Press Release 2014, Other
FRANKFURT, Germany- February 18, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany - February 18th, 2014 - Users of Android mobile devices now have all travel related Star Alliance information at their fingertips. Thanks to the new Star Alliance Navigator App for Android, details of the wide-ranging Alliance services and benefits are now accessible at a touch of a button. Grouped into several categories, these include:
Flight Search – browse the member carrier schedules of more than 21,900 daily flights to 1328 airports in 195 countries.
Flight Status – Track any Star Alliance member airline flight.
Lounge Finder – Details of the more than 1,000 Star Alliance and member airline lounges available worldwide
Airport Information – Weather, City Guides, Lounges and member airlines serving
Star Alliance Benefits
This section details the various benefits Star Alliance offers across its global network, such as Frequent Flyer Programme advantages and lounge access, as well as additional benefits for Gold Status customers.
Find all the necessary information on how far your travels on Star Alliance can take you from this single source, containing essential travel related information such as flight schedules, airport information, lounges and flight status.
Member airline details
Learn about each of our member airlines, from basic facts to contact numbers as well as images and videos.
The app can be downloaded from the Star Alliance website at: http://www.staralliance.com/en/services/mobile_services/android/ or directly from Google play at:
It has been designed to run in Android 4.0 and above. Lower versions down to 2.3.3. will be supported, but might not provide the optimised experience. The initial version is designed for smartphones with the following resolutions: 480x800, 480x854, 800x1280, 1080x1920.
The Star Alliance Navigator App is now available for both the Android and iOS operating systems. The Alliance originally launched its Navigator App for iPhone in 2011, followed by a bespoke App for the iPad in 2013. The introduction of a dedicated tablet App for Android is planned for later this year.
Note: photos of the android app will be available from media library at: http://www.staralliance.com/en/press/media-library/images/
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 New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, 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, TAM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United and US Airways. Air India has been announced as a future member airline with Avianca Brazil to join under the existing Avianca membership. Overall, the Star Alliance network offers more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries.