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SkyTeam Airport Lounges

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Screenshot of the SkyTeam web site (May 2018)

SkyTeam is a large collection of 20 airlines that provides elite members and elite ticket holders with access to over 600 lounges worldwide. The network covers approximately 90% of countries on the planet, and offers up exclusive lounges to those traveling through Heathrow or Istanbul. For access, you’ll need to have either a first/business class international ticket or an Elite Plus standing with the network. With that, you can then use the Lounge Finder to find the lounge that works for you!

Fast Facts

  • 629+ lounges
  • 20 airlines
  • 177 countries

Lounge Access Requirements

  • SkyTeam Elite Plus members with same-day international flights
  • First class passengers traveling/connecting on a same-day international flight with a member airline

Benefits

  • Exclusive SkyTeam lounges in Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Sydney and Vancouver
  • Complimentary access for one guest of a SkyTeam Elite Plus member
  • Complimentary access for one guest of First class international ticket holders
  • Ability to redeem points obtained with one member airline on flights served by other member airlines

How to Join

To join the program, you simply have to start collecting points with your preferred airline’s frequent flier program, after which you can then sign up as a SkyTeam member. You will then be automatically awarded with Elite Plus status once you reach particular tiers with your frequent flier program.

Member Airlines

  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • AeroMexico
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • China Southern
  • Czech Airlines
  • Delta
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • MEA
  • Saudia
  • Tarom
  • Vietnam Airlines
  • XiamenAir