Miles & More status levels

Anyone with a lot of status miles in their account fares even better - and in greater comfort, faster and with many privileges. The Miles & More programme provides for several different frequent flyer levels, all of which are valid for at least two years.

When you first enroll, you become a Miles & More member. You will receive your regular Miles & More plastic card as soon as you have earned one award mile with one of our Miles & More partners and this has been credited to your mileage account. You will not need your temporary Miles & More paper card any more after that.

The main benefits in brief

Key benefits
MILES & MORE MEMBER
FREQUENT
TRAVELLER
SENATOR
HON CIRCLE
MEMBER
Card




How to qualify
One award mile

35,000 status miles (1) in a given calendar year

100,000 status miles (1) in a given calendar year

600,000 HON Circle miles (2) in two consecutive calendar years (the current and preceding year)
Mileage validity
36 months
No time limit
No time limit
No time limit
Your miles do not expire
For holders of a Miles & More Credit Card (3) Check Mark
Check Mark
Check Mark
Additional miles
(Executive Bonus)
(4)

25% more award, status and HON Circle miles
25% more award, status and HON Circle miles
25% more award, status and HON Circle miles
Fly one class higher
(upgrade vouchers)
2 eVouchers on attainment of status and every time status is extended (5)
6 eVouchers on attainment of status and every time status is extended (5)
Booking guarantee
Up to 48 hours before departure in the highest booking class in Business and Economy class (6)

Up to 24 hours before departure in the highest booking class in Business and Economy class (6)
Waiting list priority
Third highest waiting list priority
Second highest waiting list priority
Highest waiting list priority
Preferential check-in
Business Class check-in (7)
First Class check-in; Premium check-in
First Class check-in; check-in at the First Class Terminal in Frankfurt (for Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines Group, Lufthansa, SWISS); Premium check-in
Free baggage allowance


Weight concept: 40 kg in total (8)

Piece concept: 1 additional bag in Economy Class, 2 bags in total in Business Class and 3 bags in First Class (14)
Weight concept: an extra 20 kg (8) (9)

Piece concept: 2 bags or 3 bags on certain routes in Economy Class, 3 bags in Business Class, 4 bags in First Class (15)(16)

Weight concept: an extra 20 kg (8) (9)

Piece concept: 2 bags or 3 bags on certain routes in Economy Class, 3 bags in Business Class, 4 bags in First Class (15)(16)

Golf bag
One golf bag within the permitted free baggage allowance
One golf bag within the permitted free baggage allowance
One additional golf bag may be carried free of charge (10)
One additional golf bag may be carried free of charge (10)
Priority baggage handling
Check Mark
Check Mark
Lounge access
Business Lounge (11)
Senator and Star Gold Lounges (12)
Lufthansa First Class, SWISS First and Austrian HON Circle Lounge (17), First Class Terminal in Frankfurt
Access to the First Class Terminal
Only with First Class ticket (Lufthansa, SWISS flights)
Only with First Class ticket (Lufthansa, SWISS flights)
Only with First Class ticket (Lufthansa, SWISS flights)
Irrespective of service class (Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines Group, Lufthansa, SWISS)
Limousine and transfer service (13)
Check Mark
Personal assistance
Frankfurt and Lufthansa intercontinental stations worldwide
Improved flight award availability
Senator Premium Award (improved flight award booking availability)
Best flight award availability: HON + 3 companions until 14 days before departure. Valid for Economy and Business Class as long as there are seats available (flights operated by LH, OS, LO, LX, SN)
Companion Award
(LH, JP, OS, OU, LO, LX, LG, SN, 4U)
Check Mark
Check Mark
Exclusive service hotline
Check Mark
Check Mark
Available worldwide 24/7
Senator partner card for spouse / partner
Check Mark
Miles advance
Check Mark
Check Mark
Senator Premium Award
Check Mark
Check Mark

Conditions:

