SkyTeam hopes to announce the addition of an Indian partner later this year, governing board Chairman Leo van Wijk told ATWOnline. "Discussions with Kingfisher [Airlines] are progressing," he said. "We hope to conclude the negotiations in autumn." SkyTeam has been looking to add an Indian carrier for several years and was the first group formally to invite one (Indian Airlines) into an alliance early last year. The joining did not materialize owing to Indian's merger with Air India some ...

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