Star Alliance named Best Airline Alliance by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine

NEW YORK CITY, 2015-8-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has been named Best Airline Alliance by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine (

The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world’s best airlines, hotel chains, automobile manufacturers, car rental agencies, luggage manufacturers, and travel-related websites.

“Our road warrior readers singled out Star Alliance as the best Airline Alliance,” said Jonathan Spira, editorial director of Frequent Business Traveler. “Their knowledge of what’s good and what’s not in travel makes their votes particularly meaningful.”

Voting was conducted online from March 24 through June 19, 2015, and over 162,000 votes were cast by readers.

The results of this year’s balloting, which included Star Alliance member airlines Lufthansa winning the Best First Class Lounges category and Singapore Airlines named as Best Airline in Asia/Pacific, were announced by Jonathan Spira earlier this month at the magazine’s offices in New York City.

Coverage of the awards is available online at

About Frequent Business Traveler:
Frequent Business Traveler ( is an online publication that brings must-read travel tips and insights, news, reviews, and local knowledge to globetrotting executives in order to ensure seamless, productive, and successful travel. It is published by Accura Media Group, a recognized leader in online publishing in niche market segments including travel, automobiles, and lifestyle.

About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brasil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.