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15 years ago, on this day, an event happened that changed forever the landscape of aviation. Five visionary and CEO, shared the same ideas took the bold decision to found the first multilateral airline alliance in history: The Star Alliance network. All carriers that have established - Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, THAI e United – understood that with the increasing globalization, was growing more and more the need for international travel to an increasingly wide variety of destinations.
Since no company alone would never have been able to achieve this result, these five airlines decided to form the Star Alliance network, with the goal of becoming "the leading airline alliance worldwide to give importance to the international traveler".
In 15 years the Alliance has gone from being composed of five airlines offering with a total of 6.000 daily flights to 578 airports in 106 countries, al diventare undaily flights tocompagnie aeree che trasportano oltre 600 milioni di passeggeri operando 20.500 voli giornalieri verso 1.293 aeroporti in 190 paesi. 25 airlines carrying over 600 million passengers by operating 20.500 daily flights to 1.293 airports in 190 countries.