Deutsche Bahn joins Star Alliance
Deutsche Bahn is the first company outside the aviation industry to join the Star Alliance. Within the alliance, air and rail travel should be better connected in the future.
Deutsche Bahn is the first company outside the aviation industry to become a partner in an international alliance of airlines. According to several news agencies, Deutsche Bahn and Star Alliance want to strengthen their partnership.
Deutsche Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn are already working together on the German transport market and offering joint tickets. This service could also be open to customers of other members of the alliance.
Star Alliance celebrates 25 years since its founding. The alliance was founded on May 14, 1997, and was founded by 5 airlines: Lufthansa, SAS, United Airlines, Thai Airways and Air Canada. Star Alliance currently has 26 partner airlines working together in 50 international hubs.