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All status levels for frequent flyers compared

Man and woman at the airport checking something on a tablet – All frequent flyer status levels compared

The more status miles on your account, the further you travel. And that also means in greater comfort, faster and with countless benefits. The status levels for frequent flyers, each valid for a minimum of two years, are as follows.

A summary of the most important benefits

Qualification and miles

The most important services FREQUENT TRAVELLER SENATOR HON CIRCLE MEMBERS
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Qualification 35,000 status miles1 or 30 scheduled flights within one calendar year18 100,000 status miles1 within the calendar year 600,000 HON Circle miles2 in two consecutive calendar years (the current and previous years)
Validity of award miles As long as you remain a status member, your miles do not expire As long as you remain a status member, your miles do not expire As long as you remain a status member, your miles do not expire
Additional miles (Executive Bonus)3 Up to 50% more award miles, 25% more Status, Select and HON Circle miles Up to 50% more award miles, 25% more Status, Select and HON Circle miles Up to 50% more award miles, 25% more Status, Select and HON Circle miles
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On scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, SWISS and Star Alliance partners.

2

Since 1 September 2012 you have only been able to earn HON Circle miles on flights in First and Business Class, and on fares in BIZclass. This applies to all scheduled flights operated by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair and SWISS. You receive regular status and award miles on flights in Economy Class. With a Business Class ticket, you also earn HON Circle miles on Lufthansa Express Rail train journeys in Germany and Airtrain journeys in Switzerland. You will be credited a maximum of 100,000 miles to achieve HON Circle status.

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On scheduled flights operated by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair, SWISS and United. The bonus for long-haul flights is calculated using the actual distance in miles. Fixed mileage amounts (minimum miles) are used for shorter long-haul flights and for domestic and continental flights. Our mileage calculator will calculate your personal Executive Bonus for your route. Frequent flyer status also offers the benefits of the Executive Bonus using a sales-based system. The bonus has already been taken into account in these factors and is 25% on flights with Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and other Miles & More partner airlines, or 50% on flights with Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada, LOT Polish Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Air Dolomiti.

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(Applies on scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet and SWISS providing booking classes and fares are used which entitle passengers to earn miles.)

Benefits when booking flights and upgrades

The most important services FREQUENT TRAVELLER SENATOR HON CIRCLE MEMBERS
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Upgrade vouchers   Two eVouchers upon achieving status and at every status renewal4 Six eVouchers upon achieving status and at every status renewal4
Waiting list priority Third highest waiting list
priority16
Second highest waiting list
priority16
Highest waiting list
priority17
Booking guarantee   Up to 48 hours before departure in the booking classes of the highest value in Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class5 Up to 24 hours before departure in the booking classes of the highest value in Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class5
Increased flight award availability   Senator Premium Award (improved booking chances in return for 1.5 times the miles) Best flight award availability: HON member + 3 travelling companions up to 14 days before departure, if seats are still available in Business, Premium Economy and Economy Class (for flights operated by LH, OS, LO, LX, SN)
Companion Award  
Senator Premium Award  
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You will receive two upgrade vouchers as a Senator or HON Circle member and every time your status is renewed. The vouchers will be credited electronically. These eVouchers are valid for 24 months and can be used to obtain an upgrade to a higher travel class. You can redeem your eVoucher online, via your Miles & More Service Centre or simply at the airport. Please note that upgrades from certain booking classes of Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class are not possible.

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In Business Class on scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS, booking class J; with Croatia Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, booking class C. In Premium Economy Class with Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS, the booking guarantee can be used in class G. On flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines, the booking guarantee is valid in Premium Economy Class in booking class P and in Economy Class in booking class Y. Austrian Airlines: there is no booking guarantee available on Austrian myHoliday flights with flight numbers 4000 to 4200 and 9000 to 9999.

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The waiting list priority for Frequent Travellers and Senators applies on all flights operated by Star Alliance airlines, but not on upgrades and award bookings.

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The waiting list priority for HON Circle Members applies on all flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS, but not on upgrades and award bookings.

