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TAM and US Airways significantly expand the oneworld alliance in many key areas. Together, they increase the number of passengers carried annually across the alliance network by a third, adding another 120 million customers a year. Read more
SriLankan Airlines is to be inducted as a full member of oneworld with effect from Thursday 1 May – as the first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to become part of any global airline alliance. Read more
US Airways will join the oneworld alliance on March 31, 2014, as a result of the December 9 completion of its merger with alliance founding member American Airlines. All of US Airways' regional-airline affiliates, operating under the US Airways Express brand, will also transition to oneworld at the same time. Read more
LAN Colombia officially joined the oneworld airline alliance on October 1 and immediately began offering the alliance’s full range of services and benefits. On October 1, also, LATAM Airlines Group carrier TAM Airlines announced it would join oneworld as of March 31, 2014. Read more
Qatar Airways' first Airbus A380 has flown from Airbus' widebody final assembly facility at Toulouse to Airbus' facilities at Finkenwerder airfield in Hamburg, where the aircraft will be fitted with its cabin before being painted. Meanwhile, oneworld has announced that Qatar Airways will be inducted into the alliance on October 30. Read more
Finnair has joined the transatlantic joint business founded by fellow oneworld alliance members American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia. On July 1, Finnair also announced its intention to join the joint business agreement between oneworld members Japan Airlines and British Airways on traffic between Japan and Europe. Read more
LATAM Airlines Group has confirmed that oneworld is to be the global alliance for all its passenger airlines. The decision means that Brazil's TAM Airlines will leave the Star Alliance to join oneworld, along with its Paraguay subsidiary. Read more
According to oneworld, Malaysia Airlines, which serves more than 60 destinations in almost 30 countries, will substantially expand the alliance's network in Southeast Asia, which is seeing rapid economic expansion. Read more
The national airline of Malaysia has received clearance to become a full member of oneworld after successfully completing a thorough review of its readiness conducted by Qantas Airways, which is sponsoring Malaysia Airlines' entry into the alliance, with the oneworld central team. Read more
Qatar Airways’ CEO Akbar Al Baker says the airline will add more U.S. destinations to its network as a result of becoming a member-elect of the oneworld alliance. Read more
On the same day that oneworld member Malèv Hungarian Airlines suspended operations, oneworld and Kingfisher Airlines have agreed to put the Indian carrier's entry into the alliance on hold to give it time to strengthen its financial position. Read more
Air Berlin will officially become a full member of the oneworld alliance on Tuesday, March 20, adding Europe’s sixth-largest carrier to the alliance. Austrian airline Niki, also a member of the Air Berlin group, will join oneworld at the same time as an affiliate member. Read more
Assuming it survives its current financial difficulties, Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines will become part of the oneworld global airline alliance with effect from February 10, 2012. Read more
The carrier has unanimously been elected a oneworld member-designate by the chief executives of the alliance's member airlines at a meeting on the sidelines of IATA's 2011 World Air Transport Summit, which opens in Singapore on June 6. Read more
Australia's Jetstar is to participate in some of the most popular fares offered by the oneworld alliance, extending the alliance's coverage of Australasia. It is the first time that any carrier not a oneworld member will be involved in oneworld's mainstream fare packages. Read more
The oneworld alliance is relocating its headquarters to New York City under new leadership, the latest move in oneworld's bid to establish itself as the world's premier airline alliance. Read more
Russia's S7 Airlines has officially joined the oneworld alliance, its affiliate Globus joining at the same time as an affiliate member of oneworld. Read more
All oneworld-alliance member airlines serving Tokyo's Narita International Airport will be operating from the same terminal from the end of this month, once British Airways transfers its operations to be alongside those of its alliance partners in Terminal 2 with effect from October 31. Read more
Two proposed joint ventures involving U.S. and Japanese airlines have won tentative approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation for antitrust immunity covering coordination of services between the United States and Japan. Read more