[UPDATE, April 13, 2017: The SkyTeam airline alliance announced a new program dedicated to marine and offshore clients. The initial set of participating carriers is Aeroflot, Air France, Delta, KLM, Kenya Airways and Saudia. The program includes special fares and baggage policies. It is managed by distributor IAS Global to make the program "widely available to M&O specialist travel agencies worldwide through one convenient point of contact."]
When crude oil prices in 2008 peaked at around $140 a barrel, then-Continental Airlines president Jeff Smisek said oil and gas clients were "living large and . . .