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Star Alliance Wins at Skytrax World Airline Awards for 4th Year Running

Star Alliance won the "Best Airline Alliance" title for the fourth year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards event that was recently held in Paris.

IATA Moves Ahead with Resolutions to Upgrade Travel Experience

IATA endorsed five resolutions during its 75th annual general meeting, aiming to upgrade the travel experience.

IATA and Star Alliance Extend Cooperation to Improve Passenger Experience

IATA and Star Alliance recently renewed their collaboration on traveler document verification to improve the passenger experience.

Greek Flag Carrier AEGEAN Marks 20 Years of Award-winning Service

Greek national carrier and Star Alliance member AEGEAN is celebrating 20 years in the air since its first flight in 1999.

Star Alliance Honored for Third Time at Air Transport Awards Event

Star Alliance has been named "Airline Alliance of the Year" for the third time in a row at the Air Transport Awards event.

AEGEAN Again Named Europe’s Best Regional Airline by TripAdvisor

AEGEAN has once again been named Best Regional Airline in Europe for 2019 on TripAdvisor's Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines list.

Star Alliance Partners with Skyscanner on Multi-carrier Itineraries

Star Alliance has partnered with travel search engine Skyscanner to provide travelers with the opportunity to search for flights and book directly with its member airlines.

Japan’s ANA Thanks Greek Travel Agents for Excellent Cooperation

Greek travel agents were updated on the vision and latest developments involving Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) during a special event in Athens.

IATA: Air Traveler Numbers Reach New Heights in 2017

The number of air passengers worldwide reached 4.1 billion for the first time in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent over 2016, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Star Alliance Opens New Lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Star Alliance customers travelling from Rome can look forward to a new premium experience in the alliance’s new lounge at Fiumicino Airport.

Star Alliance Shifts Focus to Improve Seamless Travel Experience

Star Alliance’s digital strategy has undertaken a shift from membership growth to improving the seamless travel experience, especially for those customers who fly on multi-carrier journeys.

Turkish Airlines Celebrates 10 Years as Star Alliance Member

Turkish Airlines has celebrated its 10th anniversary since joining the Star Alliance network as its 20th member in April 2008.

Star Alliance Launches Digital Services Platform to Benefit Travelers

Star Alliance has launched a digital services platform (DSP) to further enhance the digital and mobile services offered to travelers.

Star Alliance Introduces New ‘Round the World’ Fares

Star Alliance has introduced new Round the World (RTW) fares, making it possible to travel and stop only at two destinations for at least 24 hours.

Beijing Airport Set to Become Leading Aviation Hub

Beijing Airport is on its way to become a leading international hub and significantly enhance the future customer experience.

Star Alliance Partners with ‘Plug and Play’ to Access Innovative Travel Startups

Star Alliance has entered into a partnership with innovation center “Plug and Play”, in order to accompany travel startups in their development process.

Egyptair Signs $6bn Deal for 45 New Aircraft

Egyptair, the national carrier of Egypt, has signed a deal for the purchase of 45 new aircraft worth a total of $6 billion.

Egyptair, Bombardier Sign Letter of Intent for Up to 24 CS300 Aircraft

Egyptair and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft recently signed a letter of intent for the purchase of up to 24 CS300 aircraft.

Condé Nast Traveler: AEGEAN Among World’s Top 10 Airlines

Greek carrier AEGEAN made the top 10 of the Best Airlines in the World, according to the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.