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HON Circle – an exclusive club

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  • Passenger reading a book on an aircraft – You receive these benefits as a HON Circle Member

HON Circle membership gives you access to a range of exclusive benefits, allowing you to experience a unique level of comfort on your travels. You can enjoy these benefits when flying with Lufthansa Group airlines, co-issuing Miles & More airline partners and Star Alliance airlines.

How to become a HON Circle Member

To achieve or renew your HON Circle status, you need to earn at least 6,000 HON Circle Points in a calendar year. You can view your current progress under your status in your Miles & More account at any time.

 

The simple and transparent earning system lets you quickly see how many HON Circle Points you’ll get for a flight on your way to HON Circle status.

 

Key benefits for HON Circle Members

HON Circle status card and bag tag

When you qualify as a HON Circle Member, you get a black status card that is valid for at least one year, as well as a high-quality black bag tag.

First Class check-in

Use the check-in at the Lufthansa First Class Terminal in Frankfurt, First Class check-in or Premium check-in.

 

Get access to the First Class Lounge and the Lufthansa First Class Terminal

Relax in an exclusive setting, and enjoy the comforts and amenities of our Lufthansa First Class Lounges, SWISS First Lounges, Austrian HON Circle Lounge, and the lounges at the First Class Terminal in Frankfurt.

 

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Exclusive limousine and transfer service

As a HON Circle Member, you arrive at the aircraft and return to the terminal in style with the exclusive limousine and transfer service.


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Senator partner card

On request, we’ll award your spouse or partner Senator status for as long as you remain a HON Circle Member.

Four upgrade vouchers

When you qualify as a HON Circle Member or your status is renewed, you receive four eVouchers to fly one class higher.


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HON Circle Member on board an aircraft – HON Circle: these are your benefits

Additional benefits for HON Circle Member

Higher free baggage allowance

As a HON Circle member, you can fly with more baggage on many airlines. Please check with your airline for detailed information about baggage allowances.

Additional miles on every booking

With certain airline partners, you get up to 50% more miles that you can redeem for attractive awards.


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Highest waiting list priority

Enjoy the highest waiting list priority on fully booked flights whenever you fly with Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS. This does not apply to upgrades and award flights.

Best flight award availability

Up to 14 days prior to departure, you and up to three travel companions enjoy the best availability when booking flight awards, providing the required number of seats is available for purchase in your chosen travel class (Economy, Premium Economy or Business Class) on a flight with Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS.¹

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Your three companions must travel with you in the same travel class.

 

Fly Smart flight awards can be booked up to 14 days prior to departure. Availability is therefore not guaranteed for Fly Smart flight awards.

You save 50% on flight awards for your travel companion

This privilege is called a Companion Award and applies to persons for whom you book flight awards at the same time as your own.

 

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Booking guarantee on fully booked flights up to 24 hours prior to departure

Book a flight in the highest booking class in Business Class, Premium Economy or Economy Class up to 24 hours prior to departure. You’ll then receive a confirmed booking in your chosen travel class even on fully booked flights.²

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In booking class J in Business Class on flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Discover Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS. In booking class C with Croatia Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines.

 

The booking guarantee can be used in class G in Premium Economy Class on Austrian Airlines, Discover Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS. The booking guarantee is valid in booking class P in Premium Economy Class on flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines.

 

In booking class Y in Economy Class on flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Discover Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS.

 

Exception: there is no booking guarantee on myAustrian Holidays flights with flight numbers 2000 to 2999 or 9000 to 9999.

Free carriage of an additional golf bag

Travel with selected Miles & More airline partners and in certain travel classes with an additional golf bag.

Mileage advance

As a HON Circle Member, you can temporarily overdraw your Miles & More account by up to 100,000 miles.

Unlimited mileage validity

As long as you remain a status member, your miles do not expire - so that you can save them up for major destinations.

Star Alliance Gold Status

HON Circle membership also includes Star Alliance gold status. This means you can enjoy status benefits on all flights operated by Star Alliance airlines, too.

 

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Status Events

As a status customer with more than 10,000 Qualifying Points, you benefit from exclusive offers to premium experiences, known as Status Events.

 

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Extra Benefits

When you achieve a certain number of HON Circle Points per calendar year, you automatically benefit from additional perks such as upgrade vouchers and a Frequent Traveller partner card including miles or mileage packages.

 

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HON Circle Service

We provide 24-hour service in selected markets. You can find the precise service opening hours under Help & Contact.

Complimentary advance seat reservation

As a HON Circle Member you can reserve a seat free of charge on flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS in all booking classes (except for "Economy Light" fares on short-haul flights).

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All status levels in comparison

Compare all the benefits and privileges that come with each frequent flyer status: Frequent Traveller, Senator and HON Circle Member.

 

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Frequently asked questions