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Travel fast and in comfort with Star Alliance Gold or Silver Status

Two passengers at the airport – Star Alliance Gold or Silver status: travel fast and in comfort

As a Miles & More member, you receive benefits with all Star Alliance airlines.



The Star Alliance unites 26 airlines that have come together as a global network. As such, passengers benefit from a worldwide route network and arrive at their destinations quickly thanks to seamless flight connections.


Naturally, you earn award miles and status miles on flights with one of the Star Alliance airlines, and you can redeem your miles for flight awards and upgrade awards.


Your Miles & More frequent flyer status gives you access to numerous status benefits with all Star Alliance flights. And you don’t have to do anything to make that happen - your Frequent Traveller, Senator or HON Circle status automatically entitles you to make the most of the Star Alliance Silver and Gold benefits.

An overview of your Star Alliance benefits

Miles & More service card Blue service card Frequent Traveller Senator HON Circle
The corresponding status with Star Alliance airlines Star Alliance Base Member Star Alliance SILVER Star Alliance GOLD Star Alliance GOLD
Earning miles and Points
Redeem miles for flight awards and upgrade awards

Priority treatment on waiting lists1

If a seat becomes available on a fully booked flight, you move to the top of the waiting list.


Stand-by priority1

If your travel plans change, you move to the top of the stand-by list.


Faster check-in

Access to Business or First Class check-in counters.


Priority check-in and boarding

On flights operated by Air Canada and United Airlines in Economy Class or in Premium Economy.


No waiting time at baggage carousel

Your baggage is offloaded before the other baggage items.


Additional free baggage allowance2

Take an extra 20 kg or an additional baggage item with you.


Faster boarding3

Board at the same time as Business and First Class passengers.


Access to airport lounges4

Worldwide access to airport lounges for you and one guest when you fly with a Star Alliance member airline, irrespective of the service class.


Faster through security and immigration5

With Gold Track Priority Lanes, you get through security faster and save time at immigration.




Not available on Star Alliance award tickets.


Further information is available on the Star Alliance website.


Subject to availability.


Guests only have access when accompanied by a Star Alliance gold status member and must be in possession of a flight ticket issued by a Star Alliance airline, whereby the flight may take place at a different time. The benefits of the frequent flyer programmes may vary.


Available at selected airports only.