Benefits on your trip

The most important services
FREQUENT TRAVELLER
SENATOR
HON CIRCLE MEMBERS
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Lounge access
Business Lounge10
Senator and Star Gold Lounges11
Lufthansa First Class, SWISS First and Austrian HON Circle Lounge15, First Class Terminal in Frankfurt
Priority check-in
Business Class check-in with
Miles & More airline partners6
First Class check-in, Premium check-in
First Class check-in, check-in at the First Class Terminal in Frankfurt (Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS), Premium check-in
Fast Lane*
 
Priority boarding20
 
Access to the First Class Terminal
Only with First Class ticket (Lufthansa, SWISS flights) Only with First Class ticket (Lufthansa, SWISS flights)
Regardless of your service class (Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS)
Limousine and transfer service
   
Personal assistance
    Frankfurt and Lufthansa intercontinental branches worldwide
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On scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair and SWISS.

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Frequent Travellers travelling in Economy Class on a scheduled flight operated by Star Alliance airlines or Eurowings on SMART, BEST or BIZclass fares can enjoy their stay at the airport in one of the Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS Business Lounges, as well as the lounges of the Miles & More partner, Brussels Airlines. Access to the LOT Business Lounge is available for Frequent Travellers in Economy Class on scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS.

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For access to the Senator Lounge you require your Senator card and a boarding pass valid for the date and place of departure on a flight operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS or codeshare partners, a flight on the Eurowings SMART, BEST or BIZclass fares or a Star Alliance flight. For access to Star partners’ Star Gold lounges you require your Senator card and a boarding pass valid for the date and place of departure on a Star Alliance flight. You can bring one guest with you free of charge. In Lufthansa lounges, you can also be accompanied by your children under 18 years. To access the Senator and Business Lounges after 3 May 2021, guest(s) accompanying you must travel on the same flight and they must enter and leave the lounge together with the person who invited them. From 29 October 2017, Senators no longer have lounge access with a boarding pass for a domestic or international short or medium-haul flight with the BASIC fare from Eurowings.

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Access with an HON Circle Member card and a boarding pass valid for the date and place of departure for a flight operated by Lufthansa or STAR Alliance. In Vienna: Access with an HON Circle Member card and a boarding pass valid for the date and place of departure on a scheduled flight booked and operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and LOT Polish Airlines. From 29 October 2017, HON Circle Members no longer have access to the lounges with a boarding pass for a domestic or international, short or medium-haul flight with Eurowings BASIC fare.

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Subject to availability.

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Only available at selected airports. You will find further information here.

Baggage benefits

The most important services
FREQUENT TRAVELLER
SENATOR
HON CIRCLE MEMBERS
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Preferential baggage handling
 
Total free baggage
Piece concept: 1 additional bag in Economy Class, a total of 2 bags in Premium Economy Class and Business Class, 3 bags in First Class12
Piece concept: 1 additional bag in Economy Class, a total of 2 bags in Premium Economy Class and Business Class, 3 bags in First Class12
Weight system: additional 20 kg7, 8

Piece concept: Economy Class 2 pieces of baggage or 3 pieces on certain routes, 3 pieces in Premium Economy Class and Business Class, 4 pieces in First Class13, 14
Golf bags
One piece of golfing equipment within the permitted free baggage allowance19
Free carriage of an additional golf bag7, 9
Free carriage of an additional golf bag7, 9
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The carriage of additional free baggage or golf equipment is no longer free of charge for passengers with HON Circle Member, Senator or Frequent Traveller status, including Star Alliance Gold Members, who are travelling on the Light fare on European or intercontinental Economy Class flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS, Check&Go from Brussels Airlines or with myAustrian Holidays. A fee is payable for every item of checked baggage by all passengers who use the Light or Check&Go fare, irrespective of their status.

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Additional free baggage allowance on flights operated by Star Alliance partner/s.

