Earn miles when you fly

You can earn miles on all scheduled flights operated by South African Airways.

You qualify for:

  • award miles
  • status miles

How to earn miles with South African Airways

Enter your Miles & More card number when you make your booking or simply present it at the check-in.
The number of miles credited depends on the booking class:

  • On international flights, the booking class and the number of distance miles travelled are the determining factors.

Summary of miles earned

Destinations worldwide

Flights from / to / between non-European destinations

Business Class
C, J, Z:
2.0 x distance; at least 1,000 miles
D: 1.5 x distance; at least 750 miles

Economy Class
B, Y:
1.5 x distance; at least 750 miles
H, K, M, S: 1.0 x distance; at least 500 miles
Q, T, V: 0.5 x distance; at least 250 miles
G, L, W: 0.25 x distance; at least 250 miles

In general, miles cannot be earned on flight award tickets and on travel-industry discounted tickets
(e.g. ID, AD).

Miles cannot be earned in booking class U.

Please see our FAQ to obtain further information on the booking class or on the distance miles for your flight.

As of 1.1.2014. Please read these notes.