Conference & Meetings World Supplements Airline Supplement - Page 7

Airline Supplement Star Alliance The Star Alliance is the oldest of the main airline partnerships and was founded in 1997. It has 28 members, including Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Singapore Airlines and United. It is headquartered in Frankfurt. The Star Alliance Conventions Plus package simplifies organising a convention, conference, exhibition, sports, music or any other event which will involve more than 500 delegates. A single agreement allows delegates to book discounted fares directly through an online booking tool. Prganisers can also accrue credits when they book. There is also a similar product for smaller meetings of 50 or more delegates travelling from a range of countries. Star Alliance Meetings Plus is the product for that. Delegates that are also part of the members’ frequent flyer programmes, can also earn points, build status and enjoy rewards with each flight they take. And, last December, Star Alliance