In line with its strategy to fill in the so-called "white spots" in a network that now spans 897 destinations in 160 countries, the Star Alliance Board of Chief Executives Thursday voted to accept the application of Air India to become a member. "India has long been on the radar of Star Alliance. After all it is one of the world's fastest-growing economies and aviation markets. Having now come to an agreement with Air India makes us the first airline alliance to secure a member in India," ...

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