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Determining the weight: charter flights are excluded from this provision. Item concept: in addition to all current free baggage allowances on all scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet and SWISS (with the exception of North Atlantic routes). Golf equipment must not weigh more than 23 kg. The carriage of additional free baggage or golf equipment is no longer free of charge for passengers with HON Circle Member, Senator or Frequent Traveller status, including Star Alliance Gold Members, who are travelling in the Light fare on European or intercontinental Economy Class flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS, or with Check&Go from Brussels Airlines. A fee is payable for every item of checked baggage by all passengers who use the Light or Check&Go fare, irrespective of their status.

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The following applies on scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet and SWISS: 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Economy), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Premium Economy), 2 items of baggage up to 32 kg (Business), 3 items of baggage up to 32 kg (First). The additional free baggage or golf bag allowance is no longer available on the Light fare in Economy Class on European and intercontinental flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS. The additional free baggage or golf bag allowance is no longer available on the FlyEasy fare in Economy Class on scheduled flights operated by Croatia Airlines. The following applies on flights operated by Brussels Airlines: 0 items of baggage (Check&Go, short-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Light&Relax and Flex&Fast, short-haul flights and Economy Class, Premium Economy, long-haul flights to/from the USA and to/from Tel Aviv), 3 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Economy Class, long-haul flights to/from Africa), 2 items of baggage up to 32 kg (Bizz&Class, short-haul flights and Business Class, long-haul flights). The following applies on flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines: 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Saver Class and LOT Economy Flex Plus Class, short-haul flights), 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Saver Class, long-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Flex Plus Class, long-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Class, short and long-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Premium Economy Class, short and long-haul flights), 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Business Flex Plus Class, short-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 32 kg (LOT Business Class, short-haul flights) and 3 items of baggage up to 32 kg (LOT Business Class, long-haul flights). The following applies on flights operated by Luxair: 1 additional item of baggage up to 23 kg or 1 golf bag (Economy), 1 additional item of baggage up to 32 kg or 1 golf bag (Business).

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The following applies on scheduled flights operated by Adria Airways, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Luxair and SWISS: 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Economy), 3 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Premium Economy), 3 items of baggage up to 32 kg (Business), 4 items of baggage up to 32 kg (First). The additional free baggage or golf bag allowance is no longer available on the Light fare in Economy Class on European and intercontinental flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS. The following applies on flights operated by Air Dolomiti: 1 additional bag in all travel classes. The following applies on flights operated by Avianca: 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg and 1 additional item of baggage up to 20 kg (Economy Class), 2 items of baggage up to 32 kg and 1 additional item of baggage up to 20 kg (Business Class). The following applies on flights operated by Brussels Airlines: 0 items of baggage (Check&Go, short-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Light&Relax and Flex&Fast, short-haul flights and Economy Class, Premium Economy, long-haul flights to/from the USA and to/from Tel Aviv), 3 items of baggage up to 23 kg (Economy Class, long-haul flights to/from Africa), 3 items of baggage up to 32 kg (Bizz&Class, short-haul flights and Business Class, long-haul flights). The following applies on flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines: 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Saver Class and LOT Economy Flex Plus Class, short-haul flights), 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Saver Class, long-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Flex Plus Class, long-haul flights), 2 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Economy Class, short and long-haul flights), 3 items of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Premium Economy Class, short and long-haul flights), 1 item of baggage up to 23 kg (LOT Business Flex Plus Class, short-haul flights), 3 items of baggage up to 32 kg (LOT Business Class, short-haul flights) and 4 items of baggage up to 32 kg (Business Class, long-haul flights).

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On flights operated by Star Alliance partners at the maximum weight for the relevant travel class.

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Depending upon the airline partner concerned, special conditions/restrictions may apply.

Exclusive services

The most important services
FREQUENT TRAVELLER
SENATOR
HON CIRCLE MEMBERS
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Exclusive service hotline*
We offer 24-hour service in selected markets. You can find the precise service opening hours under Help & Contact.
Senator partner card
   
Mileage advance
 
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You will find your exclusive service hotline in the logged-in area on our website and in the Miles & More app under Help & Contact.