UPGRADE AWARDS ON STAR ALLIANCE MEMBER AIRLINES

Enjoy a higher class of service while flying Star Alliance Member Airlines. Pay for economy class ticket and upgrade one class up to Business Class or Pay Business class and upgrade one class up to First Class using your miles. Upgrade requirement involving more than one flight is calculated by adding up the upgrade mile requirement of each flight.

You can request upgrade award between 56 days (8 weeks) and 24 hours before the departure time of your flight.Codeshare bookings are not eligible for upgrades. Your reservation must be under the flight number of the airline operating the flight. 

Exception:

  • For Air New Zealand, apply between 28 days prior to the boarding date and 24 hours prior to departure.
  • For All Nippon Airways apply between 56 days prior to the boarding date and 24 hours prior to departure.

Star Alliance Upgrade Award Chart

To Upgrade, please click: Upgrade Now

Eligible Class

Business to First Class

  • Booking Class C & D: on all Star Alliance Member Airlines.
  • Booking Class J: on Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines and All Nippon Airways.
  • Booking Class Z on Singapore Airlines and All Nippon Airways.
  • Booking Class U on Singapore Airlines.

Economy to Business class

  • Booking Class Y & B: on all Star Alliance Member Airlines
  • Booking Class S: On Ethiopian Airlines & Scandinavian Airlines.
  • Booking Class G: On Ethiopian Airlines
  • Booking Class M: On Swiss International Air Lines, Shenzhen Airlines, & domestic flights on South African Airways
  • Booking Class U: On Swiss International Air Lines, Air New Zealand
  • Booking Class W: on Air China
  • Booking Class E: On All Nippon Airways, Air New Zealand
  • Booking Class O: On Air New Zealand
  • Booking Class H: On Shenzhen Airlines
  • Booking Class K: on EVA Airways
  • Booking Class S,T, P, L on Singapore Airlines.
  • Booking Class G on Austrian Airlines
  • Booking Class O & A: on United Airlines

 

Eligible fares may differ according to each operating airlines’ policy. Please confirm eligibility for the booking class on the ticket.

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