Star Alliance joins hands with Air India
In a private ceremony, Delhi’s IGI Airport (IGIA) held an event announcing that Air India has become a member of Star Alliance, and thus allowing Air India to access the Star Alliance's global network of over 21,980 daily flights to over 1,300 airports in 195 countries.
An Air India aircraft bearing the Star Alliance livery was unveiled by the CEO of Star Alliance, Mark Schwab and Rohit
Nandan, CMD, Air India at stand no A14 of Terminal 3, Delhi International Airport.
Air India adds a total of 400 daily flights and over 40 new destinations in India to the Alliance network. The biggest growth will come from its home market which has up to now been served by 13 Star Alliance members flying to 10 destinations and holding a 13% market share. As a result of the addition of Air India, the Alliance's market share in India has risen to 30%.