Star Alliance celebrates 25th anniversary as the world’s first and leading airline alliance

The 26-airline alliance’s robust customer-centric vision is encapsulated by a new brand tagline “Together. Better. Connected.”

Continued focus on innovations in customer experience, loyalty, and technology.


Star Alliance and its 26-member carriers will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the world’s first and leading global airline alliance on Saturday, May 14, 2022. This bold vision was established in 1997 based on a customer value proposition of global reach, worldwide recognition, and seamless service. It continues today by leveraging technology to foster a harmonious experience for customers.

“We reflect on the successes of Star Alliance in uniting the leading global airlines, with an eye firmly focused on a future where the customer continues to be at the heart of our work and our global network,” said Jeffrey Goh, CEO of Star Alliance.

“I am very excited for the innovations led by Star Alliance and our members carriers as we aim to be the most digitally advanced airline alliance offering seamless travel experiences with a unique loyalty proposition. This year, we look forward to further developments in seamless connectivity — such as new digital and mobile innovations — and exciting industry-first offers that loyal customers of our member carriers will welcome,” Goh added.

Together. Better. Connected. with Star Alliance

In conjunction with the anniversary milestone, Star Alliance and its member carriers will release exciting campaigns and customer innovations under the new brand tagline “Together. Better. Connected.” The new brand tagline captures the intent of fostering better human connections through the Star Alliance global network coupled with digital seamless connectivity.

“We have defined the way the Earth connects for years, and now more than ever, is the time to enable technology to provide seamless journeys and delight the loyal customers of our member carriers,” Mr. Goh said. “I am happy that “Together. Better. Connected.” — our new tagline — reflects that earnestly and is also future-facing. It will motivate us to do better.”

Among the key successes and future offerings upon which Star Alliance continues to innovate are:

  • To introduce a new partnership model that cements network leadership
  • To be announced an industry-first co-branded credit card in a regional market that will offer loyalty customers of member airlines the opportunity to earn miles and points with spends
  • Jointly adopted a sustainability statement with member carriers to commit to the industry goal of net-zero carbon emissions and consequent joint efforts on decarbonisation
  • Star Alliance Biometrics, launched in 2020, is now available across four major airports – Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna – with Hamburg added in April 2022
  • Expansion of the Digital Connection Service to augment the Star Alliance Connection Centres to aid connecting passengers at major airports and the airlines serving them. This service is currently available at London Heathrow and will expand to a key European hub soon.
  • Progressive ability to reserve seats and track baggage location on codeshare flights and multi-carrier journeys through the digital channels of member carriers
  • Award-winning Star Alliance lounge in Los Angeles and other premium lounges in Amsterdam, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Paris, with new options for paid access being progressively rolled out.
  • Collection and online redemption of points and miles for award flights and upgrades across the twenty-six member carriers

Star Alliance innovations are underpinned by a robust and ever-evolving IT infrastructure that integrates the member carriers, coupled with more than 50 business practice standards and audit functions that place the customer at the center of the travel experience. On that basis, the Alliance has repeatedly won several “Best Airline Alliance” awards including the notable World Travel Awards, Skytrax World Airline Awards and Air Transport Awards which have recognised its positive contribution to the future of air travel.

About Star Alliance:

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance , based on a customer value proposition of global reach, worldwide recognition and seamless service. Since inception, it has offered the largest and most comprehensive airline network, with a focus on improving customer experience across the Alliance journey. The member airlines are: Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, 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, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 10,000 daily flights to almost 1,200 airports in 184 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partners Juneyao Airlines and THAI Smile Airways.

RE Marketing Corp Celebrates Over 5,000 Customers

 Starting out with the initial goal of helping local realtors get an edge online, RE Marketing Corp has now advertised for over 5,000 Real Estate Agents in the US and Canada.

By utilizing a cross between custom graphic design, trending real estate topics, and smart use of the Facebook algorithm, RE directly manages realtors’ social media so they don’t have to.

“Not everyone has the skills to hop on social media and make what they do there as valuable as their time. In fact, a lot of agents I’ve spoken with say this allows them to focus on what they do best.” – William Schwartz, CEO

They say that the number 5,000 only is the beginning. With their recent move to open a new location in Nashville, it is safe to say this expanding company may gain greater brand recognition in the Real Estate industry.

Large companies have an edge of over the singular user on Facebook due to ad spend, viewership, and traffic. By utilizing a agency of their own, Real Estate Agents can even the playing field for them against better known agents in the area.

This year has seen great competition between Real Estate Agents for listings. It is safe to say that most customers are doing an online search before choosing their agent. A good Facebook might come in handy these days.

RE Marketing Corp is offering Facebook Marketing for Real Estate Agents at a discounted price to celebrate their milestone where customers may see savings greater then 50% on strategic marketing campaigns to increase their business.

