Star Alliance has appointed former United Airlines (UA) SVP Mark Schwab to head the alliance’s central organization, based in Frankfurt. He succeeds Jaan Albrecht, who was appointed as CEO of Austrian Airlines Nov. 1 (ATW Daily News, Sept. 1). Rob Fyfe, Air New Zealand CEO and chairman of Star’s executive board, said that with Schwabas CEO, Star has “secured an internationally renowned airline executive, who has all the qualifications required to lead our alliance into ...

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