Star Alliance has been named Airline Alliance of the Year at the Air Transport Awards for the fourth consecutive time.
The Air Transport Awards recognize excellence and innovation in various categories of the global aviation sector, according to the press statement Ethiopia Airlines, the member of Star Alliance has disseminated to the media. A panel of aviation industry experts selected Star Alliance in recognition of its exceptional contribution to the future of air travel.
Winners were announced on February 10 at an award ceremony held in Ekali, Greece. Accepting the accolade, Jeffrey Goh CEO Star Alliance commented: “Star Alliance is truly honored to be a repeat winner of the prestigious Air Transport Award.”
“Continued recognition of this nature is testament to our innovative spirit and our shared commitment in improving the customer experience. This award encourages us as we collectively emerge from the deepest crisis our industry has ever encountered.”
Established in 2012, Air Transport Awards are the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry.
Dr Kostas Iatrou, President of the Air Transport Awards said: “This year we award Star Alliance as the Alliance of the Year for its unwavering commitment to make flight travel a truly customer friendly experience on all levels and phases by adopting innovation, sustainability and working to provide constantly improving digital easy-to-use services.”
“Star Alliance members have once more proven their commitment to well-being of their passengers by adopting the highest Diamond Health Safety level in APEX Health Safety.”
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.
The member airlines are: Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, and United.
Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 12,000 daily flights to almost 1,300 airports in 197 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partners
Juneyao Airlines and THAI Smile Airways.