TAP Air Portugal yesterday officially joined the Star Alliance as its 16th member. TAP, which was approved for membership last June (ATWOnline, June 8), currently operates an average of 160-180 daily flights to 42 destinations using a fleet of 40 aircraft. "We at TAP are extremely happy that we have joined Star Alliance today, which coincides with our 60th anniversary," CEO Fernando Pinto said. Star's other members are Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, bmi, LOT Polish ...

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