Star Alliance CEO Jaan Albrecht told ATWOnline alongside the EgyptAir induction ceremony in Cairo that Star is committed to increasing its presence in Africa and better coordinating the continent's fragmented network. "Now we have a dual gateway with MS and [South African Airways] in Cairo and Johannesburg. There are 305 airports and a population of 900 million people, but just 16,000 weekly flights are offered within Africa," he said. EgyptAir officially became Star's 21st member Friday ...

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