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Star Alliance Upgrade Awards

From Economy Class to Business Class, Business Class to First Class. Using miles, you can enjoy higher class of service on Star Alliance member airlines' flights.


General notes on awards
Please check the following notes on award usage.
Notes for Awards Redemption Information about Awards User Registration
Information

Air India and South African Airways have started Star Alliance Upgrade Awards from July 11, 2014.

Required miles and reservation period

Minimum of 12,000 Miles (one-way)

Please purchase an air ticket in which reservations for all segments have been completed when using an Upgrade Award.

* Please apply between 56 days prior to boarding (the same day of the week 8 weeks prior to the boarding date) and 24 hours prior to departure.
Example: For boarding on September 30, 2014, you can make a reservation starting 8 weeks in advance on August 5, 2014.

* There may be some restrictions on the routes, periods, and number of seats clue to the policy of the operating airlines, etc.

Eligible operating airlines

Adria Airways Aegean AirLines Air Canada Air China Air India

Adria Airways

Aegean Airlines

Air Canada

Air China

Air India

Air New Zealand Asiana Airlines Austrian Airlines Avianca Brussels Airlines

Air New Zealand

Asiana Airlines

Austrian Airlines

Avianca

Brussels Airlines

Copa Airlines Croatia Airlines Egypt Air Ethiopian Airlines EVA Air

Copa Airlines

Croatia Airlines

Egypt Air

Ethiopian Airlines

EVA Air

LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa Scandinavian Airlines Shenzhen Airlines Singapore Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines

Lufthansa

Scandinavian Airlines

Shenzhen Airlines

Singapore Airlines

South African Airways Swiss International Air Lines TAP Portugal Thai Airways International Turkish Airlines

South African Airways

Swiss International
Air Lines

TAP Portugal

Thai Airways International

Turkish Airlines

United Airlines

United Airlines

Mileage Chart

Distance of 1 sector
(one-way)
(Basic mileage)

Economy Class →
Business Class
(1 segment)

Business Class →
First Class
(1 segment)

0-2,000

12,000

20,000

2,001-2,500

18,000

30,000

2,501-3,000

22,000

35,000

3,001-3,500

24,000

40,000

3,501-4,000

26,000

45,000

4,001-4,500

28,000

45,000

4,501-5,000

30,000

50,000

5,001-5,500

32,000

50,000

5,501-7,000

34,000

50,000

7,001-9,000

36,000

55,000

9,001-10,000

38,000

55,000

10,001 or more

40,000

60,000

Notes

* You must have a reservation for a class and fare that can be upgraded, and the transaction (ticket issuing) must be completed.

* Please note that the seat in the originally reserved class will be canceled once the upgrade application is completed.

* No upgrade ticket or reservation number will be issued, even after completing the procedure of an upgrade award.



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