Star Alliance upgrade chart

Routes featuring an Economy and Business offering

One way journey between

New Zealand and Eastern Australia

Economy to Business
A

A380

Business to First
A

A410


One way journey between

New Zealand and Western Australia

Economy to Business
A

A600

Business to First
A

A650


One way journey between

New Zealand and Pacific Islands

Economy to Business
A

A380

Business to First
A

A410


One way journey between

New Zealand and Asia

Economy to Business
A

A1,700

Business to First
A

A1,960


One way journey between

New Zealand and North America

Economy to Business
A

A1,700

Business to First
A

A1,960


One way journey between

New Zealand and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A3,600

Business to First
A

A3,960


One way journey between

New Zealand and Honolulu/Tahiti

Economy to Business
A

A720

Business to First
A

A780


One way journey between

Australia and Africa

Economy to Business
A

A1,860

Business to First
A

A2,150


One way journey between

Australia and Asia

Economy to Business
A

A1,860

Business to First
A

A2,150


One way journey between

Australia and North America

Economy to Business
A

A1,550

Business to First
A

A1,960


One way journey between

Australia and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A3,060

Business to First
A

A4,190


One way journey between

Australia and Honolulu/Tahiti

Economy to Business
A

A1,520

Business to First
A

A1,920


One way journey between

Asia and Africa

Economy to Business
A

A1,610

Business to First
A

A2,030


One way journey between

Asia and North America

Economy to Business
A

A1,650

Business to First
A

A2,100


One way journey between

Asia and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A1,550

Business to First
A

A1,790


One way journey between

Asia and Honolulu/Tahiti

Economy to Business
A

A1,230

Business to First
A

A1,540


One way journey between

Asia and Middle East

Economy to Business
A

A1,610

Business to First
A

A2,030


One way journey between

Africa and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A1,190

Business to First
A

A1,500


One way journey between

Africa and Middle East

Economy to Business
A

A1,240

Business to First
A

A1,550


One way journey between

North America and Central America

Economy to Business
A

A1,290

Business to First
A

A1,570


One way journey between

North America and South America

Economy to Business
A

A1,610

Business to First
A

A2,030


One way journey between

North America and Pacific Islands

Economy to Business
A

A1,160

Business to First
A

A1,470


One way journey between

North America and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A2,410

Business to First
A

A2,780


One way journey between

North America and Honolulu/Tahiti

Economy to Business
A

A1,160

Business to First
A

A1,500


One way journey between

North America and Middle East

Economy to Business
A

A1,760

Business to First
A

A2,830


One way journey between

North America and Africa

Economy to Business
A

A2,760

Business to First
A

A3,570


One way journey between

Central America and South America

Economy to Business
A

A1,290

Business to First
A

A1,570


One way journey between

Central America and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A2,260

Business to First
A

A2,830


One way journey between

Central America and Australia

Economy to Business
A

A1,260

Business to First
A

A1,580


One way journey between

South America and Europe

Economy to Business
A

A2,260

Business to First
A

A2,830


One way journey between

South America and Middle East

Economy to Business
A

A2,250

Business to First
A

A2,830


One way journey between

South America and Australia

Economy to Business
A

A1,260

Business to First
A

A1,580


One way journey between

Europe and Honolulu/Tahiti

Economy to Business
A

A1,820

Business to First
A

A2,510


One way journey between

Europe and Middle East

Economy to Business
A

A1,290

Business to First
A

A2,550


One way journey between

Intra Zone, less than 2,000km

Economy to Business
A

A460

Business to First
A

A680


One way journey between

Intra Zone, more than 2,000km

Economy to Business
A

A810

Business to First
A

A1,180


• Star Alliance upgrade awards are available on flights operated by Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, ANA, Asiana, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatian Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, EygptAir, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Swiss Airlines, TAM, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, US Airways and United and are confirmed at the time of request subject to availability
• Subject to the bullet below, Star Alliance upgrade awards may only be requested at least 7 days before departure
• Star Alliance upgrade awards on flights operated by ANA may only be requested within 28 days of flight departure
• Upgrades to First and Business Class on Singapore Airlines' B777-300ER, All-Business Class A345 and A380 are not available
• Changes to the Star Alliance airline network may result in changes to the destinations available

Eligible booking classes for Star Alliance upgrade awards

Participating airline

Aegean Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Air Canada

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

Air China

Economy to Business

G,Y,B

Business to First

J,C,D


Participating airline

Air India

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

ANA

Economy to Business

Y,B,E

Business to First

C,D,Z,J


Participating airline

Asiana

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

Austrian Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Avianca

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Brussels Airline

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

Copa Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Croatian Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Ethiopian Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,G,S,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

EVA Air

Economy to Business

Y,B,K

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

EgyptAir

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

LOT Polish Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Lufthansa

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D,J


Participating airline

SAS

Economy to Business

Y,B,S

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Singapore Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B,S

Business to First

C,D,J,Z


Participating airline

South African Airways

Economy to Business

Y,B - all flights; M - domestic flights only

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

Swiss

Economy to Business

Y,B,U,M

Business to First

No First Class


Participating airline

TAM

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

TAP Portugal

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

Thai Airways

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

Turkish Airlines

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

US Airways

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D


Participating airline

United

Economy to Business

Y,B

Business to First

C,D,J