  • (1) On scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Germanwings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional, SWISS and the Star Alliance partners.
  • (2) Since 1 September 2012 you have been able to earn HON Circle miles exclusively on flights in First and Business Class as well as with the ‘Best’ fare on Germanwings flights. This applies to all scheduled flights operated by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional, Adria Airways, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Germanwings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair and SWISS. On flights in Economy Class you will receive regular status and award miles.
  • (3) For members with a German bank account and / or who are German residents. For holders of a Miles & More Credit Card outside of Germany miles do not expire in certain countries in certain cases. Please find detailed information here.
  • (4) On scheduled flights operated by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional, Adria Airways, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair, SWISS and United.
  • (5) The eVouchers to which you are entitled on attainment or renewal of status will not be credited to your mileage account until your new card has been sent out. In the case of status renewals, this will be after the present card expires. eVouchers are not transferable, but can be spent on accompanying persons.
  • (6) In Business class on all scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional, and SWISS booking class J. On Adria Airways, Croatia Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, booking class C. In Economy class, booking class Y. Austrian Airlines: No booking guarantee on Austrian myHoliday flights with flight numbers 4000 to 4200 and 9000 to 9999.
  • (7) For scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair and SWISS.
  • (8) Frequent Travellers: on scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines and Luxair. Senators/HON Circle Members: on scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines and Luxair the following applies: F Class (40) + 20 kg, C Class (30) + 20 kg, Y Class (20) + 20 kg
  • (9) Extra free baggage entitlement on all scheduled flights operated by a Star Alliance partner and Luxair.
  • (10) Weight concept: in addition to the free baggage allowance which currently applies on all scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti and Croatia Airlines. This provision does not apply to charter flights. Piece concept: in addition to the free baggage allowance which currently applies on all scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Austrian Airline/Tyrolean Airwayss, Brussels Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional and SWISS (exception: North Atlantic flights). On flights operated by Adria Airways this regulation also applies to Frequent Travellers. The weight of golf equipment is limited to a maximum of 23 kg.
  • (11) The following applies to flights in First Class or Business Class: access to Lufthansa Business Lounges with a boarding pass valid for that day and airport of departure on Lufthansa, Star Alliance or Lufthansa partner flights. Access to SWISS Business Lounges with a boarding pass valid for that day and airport of departure on SWISS or Star Alliance partner flights. Access to the Austrian Business Lounges specified in Lounge Finder with a boarding pass valid for that day and airport of departure from Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways or a Star Alliance partner. Access to LOT Polish Airlines Business Lounges with a boarding pass valid for that day and airport of departure on LOT Polish Airlines or Star Alliance partner flights. Passengers with a Germanwings boarding pass who have a Miles & More Frequent Traveller card may access the Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and SWISS Business Lounges as well as the lounges belonging to Miles & More partner, Brussels Airlines, provided that they are booked on the ‘Smart’ fare. Frequent Travellers, who are travelling in Economy Class on a scheduled flight operated by one of the Star Alliance airlines, can enjoy their stay at the airport in one of the Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS Business Lounges as well as in the lounges belonging to Miles & More partners Brussels Airlines, Luxair* (*Only in connection with a scheduled flight operated by Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Lufthansa, Luxair or SWISS.) and LOT Polish Airlines** (**Only in connection with a scheduled flight by Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS).Lounge Finder
  • (12) To enter a Lufthansa Senator Lounge you will need your Senator card and a boarding pass for a same-day Lufthansa, Lufthansa codeshare partner, Germanwings or Star Alliance flight. With a boarding pass valid for a same day Lufthansa or Star Alliance flight you also have access to the Star Gold Lounges of our Star Alliance partners. You can take one companion. In addition at Lufthansa Lounges you can also take your own children under the age of 18. Companions must present a valid boarding pass for a same-day Lufthansa / Star Alliance flight and leave the lounge at the same time as the passenger who invited them.
  • (13) Please find detailed information in your personal HON Circle lounge under "First Class Services".
  • (14) On scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional and SWISS, the following applies: 2 bags weighing up to 23 kg each (Economy), 2 bags up to 32 kg each (Business), 3 bags up to 32 kg each (First). On flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines the following applies: 2 bags at 23 kg each (Economy; short- and long-haul flights), 2 bags at 23 kg each (Premium Economy Class, long-haul flights), 2 bags at 32 kg each (Business, short-haul flights) and 3 bags at 32 kg each (Business, long-haul flights).
  • (15) On scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Lufthansa Regional and SWISS, the following applies: 2 bags weighing up to 23 kg each (Economy), 3 bags up to 32 kg each (Business), 4 bags up to 32 kg each (First). On flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines the following applies: 2 bags at 23 kg each (Economy; short- and long-haul flights), 3 bags at 23 kg each (Premium Economy Class, long-haul flights), 3 bags at 32 kg each (Business, short-haul flights) and 4 bags at 32 kg each (Business, long-haul flights).
  • (16) On flights operated by Star Alliance and Luxair with the maximum weight for each class of travel.
  • (17) Access by HON Circle card and a boarding pass valid for the departure day and airport for a flight operated by Lufthansa, a Lufthansa airline partner, Germanwings or a STAR Alliance member airline. In Vienna: access by HON Circle card and a boarding pass valid for the departure day and airport for a scheduled flight booked with and operated by Austrian Airlines/Tyrolean Airways, Lufthansa, SWISS or LOT Polish Airlines.

As at: 31.3.2014


 

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