China Airlines to join the SkyTeam alliance

China Airlines (Taipei) is planning to join the SkyTeam alliance.

The airline issued the following statement:

“China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan, today (September 14) formally announced the start of its joining process leading to full entry into the SkyTeam airline alliance. The process is expected to be completed by mid-2011. The announcement comes just a few months after China Eastern signed an agreement to join SkyTeam.”

Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer. Airbus A340-313X B-18801 (msn 402) climbs away from Frankfurt.