Routes featuring an Economy and Business offering

One way journey between  Economy to Business
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Business to First
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New Zealand and:
Eastern Australia  380 410
Western Australia  600 650
Pacific Islands  380 410
Asia  1,700 1,960
North America  1,700 1,960
Europe  3,600 3,960
Honolulu/Tahiti  720 780
Australia and:
Africa 1,860 2,150
Asia  1,860 2,150
North America  1,550 1,960
Europe  3,060 4,190
Honolulu/Tahiti  1,520 1,920
Asia and:
Africa  1,610 2,030
North America  1,650 2,100
Europe  1,550 1,790
Honolulu/Tahiti  1,230 1,540
Middle East  1,610 2,030
Africa and:
Europe  1,190 1,500
Middle East  1,240 1,550
North America and:
Central America  1,290 1,570
South America  1,610 2,030
Pacific Islands  1,160 1,470
Europe  2,410 2,780
Honolulu/Tahiti  1,160 1,500
Middle East  1,760 2,830
Africa  2,760 3,570
Central America and:
South America  1,290 1,570
Europe  2,260 2,830
Australia  1,260 1,580
South America and:
Europe  2,260 2,830
Middle East  2,250 2,830
Australia  1,260 1,580
Europe and:
Honolulu/Tahiti  1,820 2,510
Middle East  1,290 2,550
Intra Zone Chart:
Less than 2000km  460 680
More than 2000km  810 1,180

• 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 Economy to Business Business to First
Adria Airways Y,B No First Class
Aegean Airlines
Y,B No First Class
Air Canada Y,B C,D
Air China G,Y,B J,C,D
Air India Y,B C,D
Asiana Y,B C,D
Austrian Airlines Y,B No First Class
Avianca Y,B No First Class
Brussels Airlines Y,B C,D
Copa Airlines Y,B No First Class
Croatian Airlines Y,B No First Class
Ethiopian Airlines Y,G,S,B No First Class
EVA Air Y, B, K No First Class
EygptAir Y,B C,D
LOT Polish Airlines Y,B No First Class
Lufthansa Y,B C,D,J
SAS Y,B,S No First Class
Singapore Airlines Y,B,S C,D,J,Z
South African Airways Y, B - all flights; M - domestic flights only No First Class
Swiss Y,B,U,M C,D,J
TAP Portugal Y,B C,D
Thai Airways Y,B C,D
Turkish Airlines Y,B C,D
US Airways Y,B C,D
United Y,B C,D,J


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