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    Upgrades Star Alliance

    Treat yourself to a little more comfort – upgrade to the comfort you want when you fly. Take a look at how many points you pay for an upgrade depending on where you fly.
     

    Good to know:

    • You can upgrade up to four people whether you are traveling together or not. 
    • To upgrade a flight, you need to be booked in the service and booking classes specified below. 
    • You need to book your upgrade no later than 24 hours before departure.
       

    Award upgrade with Star Alliance onboard SAS

      SAS Go to SAS Plus (points per flight) SAS Plus (Y, S, B) to SAS Business (points per flight)
    Scandinavia to/from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington Not available 35,000
    Scandinavia to/from Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo Not available 50,000


    Award upgrade with Star Alliance

      Economy to Business (points per flight) Business to First (points per flight)
    Within Europe, Central/North/South America, Southern Africa, Caribbean, Middle East, Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia, Pacific 10,000 15,000
    Europe to/from Central/North America, Southern Africa, India  35,000 50,000
    Europe to/from Middle East, North/Central Africa 30,000 35,000
    Europe to/from Caribbean, South America 40,000 50,000
    Europe to/from Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia 50,000 65,000
    Europe to/from Pacific  60,000 75,000
    North/Central America to/from Hawaii 10,000 15,000
    North/Central America to/from  South America, Caribbean 20,000 35,000
    North/Central America to/from Southern Africa, Pacific 25,000 40,000
    North/Central America to/from Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia 30,000 45,000
    Caribbean, South America to/from North/Central Africa, Middle East 20,000 30,000
    Caribbean, South America to/from Southern Africa 20,000 30,000
    Caribbean, South America to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia, Pacific 30,000 40,000
    North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from Southern Africa 10,000 15,000
    North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 25,000 35,000
    North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from India, Pacific 30,000 40,000
    Southern Africa to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 25,000 35,000
    Southern Africa to/from Pacific 30,000 40,000
    India to/from India 20,000 30,000
    India to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 30,000 40,000
    Southeast Asia  to/from Central/Far East Asia, Pacific 30,000 45,000
    Pacific to/from Pacific 10,000 15,000
    Pacific to/from India 20,000 30,000


    Eligible Booking classes

    Carrier Economy to Business Business to First
    Air New Zealand B, E, O, U, Y Not available
    Adria Airways
    Aegean Airlines
    Austrian Airlines
    Avianca Airlines and TACA Airlines
    Croatia Airlines
    LOT Polish Airlines
    South African Airways
    Brussels Airlines
    TAP Portugal
    Turkish Airlines
    Y, B Not available
    Air Canada Y, B, O Not available
    Air China G, Y, B J, C, D
    All Nippon Airways (ANA) Y, B, E, G C, Z, J, D
    Copa Airlines Y, B, M, H Not available
    Ethiopian Airlines Y, G, S, B Not available
    EVA Air Y, B, K Not available
    Lufthansa Y, B C, D, J
    Shenzhen Airlines – flights within China, from Economy to First, two class cabin Y, B, M, G, H Y, B, M, H
    Singapore Airlines – not available on A380 and B77W (B777–300ER) flights Y, B, S Z, C , J, D
    Swiss Y, B, U, M C, D, J
    Air India
    Asiana Airlines
    Egypt Air
    Thai Airways International
    Y, B C, D
    United Airlines – flights within the US, from Economy to First, two class cabin Y, B C, D, J

    The Star Alliance Upgrade Award is based on segment by segment.
    The original class booked applies as the basis for points regardless of upgrades.
    No complimentary stopover is permitted.
    All upgrades are subject to availability.

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