Star Alliance is inviting all customers who visit the Alliance’s five own-branded lounges in the month of March to photograph and share their lounge tips and recommendations with fellow travellers via social media, using the #irecommend hashtag.
EVA Air launched nonstop service between Taipei and Istanbul, using Boeing 777-300ERs and starting with four flights a week today (on 5 March, 2016). Turkish Trade Office Representative Ismet Erikan and EVA Executive Vice President Glenn Chai, along with nearly 300 passengers were aboard EVA’s maiden flight to Istanbul.
Aisle “C” new home for Star Alliance Carriers operating from TBIT Increased automation based on Heathrow Terminal 2 experience
Star Alliance and Heathrow Express (https://www.heathrowexpress.com/) have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou honored Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang Yung-Fa with a posthumous commendation in recognition of his contributions to international transportation and social welfare during the memorial service today. Taiwan’s Education Minister and the Minister of Transportation and Communications also offered homage to Dr. Chang with the First-Class Professional Education Medal and First-Class Professional Transportation Medal.
AirlineRatings.com has ranked EVA Air among the world’s safest airlines for the third year in a row. EVA has consistently been recognized by the website and other organizations around the globe for its spotless safety record.
Star Alliance is set to expand its network reach with the launch of its Connecting Partner Model. Under this new concept, routes operated by “low-cost” and “hybrid” airlines will be able to connect to the Alliance network. This will allow customers of Star Alliance member carriers to select from an even wider choice of destinations and flights.
Award comes on heels of AirlineRatings.com, Global Traveler honors
Member carrier CEOs review 2015 Agree on priorities for 2016 Connecting Partner Model Approved