ADDIS ABABA – Star Alliance has been named Airline Alliance of the Year at the Air Transport Awards for the fourth consecutive time.
The Air Transport Awards recognise excellence and innovation in various categories of the global aviation sector.
Winners were announced on February 10 at an award ceremony held in Ekali, Greece.
Accepting the accolade, Jeffrey Goh CEO Star Alliance said the Alliance is truly honoured to be a repeat winner of the Air Transport Award.
“Continued recognition of this nature is testament to our innovative spirit and our shared commitment in improving the customer experience,” he said.
“This award encourages us as we collectively emerge from the deepest crisis our industry has ever encountered.”
Established in 2012, Air Transport Awards are the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry.
Dr Kostas Iatrou, President of the Air Transport Awards said this year recognition was given to Star Alliance “for its unwavering commitment to make flight travel a truly customer friendly experience on all levels”.
“Star Alliance members have once more proven their commitment to well-being of their passengers by adopting the highest Diamond Health Safety level in APEX Health Safety,” he added.
Apart from major global Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines is one the three African airlines that are currently members of the Star Alliance.
Its network of 26 airlines currently offers more than 12,000 daily flights to almost 1,300 airports in 197 countries.