Star Alliance Gets Over 50,000 Hits on Golf Promotion Website

    CHICAGO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Alliance, the airline network
 for Earth(TM), has received more than 50,000 hits on its website for its free round of golf promotion announced on
 March 1, 2007. The most popular golf courses selected by customers, in the
 first six weeks of the promotion, are Pebble Beach, Old Course St. Andrews
 and Bayberry Hills.
     This promotion is available to customers based in the United States
 taking a roundtrip international flight on any of the member carriers
 between March 1 and May 31, 2007, with travel on a paid international
 ticket for either First Class, Business Class or in select cases, Economy
     According to Nanci Cheberenchick, Director Sales & Market Development
 Americas, Star Alliance, "We are thrilled with the response and interest
 generated by our golf promotion. With less than two months before the
 promotion ends, we hope many more customers remember to sign up before they
 fly and enjoy a day on the golf course after their trip."
     To participate in this promotion, customers need to register online at prior to travel, providing both their frequent
 flyer member details and a valid e-mail address. For those not yet
 participating in any of the Star Alliance member carriers' Frequent Flyer
 Programs, signing up for any of these can be done at the same time as
 registering for this promotion.
     Three days after completion of travel, customers will be sent a voucher
 for either the free round of golf or the golf lesson, which can be redeemed
 on-line until November 26, 2007 at any one of the 200 golf courses which
 are participating worldwide. In the United States, there are 56
 participating golf courses which include Pebble Beach Resort, the Otter
 Creek Golf Course and the Pine Meadows Golf Club.
     From the United States, customers can chose from 3,200 weekly
 international flights operated by 16 Star Alliance member carriers -- Air
 Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, bmi, LOT Polish
 Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South
 African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, THAI, United, US Airways -- to reach
 70 international destinations in 48 countries.
     About Star Alliance
     The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly
 global airline alliance to offer customers worldwide reach and a smooth
 travel experience. Star Alliance was voted Best Airline Alliance by
 Business Traveller Magazine in 2003 and 2006 and by Skytrax in 2003 and
 2005. The members are Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines,
 Austrian, bmi, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines,
 Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Spanair, SWISS, TAP Portugal,
 THAI, United and US Airways. Regional member carriers Adria Airways
 (Slovenia), Blue1 (Finland) and Croatia Airlines enhance the global
 network. Air China, Shanghai Airlines and Turkish Airlines have all been
 accepted as future members and are expected to join Star Alliance soon.
 Overall, the Star Alliance network offers more than 16,000 daily flights to
 855 destinations in 155 countries.
     For further information please contact:
     Star Alliance Press Office
     Tel: +49 69 96375 183
     Fax: +49 69 96375 683
     Jerry Hendin - Email :; Cell : 425-442-5565

SOURCE Star Alliance

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