Senior government officials and members of Star Alliance will hold talks on July 18 on the progress of Air India’s induction into the international airline association.
“A meeting with Star Alliance (officials) would be held July 18,” said Arvind Jadhav, chairman-cum-managing director of Air India. Ministry officials, Air India representatives would be there in the meeting with Star Alliance.”
The airline plans to join the Star Alliance network by July 31.
Earlier, in a meeting between both sides, the national carrier’s representatives apprised the readiness of Air India to join Star Alliance by July 31, 2011.
The meeting is also expected to finalise the date of Air India’s formal entry into Star Alliance. Star Alliance has 27 members, including Lufthansa, Air Canada, Singapore Airlines.