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Star Alliance Mexicana Termination

PRNewswire FRANKFURT, Germany Nov. 7 :

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,
The decision follows the official announcement of the termination of the
bilateral relationship between United Airlines and Mexicana Airlines
earlier today.

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