Star Alliance is the world's first and largest airline alliance. Its headquarters are in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. It was founded in 199 by five airlines: Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways International, Air Canada, Lufthansa, and United Airlines. In 2013, the alliance now has 28 member airlines with more than 21,100 daily departures combined. These flights fly to 1,329 airports in more than 150 countries, carrying 678.5 million passengers.
A Founding member.
B To exit the alliance on 30 March 2014 and move to Oneworld with LAN Airlines.
C To exit the alliance in early 2014 upon completion of merger with American Airlines.