Star Alliance upgrade chart

Routes featuring an Economy and Business offering
 
New Zealand and Eastern Australia

380

410

 
New Zealand and Western Australia

600

650

 
New Zealand and Pacific Islands

380

410

 
New Zealand and Asia

1,700

1,960

 
New Zealand and North America

1,700

1,960

 
New Zealand and Europe

3,600

3,960

 
New Zealand and Honolulu/Tahiti

720

780

 
Australia and Africa

1,860

2,150

 
Australia and Asia

1,860

2,150

 
Australia and North America

1,550

1,960

 
Australia and Europe

3,060

4,190

 
Australia and Honolulu/Tahiti

1,520

1,920

 
Asia and Africa

1,610

2,030

 
Asia and North America

1,650

2,100

 
Asia and Europe

1,550

1,790

 
Asia and Honolulu/Tahiti

1,230

1,540

 
Asia and Middle East

1,610

2,030

 
Africa and Europe

1,190

1,500

 
Africa and Middle East

1,240

1,550

 
North America and Central America

1,290

1,570

 
North America and South America

1,610

2,030

 
North America and Pacific Islands

1,160

1,470

 
North America and Europe

2,410

2,780

 
North America and Honolulu/Tahiti

1,160

1,500

 
North America and Middle East

1,760

2,830

 
North America and Africa

2,760

3,570

 
Central America and South America

1,290

1,570

 
Central America and Europe

2,260

2,830

 
Central America and Australia

1,260

1,580

 
South America and Europe

2,260

2,830

 
South America and Middle East

2,250

2,830

 
South America and Australia

1,260

1,580

 
Europe and Honolulu/Tahiti

1,820

2,510

 
Europe and Middle East

1,290

2,550

 
Intra Zone, less than 2,000km

460

680

 
Intra Zone, more than 2,000km

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
 
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

 
ANA

Y,B,E

C,D,Z,J

 
Asiana

Y,B

C,D

 
Austrian Airlines

Y,B

No First Class

 
Avianca

Y,B

No First Class

 
Brussels Airline

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

 
EgyptAir

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

No First Class

 
TAM

Y,B

C,D

 
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