Star Alliance to Discuss Termination of Membership of Mexicana Airlines

Nov 07, 2003, 00:00 ET from Star Alliance

    FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The members of Star Alliance
 have today agreed to discuss a termination of the membership of Mexicana
 Airlines in the global alliance at the next regular Alliance Management Board
 meeting on November 13 in Frankfurt, Germany.
     The decision follows the official announcement of the termination of the
 bilateral relationship between United Airlines and Mexicana Airlines earlier
     In a joint statement, the members of the alliance "regret this development
 but do not see any other solution for the future of our business partnership.
 The combined strength of the Star Alliance membership will ensure that the
 international air travel market, and in particular Mexico, will remain well
 served by our team of high quality airlines."
     For further information, please contact Corporate Affairs of Star
 Alliance, Frankfurt, Germany, +49-69-9637-5154, or fax, +49-69-9637-5654

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