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EVA Air joins Star Alliance

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TAOYUAN, Taiwan - Taiwan's EVA Airways on Tuesday joined Star Alliance, the world's biggest airline grouping, in a move that could give it an edge over regional rivals like China Airlines. 

Mark Schwab, second left, Star Alliance CEO, and Austin Cheng, left, president of EVA Air separately hold aircraft models during a ceremony in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, on Tuesday when the Taiwanese air carrier joined the world's biggest airline grouping. (AFP Photo)

"EVA Air has successfully completed all joining requirements and I can confirm that our chief executive board has now unanimously accepted EVA Air into our alliance," Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab announced at a ceremony in the north of Taiwan.

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