As a HON Circle Member, you get 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.
Achieve frequent flyer status with Points
The new status programme: simple and transparent.
Your most important benefits as a HON Circle Member
HON Circle status card and luggage 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 luggage 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.
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.
Senator partner card
Upon request, we will give your spouse or partner Senator status, as long as you are 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.
Additional benefits for you as a HON Circle Member
Increased 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.
Extra miles for every flight
With certain airline partners, you get up to 50% more miles that you can redeem for attractive awards.
Highest waiting list priority
Enjoy the highest stand-by and 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
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 awards.
You save 50% on flight awards for your travel companion
This benefit is called a Companion Award and applies to persons for whom you book award flights at the same time as your own.
Booking guarantee on already fully-booked flights up to 24 hours before 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
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.
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, meaning you can save them up for major destinations.
Star Alliance Gold Status
As a HON Circle Member, you also hold Star Alliance gold status. This means you can enjoy status benefits on all flights operated by Star Alliance airlines, too.
As a status customer with more than 10,000 Qualifying Points, you benefit from exclusive invitations to premium experiences, known as Status Events.
When you achieve a certain number of HON Circle Points per calendar year, you automatically benefit from additional benefits such as upgrade vouchers and a Frequent Traveller partner card including miles or mileage packages.
HON Circle Service
We provide 24-hour service in selected markets. You can find the precise service opening hours under Help and 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).
All status levels in comparison
Compare all the benefits and privileges that come with the three frequent flyer status levels: Frequent Traveller, Senator or HON Circle Member.