Alliances Russian flag carrier Aeroflot moved a step closer to full alliance membership last week, when it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air France/Delta Air Lines-led SkyTeam. The MoU is a preliminary step in the membership process and commits Aeroflot to exclusive discussions with SkyTeam, and guarantees eventual membership, subject to the carrier meeting Skyteam's joining conditions.

Source: Flight International