The Older Airai Alliance was an alliance formed during Survivor: Micronesia by the older members of the pre-tribe switch Airai.


 Tracy Hughes-Wolf
Days 4-20
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 Chet Welch
Remained Loyal
Days 4-17
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 Kathy Sleckman
Remained Loyal
Days 4-19
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 Ami Cusack
Days 15-17
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 Erik Reichenbach
Days 6-17
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 Joel Anderson
Days 6-11
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The Older Fans

The three were initially part of the Airai tribe, but failed to be part of the core alliance of seven, leading them to align with each other.

When Airai lost their first Immunity Challenge on Day 6, Joel was not sure about alliance members Mary Sartain and Mikey Bortone. Eventually, he told the trio about his plan to blindside Mary and they joined him in voting her out at Tribal Council.

Knowing Chet lost the challenge for the tribe on Day 11, Tracy convinced Joel before Airai's second Tribal Council to vote out Mikey B., making the argument that he would betray him later on and that once Chet (who was the initial target) was eliminated, he would have no chance of eliminating him. At Tribal Council, Joel and Erik Reichenbach voted with the alliance to eliminate Mikey B.

Going To Opposite Sides

At the Day 13 Tribe Switch, Chet and Tracy moved over to Malakal while Kathy stayed at Airai. Chet was again seen as the weakest link after getting a piece of coral jabbed in his ankle from being dragged around by Joel in the Reward Challenge. However, Chet and Tracy were saved again when Cirie realized that after the two of them were gone, she'd probably be next. At Tribal Council, the alliance ended up voting with Cirie and the original Malakal tribe mates against Joel, eliminating him.

The Beginning of the End

On Day 17, Chet suffered an injury from the coral lodged in his foot and asked the tribe to vote him off. Tracy, along with Erik and Ami (who had agreed to vote against Ozzy), lobbied to Chet to stay in the game and blindside Ozzy Lusth. He agreed to think about it but eventually asked the tribe to vote against him after they lost the Immunity Challenge. At Tribal Council, Chet and Tracy voted for Erik as throwaway votes, but Chet was voted out in a 5-2 vote, leaving Tracy all alone on Malakal.

Two days later on Day 19, Kathy quit because she missed her family and didn't have any allies on the new Airai tribe, leaving Tracy as the sole member of the alliance.

Last Chance

Prior to Tribal Council on Day 20's lost, Ami hatched a plan to blindside Ozzy where she, Tracy, and Erik would vote for Ozzy, then convince Cirie and Amanda to vote for Erik, and have Ozzy still believe that they were voting out Tracy. This would ultimately leave Tracy with 1 vote, Erik with 2 votes, and Ozzy with 3 votes. However, this plan failed when Cirie and Amanda decided to stick with Ozzy and vote out Tracy. This made Ami and Erik decide to stick with the majority vote. As a result, Tracy was voted out in a 5-1 vote, officially disbanding the alliance.


  • This is the second "Older" alliance to be formed since the Older Samburu Alliance in Africa.
  • Despite not merging nor all three being placed on the same tribe post tribe switch, the alliance was still consecutively eliminated. Chet was voted out on Day 17, Kathy quit on Day 19, and Tracy was voted out on Day 20.
  • Ami Cusack is the only Favorite to affiliate with the alliance.



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Tagi Alliance Kucha Alliance Boran Alliance Maraamu Alliance
Older Samburu Alliance Rotu Four
Barbecue Alliance Ogakor Alliance
Younger Samburu Alliance Outsiders Alliance
Thailand The Amazon Pearl Islands All-Stars
Chuay Gahn Five Jaburu Alliance Drake Alliance Chapera Alliance
Morgan Alliance
Sook Jai Alliance Tambaqui Alliance Mogo Mogo Alliance
Outcast Alliance
Vanuatu Palau Guatemala Panama
Fat Five Koror Alliance Nakúm Alliance Casaya Alliance
Yasur Alliance
Yaxhá Alliance La Mina Alliance
Final Four Alliance
Cook Islands Fiji China Micronesia
Aitu Four Four Horsemen Fei Long Alliance Malakal Couples Alliance
Older Airai Alliance
Raro Alliance Syndicate Alliance Zhan Hu Alliance
Black Widow Brigade
Gabon Tocantins Samoa Heroes vs. Villains
Fang Alliance Jalapao Three Foa Foa Four Heroes Alliance
Timbira Alliance Rob's Villains Alliance
Onion Alliance Galu Alliance
Exile Alliance Russell's Villains Alliance
Nicaragua Redemption Island South Pacific One World
Espada Alliance Russell's Zapatera Alliance Savaii Alliance Misfit Alliance
La Flor Alliance Stealth R Us Muscle Alliance
The Family
Final Four Alliance Zapatera Six Salani Alliance
Philippines Caramoan Blood vs. Water Cagayan
Kalabaw Alliance Cool Kids Alliance Five Guys Alliance Aparri Alliance
Matsing Alliance
Gota Alliance Galang Alliance Cops-R-Us
Tandang Alliance
Stealth R Us Singles Alliance Solana Alliance
Fulcrum Alliance
San Juan del Sur Worlds Apart Cambodia Kaôh Rōng
Coyopa Guys Alliance Escameca Alliance Bayon Alliance Gondol Alliance
Fab Five Nagarote Alliance Witches' Coven Dara Women's Alliance
Millennials vs. Gen X Game Changers Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers Ghost Island
Takali Alliance Power Six Soko Alliance Naviti Alliance
The Round Table
David's Vinaka Alliance Tavua Alliance Final Four Alliance
Final Four Alliance
Zeke's Vinaka Alliance
David vs. Goliath Edge of Extinction Island of the Idols Winners at War
David Alliance Kama Six Lairo Women's Alliance Cops-R-Us
Goliath Alliance Manu Alliance Vokai Alliance
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