Articles tagged “star alliance”

Airlines

Add 4.5 Million Air India Passengers to Massive Airlines Data Breach From March

A bunch of Star Alliance airlines earlier this year disclosed passenger information had been compromised. It was't clear then if other airlines had fallen victim, too. Now we know — with Air India this weekend disclosing a huge breach.

Add 4.5 Million Air India Passengers to Massive Airlines Data Breach From March

Coronavirus

Amadeus Streamlines the Travel Check-In by Verifying Digital Health Passports Ahead of Time

A growing number of digital health passports could be a risk by overcomplicating things, but folding them into an established digital ID platform should address that.

Amadeus Streamlines the Travel Check-In by Verifying Digital Health Passports Ahead of Time

Online Travel

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

It's easy to feel jaded about data breaches given how often they happen. But it will raise eyebrows that hackers obtained data on loyalty flyers of Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and other carriers by exploiting a SITA tech system not used by most of them.

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

Online Travel

Star Alliance Wants Amazon Web Services to Lift It Out of the Crisis

Star Alliance says its move to Amazon Web Services has let it more quickly enhance many passengers' processes. That's promising news because a lot of digital innovation is still needed for booking and traveling on international itineraries served by more than one carrier.

Star Alliance Wants Amazon Web Services to Lift It Out of the Crisis

Airlines

How Avianca Brasil’s Exit From Star Alliance Will Affect South America

Avianca Brasil, the smaller regional cousin of Avianca Colombia, will leave the alliance on September 1. While some regional passengers may notice the lapse in service deeper in Brazil, most international travelers to the country won't notice the vacuum.

How Avianca Brasil’s Exit From Star Alliance Will Affect South America

Airlines

Embattled Avianca Brasil to Exit Star Alliance

The loss of Avianca Brasil won't be huge for the Star Alliance, but for some regional travelers throughout Brazil, its demise will certainly make connections inconvenient.

Embattled Avianca Brasil to Exit Star Alliance

Business Travel

Star Alliance Gets a New Partner in Asia

Provisional partners are all the rage in the airline alliance community. Fiji last year joined Oneworld as an interim partner. Now, Thai Smiles is doing the same with the Star Alliance.

Star Alliance Gets a New Partner in Asia

Tourism

First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism

United’s plan to launch direct flights between New York and Cape Town, South Africa, is a potential bonanza for tourism in the city and the wider region. Now local operators are holding thumbs the seasonal route becomes year-round.

First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism

Airlines

Star Alliance Touts Digital Innovation After Oneworld Summit

Who can market itself as the most digital airline alliance? Following a stream of announcements from Oneworld's 20th anniversary celebration, Star Alliance has been quick to share its own upcoming digital offerings. Any word, SkyTeam?

Star Alliance Touts Digital Innovation After Oneworld Summit

Airlines

Star Alliance Explores a Broader Loyalty Proposition Beyond Airlines

Those sitting on Star Alliance miles, even if it ain't millions, should be glad to know that one day they might be able to redeem them for an Airbnb stay, a tour, or dining experience. But don’t wait to burn, as this could take a while, if at all.

Star Alliance Explores a Broader Loyalty Proposition Beyond Airlines