Answer: The Star Alliance has 28 member airlines, including Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Copa Airlines, Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Eva Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airline, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, TAM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways.
Answer: Star Alliance's important strategies include:
1. Expand network of its member airlines and provide more connection choices for customers.
2. Maximize resources utilization and increase market shares through coordinated arrangements of sales staff, distribution channels, information platform, and facilities.
3. Develop new products such as seamless check-in service, frequent flyer programs, sharing of airport lounges to meet the unified service requirement and maintain its positions as a leading alliance.
4. Develop and share advanced information system, such as World Tracer, STARNET, RAS, publish IT platform.
5. Help member airlines save operational costs through joint sourcing programs to purchase resources such as jet fuel, flight meals, spare parts, and aircrafts at a better price.
6. Develop a globally recognized brand through massive joint or individual promotions.