New Delhi-based Air India officially joined Star Alliance Friday, opening the world’s fifth-largest aviation market to the other 26 member airlines comprising the Star Alliance network. The government-owned airline will be the first Indian carrier to join a global alliance. At noon, with a Bollywood-referencing “lights, camera, action” flourish, a huge red curtain dropped at Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Terminal 3, revealing an Airbus A320 painted in the Star ...

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