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Airline alliances

A quick guide to which airlines are partnered with each other

Airlines have teamed up so that the consumer can benefit. By having compatible loyalty schemes and code-sharing the airlines hope to build customer loyalty to their alliance. As a frequent flyer it is useful to know who is working with whom, so we have devised the list below.

We recommend you visit the different alliance websites for detailed information on what they have to offer you. It may be worth joining one of their frequent-flyer programmes…

Oneworld Alliance

The oneworld alliance airlines fly to more than 150 countries. Frequent-flyer programme members can earn air miles on alliance airlines and top-tier members can also gain access to 550 airport lounges worldwide.

Star Alliance

Star Alliance serves 1,269 airports in 193 countries. There are 26 member airlines.


The alliance serves 1064 destinations. There are about 14,500 daily departures and SkyTeam allows passengers access to 564 member lounges worldwide.

  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Aeromexico
  • AirEuropa
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • China Southern
  • Czech Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • Middle East Airlines
  • Saudia
  • Tarom
  • Vietnam Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines

Updated May 2014

Oonagh Shiel
Content Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!