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Preview: Brussels Airlines celebrates five years Star Alliance

Brussels Airlines celebrates five years Star Alliance

Exactly five years ago, on 9 December 2009, Brussels Airlines became member of Star Alliance, the world’s largest global airline alliance . Thanks to its adherence, Brussels Airlines expanded its network with several new destinations and Brussels Airport became an important Star Alliance hub.

Star Alliance goes mobile with IPhone app

FRANKFURT, Germany – Customers travelling on the Star Alliance network now have access to all Alliance related travel information through their iPhone. The new Navigator app delivers up to the minute information about flights and enables passengers to make informed travel choices. The new app includes:

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Star Alliance: Strong and steady demand for conventions and meetings travel

FRANKFURT, Germany – The dedicated conventions and meetings travel products offered by the Star Alliance network once again grew over the past 12 months, bucking the overall industry trend following the worldwide economic downturn in 2010.

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Go island hopping across the pacific with the Star Alliance Micronesia Airpass

Frankfurt, GERMANY – Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, has added a further fare product for customers to explore additional islands in the Pacific Ocean. With the Micronesia Airpass, passengers can purchase up to 10 flights on the Continental Airlines and United network across Micronesia, all in a single ticket at an attractive price. Travel on the Micronesia Airpass can commence from any Star Alliance destination in Japan, as well as from Cairns, Guam, Hong Kong, Manila, Nadi, Palau or Saipan and is available only in conjunction with an international Star Alliance flight into any of these destinations.

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Star Alliance launches brand campaign on biosphere connections

Frankfurt, GERMANY – Star Alliance has launched its new brand campaign featuring the Alliance’s “Biosphere Connections” initiative. The campaign will run from now through to June and includes print advertising, films, TV, online, social media and member airline communication channels.

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Star Alliance adds Air Canada, TAM and US Airways to upgrade awards product

Frankfurt, GERMANY – Frequent flyers on the Star Alliance network can now also use their miles to upgrade when travelling on Air Canada, TAM and US Airways. These member carriers are now participating in the unique Star Alliance Upgrade Awards programme, the redemption option enabling customers to use miles or points from their Frequent Flyer Programme (FFP) accounts for one-class upgrades on scheduled flights operated by the participating Star Alliance member carriers.

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Avianca-Taca and Copa Airlines to join Star Alliance

MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA – Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, will be expanding its presence in Latin America following the unanimous approval by its Chief Executive Board (CEB), to accept both Avianca-TACA and Copa Airlines as future member airlines.

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Star Alliance multiple fare products online

FRANKFURT, Germany – Star Alliance, the way the Earth Connects, is the first aviation alliance to sell multiple fare products on the internet. In addition to the Round-the-World Fare, all Star Alliance Circle Fares can now be booked and purchased on www.staralliance.com. This allows customers to plan their journeys from the comfort of their own home, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Bookings can be made anywhere in the world, with tickets being automatically issued electronically. The booking engine is currently available in English and Japanese, with further languages to be added at a future stage.

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Star Alliance member carriers co-locate at new international terminal at Haneda Airport

TOKYO, JAPAN - Making use of the opportunities provided by the capacity expansion at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Star Alliance is enhancing its customer proposition at the airport by adding international flights and destinations, while at the same time offering improved facilities on the ground.

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Ethiopian Airlines accepted as future Star Alliance member carrier

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, today announced that the Chief Executive Board (CEB) has unanimously approved the application of Ethiopian Airlines to join Star Alliance.

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Explore Brazil with Star Alliance new Brazil Airpass

FRANKFURT, Germany – Brazil is not only the largest country in South America, but probably also one of the most fascinating ones. The country offers diverse and varied options for even the most distinguished and seasoned traveller. With the Star Alliance Brazil Airpass, exploring the exciting attractions and beauty of Brazil is now possible at greater value and convenience.

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Star Alliance member carriers co-locate at Delphi Airport's new Terminal 3

NEW DELHI, India – Making use of the opportunity provided by India’s expanding airport infrastructure, Star Alliance becomes the first and only airline alliance to establish a series of joint passenger amenities and related infrastructure at the newly developed Terminal 3 at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

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Tam Airlines joins Star Alliance

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – TAM Airlines, the leading Brazilian carrier, today joined the Star Alliance network, thereby putting the world’s longest serving airline alliance firmly back on the South American continent.

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About Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the home carrier of Belgium and one of the four network airlines of the Lufthansa Group. It connects the European capital from Brussels Airport with over 85 destinations, 17 of which are in Sub Saharan Africa. The company employs 3,200 people and operates 40 aircraft.

Brussels Airlines aims to emit 50% less CO2 by 2030 compared to 2019 and plans to be carbon neutral by 2050. The airline is participating in the Stargate Project led by Brussels Airport and is therefore part of the testing ground for sustainable aviation at its home base. In addition, the airline signed the Circular Economy agreement of the Antwerp Management School in 2021. In 2023, Brussels Airlines welcomes three state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo allowing the airline to significantly lower its CO2- and noise-emissions on its medium-haul network. Next to that, the airline aims to operate its first flight using Sustainable Aviation fuel (SAF) by 2023.

As an ambassador of its country, Brussels Airlines brings the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world, among others through collaborations with Belgian Star Chefs, Belgian culinary products and the  Belgian Icons, specially painted aircraft that honor a Belgian iconic person, team or event to promote Belgian culture worldwide.

More information on brusselsairlines.com 


About Star Alliance

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance, based on a customer value proposition of global reach, worldwide recognition and seamless service. Since inception, it has offered the largest and most comprehensive airline network, with a focus on improving customer experience across the Alliance journey.

Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 10,000 daily flights to almost 1,200 airports in 184 countries.

More information on staralliance.com

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