Star Alliance partners with 26 airlines, making it easy to find airlines frequenting your local airport, no matter where you live
Star Alliance’s United Airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world for the number of passengers carried. United’s major hub airports are mainly in the US, including Chicago O’Hare, Denver International, Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles, and Guam airports.
Lufthansa Group is the largest airline group by a different metric—the number of employees. And Turkish Airlines serves more countries than any other airline alone: 121, an unrivalled number amongst competitors.
Along with other formidable allies such as Air Canada and Air China, these airlines together make Star Alliance a powerful force in global aviation. For a full list of Star Alliance airlines, continue below to find our section of Alliance Member Airlines.
An airline alliance is an organisation where multiple airlines agree to cooperate and establish a mutually beneficial relationship for both the businesses and their travellers. These alliances allow for greater inter-connection of flight paths and flight times while stabilising the prices of flights between otherwise competing airline brands.
Alliances translate your frequent flyer rewards across their member airlines, allowing you to travel with the elite status benefits you’ve earned more often.
There are 3 global airline alliances: Star Alliance, SkyTeam, and OneWorld. Choosing the best airline alliance for you will largely depend on factors such as where you live, where you fly, and your preferred membership benefit programs.
Star Alliance Silver:
Star Alliance Gold:
Star Alliance is the largest airline alliance, so wherever you’re based, you can enjoy the perks of loyalty if you’re a silver or gold member. You might already have Star Alliance gold or silver status if you are a frequent flyer at any of the 26 Star Alliance members programmes.
Star Alliance has flights to more than 1,300 destinations in 98% of the world’s countries. Some of the most popular routes within the network are flights to Portugal, flights to LAX, and flights to Vancouver.
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Pretty much everywhere. Star Alliance has a member from at least one of every inhabited continent, meaning there are lots of options for flights at most airports, but some more than others.
United Airlines is headquartered in Chicago, so the flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport are dominated by a robust United presence. And the flights from Montréal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport are well-represented by the home-turf advantage of Air Canada. You’ll measure the value of an alliance by looking at your most-frequented airports and which airlines have a prominent presence there.
And even when you’re not flying from home, Star Alliance status can enhance your experience. For example, leaving one of the hotels near Denver International Airport, this airport will welcome you into the Gold Track Priority Lanes to go through security instead of the regular lines.
You’ll measure the value of an alliance by looking at your most-frequented airports and which airlines have a prominent presence there.
Book Star Alliance flights using the flights calendar above. Search Star Alliance award flights by viewing all flights or filter by your preferred Star Alliance airline. Whatever your destination, Expedia.com.au has you covered with Star Alliance award flight deals year-round. Simply provide your frequent flyer number when you book and your points will be credited to your account.
Once you’ve joined one of the many Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Programmes offered by member airlines, you can collect Star Alliance points whenever you fly, simply by providing your frequent flyer number when you book or check-in. The points will be credited to your account automatically if you travel in eligible booking classes. Search Star Alliance award flights and start collecting points today.
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