Airports with most Star Alliance airlines

star alliance It is the largest in the world alliance. OAG states that member carriers have 489,000 flights in October, versus 375,000 for SkyTeam and 336,000 for Oneeworld. In other words, on all flights around the world, one in six is ​​made by Star members.


United Airlines It is the number one airline star, with China Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Air Canada completing the top five. On the one hand AirportsIstanbul Airport has more Star flights than any other in October and is thus the alliance’s leading facility by this scale.


Best Airports by Star Carriers

This table shows airports with at least 16 Star Alliance members in October:

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Rank an airport Number of Star Airlines in October List of airlines
1 London Heathrow Airport 22 Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, ANA, Asiana, Austria, Avianca, Brussels, Croatia, EgyptAir, Ethiopia, EFA, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, TAP, Thai, Turkish, United
2 = Frankfurt 20 Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, ANA, Asiana, Austria, Brussels, Croatia, EgyptAir, Ethiopia, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, TAP, Thai, Turkish, United
2 = Paris CDG 20 Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, ANA, Asiana, Austria, Brussels, Croatia, EgyptAir, Ethiopia, EVA, Lotte, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, Thai, Turkish, United
4 New York JFK 18 Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels, Cuba, EgyptAir, Ethiopia, EVA, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore, Switzerland, TAP, Turkish, United
5 = Barcelona 16 Aegean, Air Canada, Asiana, Austria, Avianca, Brussels, Croatia, EgyptAir, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, TAP, Turkish, United
5 = Angels 16 Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Austria, Avianca, Cuba, EVA, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkish, United
5 = Milan Malpensa 16 Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Austria, Brussels, EgyptAir, Ethiopia, EVA, Lotte, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore, Switzerland, TAP, Turkish, United

Frankfurt has a greater diversity of carriers than the actual star hubs. Photo: Tom Boone | Simple flight.

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There are not many “real” star hubs.

Few of the airports in the table above are “real” star hubs; Many of the busiest allies don’t appear much with the actual star Airlines in their service. Istanbul Airport, Denver, Houston Intercontinental, Newark, Capital Beijing, and Toronto are among the top ten more crowded Star hubs, but none rank high enough by the diversity of carriers to be included in the table.

This is, of course, because they basically revolve around one very dominant factor. Take Istanbul Airport. In October, it has more Star flights than any other hub but is served by only eight Alliance members.

Despite Istanbul’s massive metro population of around 16 million, it has fewer Star Airlines than Copenhagen (15), Vienna (14) and Stockholm Arlanda (11). huge road Network, Turkish Airlines is responsible for 98% of flights; No wonder the airport is eager to attract more Star carriers.

While Istanbul Airport has more star flights than any other airport, it only serves eight members. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple flight.

More about international airports

The table shows the importance of “global airports”, where the demand is high locally to attract many members. London Heathrow, CDG, JFK, and Los Angeles summarize this. In contrast, Frankfurt has a wide range of member airlines of the “appropriate” star hubs.

Which of the airports listed in the table have you visited? And what is the Star company that has traveled the most often? Let us know in the comments.