Taipei-based EVA Airways officially joined Star Alliance Tuesday, further strengthening the alliance’s presence in Asia-Pacific. EVA will give extended access to the cross strait market between China and Taiwan. EVA joins Star members Air China and Shenzhen Airlines on those routes, which has grown from an annual passenger volume of just over three million in 2009 to around nine million in 2012. EVA brings Kaohsiung and Surabaya in Indonesia to the alliance network. Air China was a ...

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