TAROM Romanian Air Transport was established in 1954 and developed together with the Romanian aviation. TAROM performs its activity under the Ministry of Transportation and has been a member of SkyTeam Alliance as of June 25th, 2010. The company operates on more than 50 own destinations as well as destinations operated by its code share partners. The Romanian flag carrier owns one of the youngest fleet in Europe, consisting of 24 aircraft, and has been a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 1993 and of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) since 2000. TAROM is a modern and future-oriented company which is environmentally friendly by implementing innovative procedures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. On June 25th, 2010, TAROM joined SkyTeam, the second biggest global alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connections. Joining SkyTeam loyalty program, the passengers can earn and redeem miles by travelling with any member airline.