Egypt Air will join the Star Alliance, after the alliance's board agreed to accept a membership application. The airline could join the group before the end of 2008, but no firm date was set. Star "has a unique leadership position in Africa," CEO Jaan Albrecht believes, as the biggest and second-biggest airline on the continent (SAA and Egypt Air) will soon be Star members. The move follows the accession of Royal Jordanian to oneworld earlier this year. Bigger and more ambitious ...
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