In March it was inducted formally as the Star Alliances 16th member in ceremonies in Lisbon. Its Navigator frequent-flier program was renamed Victoria. It is celebrating its 60th anniversary as an airline, and CEO Fernando Pinto is president of AEA for 2005. Entry into Star is expected to contribute up to E30 million annually to TAPs revenues when fully implemented. So what was the airlines added value for Star? A hub in the south of Europe, a network into Africa and our leadership ...

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