TAM To Leave Star Alliance And Join Oneworld

Brazilian carrier TAM has announced it will leave Star Alliance and join its sister carrier LAN in the rival Oneworld alliance. Both airlines were merged under the LATAM Airlines Group last summer and were consolidating its operations including membership in one alliance network.   In selecting Oneworld, LATAM cited benefits and connectivity for passengers, airline … Continue reading

Air Berlin To Join Oneworld In 2012

Germany’s Air Berlin has announced it is to join Oneworld, becoming the first low cost carrier in the world to be part of a major airline alliance. The airline is expected to start flying as a part of Oneworld in early 2012, coinciding with the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which is being developed as … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading