Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Kenya Airways officially became SkyTeam's first "associate airlines," which the alliance said grows its network by 47 additional destinations and nearly 500 additional daily flights. SkyTeam associate airlines will enjoy many of the benefits of full membership, such as linking loyalty programs, sharing airport lounges and "seamless" flight connections to SkyTeam carriers. But the associates will operate under the direction of a sponsor member that represents ...

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