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South African Airways and Virgin Australia have announced a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement giving Velocity Frequent Flyer and Voyager members the ability to earn and redeem points and be recognised on both airlines’ networks.
On Nov. 19 ten years ago at a ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany, Adria Airways signed a contract that saw the carrier become a member of the Star Alliance network as of Dec. 15, 2004.
By joining the Star Alliance network, Adria Airways reconfirmed that it is a modern and efficient airline which conforms to and exceeds all safety, technical and commercial standards. Adria Airways' sponsor for entering the Star Alliance network was Lufthansa, which had been its partner for many years.
AEGEAN confirmed its contribution to the development of both Greek tourism and the Greek economy, through the launch of the new flight schedule for 2015 that includes 134 destinations, 34 of which are domestic and 100 international, in 42 countries, with 15 million available seats, two million more than in 2014.
The flights will be operated with 56 aircraft, following the recent investment in additional Airbus A320ceos.
Ethiopian Airlines was named the African Airline of the Year by the African Airlines Association at its 46th Annual General Assembly held in Algiers.
Ethiopian was crowned for its exceptional results in 2013, consistent profitability, and sound strategy, which has enabled it to forge partnerships with other African airlines. This is the third year in a row that Ethiopian has received the award from AFRAA.