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Star Alliance Launches Enhanced Asia Airpass

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Star Alliance has launched an enhanced Asia Airpass for travel across the continent, which in addition to the 15 countries and territories already offered, now includes Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Its scope has further been extended to include all Star Alliance destinations in Japan and additional flights to India.

Airpasses can be purchased in conjunction with any international return ticket for travel into the area on a Star Alliance member airline.

"The new Asia Airpass, with its extended routing possibilities, reflects the growing desire for travellers to explore the full Asian continent on an Airpass journey, a need which was not fully met in the past," said Horst Findeisen, Vice President Commercial and Business Development at Star Alliance.

The Asia Airpass is valid for a minimum of three flights and a maximum of 10, with a choice of over 235 destinations. Further countries that may be visited on an Asia Airpass trip are Cambodia, China including Hong Kong SAR , Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

The enhancement of the Asian Airpass form part of a wider streamlining of the Star Alliance fare products. The revised portfolio offers the following seven fare products:

Africa Airpass
Asia Airpass
China Airpass
Europe Airpass
North America Airpass
Circle Pacific Fare
Round the World Fare

"These fares allow customers to maximise their travel opportunities on Star Alliance member airlines and demonstrate the value of a strong collective regional network," added Findeisen.

Similar products are available from Star Alliance member airlines' which can be booked by Star Alliance customers looking for regional travel. For example. ANA offers a Japan Airpass, TAM Airlines offers a Brazil Airpass, Thai has a Thailand Airpass and United offers a Micronesia Airpass.

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