UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic Airways has no immediate plans to join the SkyTeam alliance—despite its pending transatlantic joint venture with SkyTeam members Delta Air Lines and Air France-KLM. “There might be a time when it makes sense,” Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger said Dec. 6 at the Aviation Club of the UK during his final public speech before retirement. However, Kreeger said that Virgin’s deep bilateral partnerships with airlines like Atlanta-based ...

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