Shanghai Airlines 737- 800. Photo: Rob Finlayson. Shanghai Airlines reached an agreement with Star Alliance to “terminate” its membership by the end of October, Star announced this week. It noted that the move results from SAL’s recent merger with China Eastern Airlines (ATW Daily News, July 1). The latter joined SkyTeam in April, and although SAL never officially confirmed it also would join SkyTeam, it was widely anticipated it would leave Star. The carrier ...

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