Star Alliance

Star Alliance


Brussels Airlines is part of the world's biggest airline alliance.

The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network, in terms of daily flights, destinations and countries flown to and amount of member airlines. It was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer customers worldwide reach and a smooth travel experience.

As a member of Star Alliance Brussels Airlines is able to offer its passengers a variety of benefits, with the biggest one being the enlargement of the network. This places Brussels and Brussels Airlines on a new footing within a 26-member trans-continental alliance, and gives passengers at one stroke global reach from and via our hub in Brussels. In fact, the benefits to frequent flyers of joining Star Alliance cannot be underestimated. Passengers can now travel to 1300 destinations throughout 195 countries* within a single network, and can rely on smooth transits throughout the route, as well as efficient baggage transfers and lounge access worldwide, making the flying experience as comfortable and seamless as possible.

Miles & More members can accumulate and redeem miles on all Star Alliance member airlines. Plus, with over 1.000 locations, the Star Alliance lounge network is the largest in the world.

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Current member airlines:

air canada
air china
air india
air new zealand
all nippon airways
asiana airlines
austrian airlines
brussels airlines
copa airlines
croatia airlines
ethiopian airlines
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polish airlines
scandinavian airlines
shenzen airlines
singapore airlines
south african airways
air portugal
thai airlines
turkish airlines
united airlines

Star Alliance statistics

  • Member airlines: 26
  • Daily departures: over 18.800
  • Number of aircrafts: 4.919
  • Number of airports: 1.317
  • Number of employees: 423.210
  • Number of lounges: over 1.000
  • Passengers per year: 727.62 million
  • Countries served: 195
  • Sales revenue (in US $): 170.95 billion

*Note: Figures based on current Star Alliance network.