UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has no immediate plans to join the SkyTeam alliance, despite being part-owned by US SkyTeam member Delta Air Lines and alliance partner Air France-KLM being in the process of buying a stake in the carrier. “There might be a time when it makes sense,” CEO Craig Kreeger said Dec. 6 at the Aviation Club UK, where he delivered his final public speech before retiring at the end of the year. Kreeger said Virgin’s deep bilateral partnerships ...

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