RE Marketing Corp

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NHAI Celebrates ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ with Regional Conference in Lucknow

Celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, NHAI Chairperson Smt. Alka Upadhyaya inaugurated a two-day conference of Regional Officers in Lucknow. To be held on 5-6 May 2022, this is first of its kind initiative that brings together NHAI officials and other stakeholders from Uttar Pradesh East & West, Uttarakhand and Bihar onto a common platform to share knowledge, achievements and challenges. More such conferences shall be held in different regions of the country as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

Apart from project reviews, the two-day conference will also host an Open House for free-flowing discussion of NHAI Regional Officers and Project Directors with the Chairperson. A session is also planned on improving ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and a knowledge sharing session on ‘Construction Equipment and Technology’ will be conducted.

The conference will conclude on 6th May 2022 with an address from Gen. (Retd.) V.K. Singh, Minister of State (RT&H) and Civil Aviation.  


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IEI Celebrates Its 25th Year in Business

 IEI, a global IoT solutions provider, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Founded in 1996, IEI Group now has over 3,000 employees, 3 manufacturing centers, 4 logistics centers, 15 sales offices, and operations in 28 countries. With a strong local presence and a global outlook, IEI has developed into an internationally renowned brand in the integration of comprehensive systems for the Internet of Things, and its products are widely appreciated by customers worldwide.

In recent years, IEI has turned its focus to AI, networking, and smart healthcare to create a more convenient smart life, using innovative 5G and edge computing technologies. IEI provides first-class ODM customization services, and has launched a large amount of cloud-to-end products and solutions, ranging from factory automation, networking, smart buildings, smart retail, smart transportation to digital healthcare. These high-quality products are widely used in the Internet of Things applications in today’s smart cities, creating a more convenient and comfortable environment for people’s lives.

The world begins to map out its technological development, and IEI sees itself as a key player in the new technology development sector, especially in the Artificial Intelligent of Things (AIoT). IEI continues to work with leading technology companies and suppliers to develop various products for the demands of network communication and edge computing, and to develop more relevant products. As the global population is aging and healthcare is critical to today’s society, IEI will keep providing smart healthcare solutions to improve the quality of care. Consistently developing new solutions and products to contribute to smart life is what IEI aims at, no matter in target markets or for other potential opportunities.

In the past 25 years, IEI has been maintaining its original intention and passion to create infinite possibilities with “innovative thinking, innovative products and innovative solutions.” IEI never forgets its responsibility to society and its employees in business operation. It upholds the spirit of integrity and mutual trust with its global partners and colleagues to provide better solutions and products for the world to achieve intelligent life. In response to the wave of environmental protection and energy saving, IEI complies with international environmental protection policies to develop green products and take actions in the best interests of the environment, including the use of green materials/ sustainable packaging, recycling of waste products, and many more. All of IEI products are ensured to comply with EU RoHS directive.

Words from CEO

Since inception, IEI has maintained corporate commitment, vision, mission and value to pursue great technology in the hope of creating infinite possibilities through intelligent innovation.

Many of the business models we accustomed to in the past are greatly affected, and even subverted due to the pandemic. It is a crisis, but we see it as an opportunity! IEI is well prepared to face the new normal of the post pandemic. All IEI employees are ready to continuously devote to digital transformation and provide new solutions for the post pandemic era by proposing specific countermeasures in all development phases.

With the three core values -innovation, enthusiasm and integrity-in mind, we will keep making progress and continue to work together with our employees and partners to provide unparalleled solutions to society and our customers. By adhering to the principle of environmental protection, we are sure to create a sustainable smart life that is more than expectation – Good, and even better.

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Vice President celebrates Holi with school children at his residence

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today celebrated Holi with school children and Secretariat staff at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas today. Children from four Delhi schools, including those run by MCD, visited the Vice President’s residence and greeted him on the occasion of Holi.  The Vice President was delighted when the enthusiastic children recited patriotic poems.

Vice President celebrating #Holi with school children at his residence today.

— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) March 18, 2022

In reply to a question from a student whether he ever gets demotivated, Shri Naidu said, “No, I don’t get demotivated, but sometimes, I get disillusioned when some parliamentarians do not behave upto standards in the House.” He also said that Sardar Patel is the source of inspiration for his strong will power.

To another question on how the Vice President balances his official duties and family responsibilities, Shri Naidu said, “During my active political career, I could not do justice to the family but after becoming the Vice President, now I do try to spend time with my family.” He further added that “As the Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, I have constitutional duties and obligations to perform, but I always make it a point to talk to my granddaughter and grandson.”

— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) March 18, 2022

The Vice President advised the youngsters to always love and respect their mother, motherland and mother-tongue. “Live and work for the protection of unity, integrity and sovereignty of the country,” he told them. Highlighting our age-old civilizational values of ‘share and care’, Shri Naidu urged the students to develop a compassionate attitude.

Earlier in the day, the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu exchanged Holi greetings over phone. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi also wrote to the Vice President conveying his good wishes and greetings on the auspicious occasion of Holi.



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