Tag: OneWorld

oneworld welcomes Fiji Airways as its 15th full member airline

oneworld, airline alliance, has announced that Fiji Airways is to become its 15th full member airline. Fiji Airways, the flag carrier of Fiji and the South Pacific, has been a presence in the oneworld alliance for the past five years as a oneworld connect partner. Fiji Airways’ transition to...

oneworld names Nathaniel Pieper as CEO

The oneworld alliance today named airline industry veteran Nathaniel (Nat) Pieper as its new CEO. Pieper, who is currently senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at oneworld member Alaska Airlines, will join the alliance in his new role on 01 April 2024. As CEO, Pieper will lead...

ASPIRE Airport Lounges by Swissport unveils first oneworld lounge

Global airline alliance oneworld entered the airport lounge business with the opening of its first-ever branded lounge in December 2023. Located airside at terminal 1 of Incheon Airport in Seoul, Korea, in the area of the former Jeju Lounge, the new oneworld lounge offers 148 seats and has a surf...

oneworld named Global Traveler’s Best Airline Alliance for 14th year running

The oneworld Alliance has been named Best Airline Alliance for the 14th consecutive year by readers of Global Traveler, securing oneworld’s position as the most preferred alliance among frequent flyers. The prestigious accolade was part of the 20th annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards, hosted by...

Finnair to lease two A330 aircraft to oneworld partner Qantas

Finnair and Qantas have entered into a long-term agreement, in which Finnair first leases two A330 aircraft with crew (wet lease) to Qantas for a period of two years, and after the wet lease period, dry leases (aircraft lease with no crew) two of its A330s to Qantas for a period of 2.5 years, starti...

oneworld Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney announces intention to depart the alliance

oneworld Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney announces intention to depart the alliance

oneworld, the leading global airline alliance, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney has elected to leave the alliance’s central management team. “We are grateful to Rob for his leadership in navigating oneworld through the challenges of the past six years,” said onewo...

Qatar Airways Welcomes Passengers Back to its Premium Lounge in Bangkok

The World’s Best Airline reopened its Premium Lounge doors for Qatar Airways and oneworld passengers travelling in First and Business Class departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. The lounge overlooks the airports’ extensive manicured gardens and views of the terminal’s remarkable ...

Finnair to launch daily services from Nordic capitals to Doha in strategic partnership with Qatar Airways

Finnair and oneworld partner Qatar Airways have concluded an agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation between Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and Doha. Finnair and Qatar Airways are exploring opening services also between another European destination and Doha. These services...

S7 and Oneworld agree to a temporary suspension

As of the 19th of April, Russia’s S7 Airline has been suspended from the oneworld alliance. The carrier reports a mutual decision to temporarily suspend from the alliance in the wake of ongoing sanctions affecting Russia’s air transport systems. The suspensions are partly due to reduction of int...

Finnair participates in oneworld SAF purchase agreement

Members of the oneworld Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel will commence from 2027, for a...

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines sign MOU

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines today announced a new chapter in their long-standing relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The new agreement will further facilitate a strategic cooperation that will see both airlines working closely together across multiple areas of the...

Alaska Airlines expands Finnair codeshare agreement

Alaska Airlines has announced today a significant codeshare expansion with their European oneworld partner Finnair, the latest in a series of partnership expansions for Alaska since joining the global alliance in March 2021. Beginning now, Finnair passengers can book connecting flights throu...

Alaska Airlines appoints Toni Freeberg as managing director of sales

[caption id="attachment_40353" align="alignright" width="264"] Alaska Airlines appoints 34-year airline veteran Toni Freeberg to lead sales.[/caption] Alaska Airlines has named 34-year airline veteran Toni Freeberg managing director of sales effective immediately. Freeberg assumes the role c...

Qatar Airways and Alaska Airlines to further strengthen partnership

Qatar Airways has announced that it has signed a codeshare agreement with the newest member of oneworld, Alaska Airlines, further strengthening its position as the ideal choice for international passengers travelling to and from the United States. Qatar Airways will be Alaska Airlines only Middle...

oneworld names Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive as Governing Board Chairman

The Governing Board of the oneworld® Alliance has appointed Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker as Chairman. He succeeds Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, who had served in the role since September 2018. As Chairman of the oneworld Governing Board, H.E. Mr Al Baker...

.