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EVA Joining Star Alliance?

Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:54 pm

There has been talk of EVA joining *A. With China Airlines in ST, EVA would get a lot of advantages in joining *A. EVA has a pretty good Asian network and would add value to *A. Do you see EVA joining *A in the foreseeable future?
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RE: EVA Joining Star Alliance?

Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:53 pm

Early February news story said acceptance could come as early as this quarter, with full membership 6-12 months later:

http://news.chinatimes.com/focus/11050106/122012020200134.html

The Google translate function has some reference to the League of Nations which I assume they are NOT applying to.

*A really makes sense with their North American routes ... YYZ, YVR, SFO, JFK (a little weird, maybe change to EWR). The european routes may need a bit of re-aligning but overall a big win.
 
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RE: EVA Joining Star Alliance?

Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:15 pm

Yes we also had a good discussion here about it.
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RE: EVA Joining Star Alliance?

Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:49 pm

Quoting AirBuffalo (Reply 1):
The Google translate function has some reference to the League of Nations which I assume they are NOT applying to.

Well, the ROC/Taiwan isn't a member of the UN so maybe they are looking to revive the League of Nations as an alternative?
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RE: EVA Joining Star Alliance?

Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:58 pm

Quoting AirBuffalo (Reply 1):
*A really makes sense with their North American routes ... YYZ, YVR, SFO, JFK (a little weird, maybe change to EWR). The european routes may need a bit of re-aligning but overall a big win.

They used to fly to EWR and were a OnePass partner so I don't think that will happen. Any connections made on UA could be done at SFO.
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