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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

The most important services

FREQUENT

TRAVELLER

SENATOR

HON CIRCLE

MEMBERS

card

Qualification

35,000 status miles1 or 30 scheduled flights in one calendar year18

100,000 status miles1 in the calendar year

600,000 HON Circle miles2 in two consecutive calendar years (current and previous)

Award mile
validity

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

 

 

Extra 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

Fly one class higher
(upgrade voucher)

 

Two eVouchers upon achieving status and at every status renewal4

Six eVouchers upon achieving status and at every status renewal4

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

Waiting list
priority

Third highest waiting list
priority16

Second highest waiting list
priority16

Highest waiting list
priority17

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

Total amount of
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

Weight concept: additional 20 kg7, 8

Piece concept: 2 or 3 bags on certain routes in Economy Class, 3 bags in Premium Economy Class and Business Class, 4 bags in First Class13, 14

Weight concept: additional 20 kg7, 8

Piece concept: Economy Class 2 or 3 bags on certain routes, 3 bags in Premium Economy Class and Business Class, 4 bags 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

Preferential baggage handling

 

Lounge access

Business Lounge10

Senator and Star Gold Lounges11

Lufthansa First Class, SWISS First and Austrian HON Circle Lounge15, 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)

Regardless of your service class (Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS)

Limousine and transfer service

   

Personal assistance

   

Frankfurt and Lufthansa intercontinental branches worldwide

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 (LH, JP, OS, OU, LO, LX, LG, SN, 4U, EW)

 


Exclusive service hotline

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

Senator partner card for spouse/life partner

   

Mileage advance

 

Senator Premium Award

 

1

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

From 1 September 2012, you can only 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 for achieving HON Circle status. 

3

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 intercontinental flights is calculated using the actual distance miles. Fixed mileage amounts are set (minimum miles) for shorter intercontinental flights, as well as domestic and continental flights. Our mileage calculator will calculate the Executive Bonus for your route personally for you. With a frequent flyer status you also benefit from an Executive Bonus in the sales-based system. The bonus has already been taken into account in the 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, as well as United Airlines, Air Canada, LOT Polish Airlines, Croatia Airlines or Air Dolomiti.

4

As a Senator or HON Circle member and every time your status is extended, you receive two upgrade vouchers, which will be credited electronically. These eVouchers are valid for 24 months and can be used for 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.

5

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 and Lufthansa, 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. 

6

On scheduled flights operated by Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair and SWISS. 

7

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 category on European or intercontinental Economy Class flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS, Check&Go from Brussels Airlines or with myAustrian Holidays. Irrespective of their status, there is a charge for every item of checked luggage for all passengers travelling on the Light fare or with Check&Go. 

8

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

9

Weight provision: charter flights are excluded from this provision. Piece concept: in addition to all currently-valid 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 category on European or intercontinental Economy Class flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS, or with CheckGo from Brussels Airlines. Irrespective of their status, there is a charge for every item of checked luggage for all passengers travelling on the Light fare or with Check&Go. 

10

Frequent Travellers travelling in Economy Class on a scheduled flight operated by a Star Alliance airline or Eurowings on the SMART, BEST or BIZclass fares can enjoy their stay at the airport in one of the Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS Business Lounges, and 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.

11

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 our 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 may bring one companion free. In Lufthansa lounges, you can also be accompanied by your children under 18 years. For access to Senator and Business Lounges, those accompanying you must show a valid boarding pass for an Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS or Star Alliance flight for the same day, and they must also enter and leave the lounge together with the person inviting 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.

12

The following applies on scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet and SWISS: 2 bags up to 23 kg (Economy), 2 bags up to 23 kg (Premium Economy), 2 bags up to 32 kg (Business) or 3 bags up to 32 kg (First). The additional free baggage or golf bag allowance is no longer available in the Light fare category 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 scheduled flights operated by Brussels Airlines: 0 bags (Check&Go, short-haul flights), 2 bags 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 Tel Aviv), 3 bags up to 23 kg (Economy Class, long-haul flights to/from Africa), 2 bags 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 bag up to 23 kg (Economy Class Saver), 2 bags up to 23 kg (Economy, short and long-haul flights), 2 bags up to 23 kg (Premium Economy Class, long-haul flights), 2 bags up to 32 kg (Business, short-haul flights) and 3 bags up to 32 kg (Business, long-haul flights). The following applies on flights operated by Luxair: 1 additional bag up to 23 kg or 1 golf bag (Economy), 1 additional bag up to 32 kg or 1 golf bag (Business).

13

The following applies on scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Private Jet, Luxair and SWISS: 2 bags up to 23 kg (Economy), 3 bags up to 23 kg (Premium Economy), 3 bags up to 32 kg (Business), 4 bags up to 32 kg (First). The additional free baggage or golf bag allowance is no longer available in the Light fare category 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 bags up to 23 kg and 1 additional bag up to 20 kg (Economy Class), 2 bags up to 32 kg and 1 additional bag up to 20 kg (Business Class). The following applies on flights operated by Brussels Airlines: 0 bags (Check&Go, short-haul flights), 2 bags 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 Tel Aviv), 3 bags up to 23 kg (Economy Class, long-haul flights to/from Africa), 3 bags up to 32 kg (Bizz&Class, short-haul flights, and Business Class, long-haul flights). The following applies to flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines: 1 bag up to 23 kg (Economy Class Saver), 2 bags up to 23 kg (Economy, short and long-haul flights), 3 bags up to 23 kg (Premium Economy Class, long-haul flights), 3 bags up to 32 kg (Business, short-haul flights) and 4 bags up to 32 kg (Business, long-haul flights). 

14

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

15

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. 

16

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

17

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 flights. 

18

(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 if booking classes and fares are used which entitle passengers to earn miles.) 

19

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

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