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Star Alliance welcomes Regionals.(Regional News)(Bluel)(Brief Article)

Bluel, formerly Air Botnia, is the first Regional airline member of the Star Alliance. Blue1 expects to carry nearly 1 million passengers this year and is looking forward to expanding its domestic operations out of Helsinki depending on the availability of slots, according to a spokesperson.

Slovenian national airline Adria Airways and Croatian flag carrier Croatia Airlines are the second and third airlines to receive approval to join the Star Alliance as regional members. …

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