Star Alliance

Star Alliance was founded in 1997 by five airlines - Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways International and United, in order to offer clients joint products and services of the highest possible quality.

Star Alliance consists of 27 airlines

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca/TACA, brussels airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Swiss, TAM, TAP, Thai, Turkish Airlines, United and US Airways

Convenient transfers

The majority of the Star Alliance member airlines plan their flight timetables collaboratively in order to ensure that air travel will be as trouble-free and comfortable as possible, no matter what the purpose of the journey or the number of connecting flights.

Star Alliance airport lounges

Finding a secluded spot in a congested international airport is no simple matter. However, business-class passengers can avail themselves of the six hundred and sixty lounges belonging to Star Alliance member airlines and situated in airports all over the world.

Information at your fingertips

Nowadays, access to information at all times and in all places is a fundamental requirement. Star Alliance provides passengers with just that possibility. The flight timetables for all the member airlines can be downloaded from the Alliance's website onto computers ora mobile devices.

Star Alliance Book and Fly

Available at, Book and Fly is a fully automated tool for booking and buying Round the World Fares. Star Alliance has now extended its online purchase facilities for these fares. The new Book and Fly service enables clients to book and buy round-the-world tickets via the Internet 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.


Number of airlines: 27
Number of aircraft: 4,386
Number of employees: 436,000
Passengers per year: 678.98 million
Sales revenue, in US$: 182.24 billion
Daily departures: 21,555
Number of airports: 1,356
Number of lounges: over 990
Countries served: 193