLM's latest investor day was a real surprise. Of course, it was clear that the Franco-Dutch group was doing better than in the past, but apart from insiders and a few very astute observers, it's unlikely that the...

ITA leaves moves from terminal 2F to 2B at Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport

ITA Airways is moving terminals in Paris Charles-de-Gaulle. An expected decision, even if its destination terminal comes as a surprise. It came in the form of a terse press release on the airline's website: From the 13th of December 2023...

Air France-KLM and SAS: what to expect next?

Air France-KLM's acquisition of a stake in SAS is unlikely to change anything in the short term, and even in the long term there are a number of grey areas. Since the deal was announced, customers of both airlines...

Towards a new balance of power in European airline industry? Yes and no.

There's a lot of talk that the consolidation underway will totally change the European air transport landscape, with a new balance of power. In practice, this is true, but there are many nuances to consider. With IAG buying Air Europa,...

SAS and Etihad announce code-share agreement: a coincidence?

SAS and Etihad have just announced a code-sharing and reciprocal benefits agreement for their loyalty programs, the timing of which can only be questioned. SAS and Etihad share code SAS and Etihad will share their codes, so that the Scandinavian airline's...

What to expect from the new partnership between Air France-KLM and Etihad?

Air France-KLM recently announced an extended and strengthened partnership with Etihad, which promises interesting synergies and logically raises the question of whether this is the first step towards something much bigger. It's been several weeks since the partnership between Air...

Consolidation of European airlines and takeover of TAP: beware of panic buys

As expected, the European sky is consolidating, and the European majors seem to be in a buying frenzy. Even if it means getting into mischief? ITA before yesterday, SAS yesterday, TAP tomorrow and who knows what the day after?...