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Upgrade on Star Alliance

It pays to be a member of EuroBonus. If you're a EuroBonus member, you can make your trip even more memorable by upgrading up to 24 hours before departure. Just pay using your EuroBonus points. 

  • You can upgrade up to four people whether you're traveling together or not. 
  • To upgrade a flight, you need to be booked in the service and booking classes specified below.

Award upgrade with Star Alliance onboard SAS

  SAS Go to SAS Plus (points per flight) SAS Plus (Y, S, B) to SAS Business (points per flight)
Scandinavia to/from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington Not available 35 000
Scandinavia to/from Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo Not available 50 000


Award upgrade on Star Alliance

  Economy to Business (points per flight) Business to First (points per flight)
Within Europe, Central/North/South America, Southern Africa, Caribbean, Middle East, Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia, Pacific 10 000 15 000
Europe to/from Central/North America, Southern Africa, India  35 000 50 000
Europe to/from Middle East, North/Central Africa 30 000 35 000
Europe to/from Caribbean, South America 40 000 50 000
Europe to/from Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia 50 000 65 000
Europe to/from Pacific  60 000 75 000
North/Central America to/from Hawaii 10 000 15 000
North/Central America to/from South America, Caribbean 20 000 35 000
North/Central America to/from Southern Africa, Pacific 25 000 40 000
North/Central America to/from Central Asia, Far East/Southeast Asia 30 000 45 000
Caribbean, South America to/from North/Central Africa, Middle East 20 000 30 000
Caribbean, South America to/from Southern Africa 20 000 30 000
Caribbean, South America to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia, Pacific 30 000 40 000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from Southern Africa 10 000 15 000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 25 000 35 000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from India, Pacific 30 000 40 000
Southern Africa to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 25 000 35 000
Southern Africa to/from Pacific 30 000 40 000
India to/from India 20 000 30 000
India to/from Central/Far East/Southeast Asia 30 000 40 000
Southeast Asia  to/from Central/Far East Asia, Pacific 30 000 45 000
Pacific to/from Pacific 10 000 15 000
Pacific to/from India 20 000 30 000


Eligible Booking classes

Airline Economy to Business Business to First
Air New Zealand B, E, O, U, Y Not available
Adria Airways
Aegean Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Avianca & Avianca Brazil*, TACA Airlines
Croatia Airlines
LOT Polish Airlines
South African Airways
Brussels Airlines
TAP Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Y, B Not available
Air Canada Y, B, O Not available
Air China G, Y, B J, C, D
All Nippon Airways (ANA) Y, B, E, G C, Z, J, D
Copa Airlines Y, B, M, H Not available
Ethiopian Airlines Y, G, S, B Not available
EVA Air Y, B, K Not available
Lufthansa Y, B C, D, J
Shenzhen Airlines – flights within China, from Economy to First, two-class cabin Y, B, M, G, H Y, B, M, H
Singapore Airlines – not available on A380 and B77W (B777–300ER) flights Y, B, S Z, C , J, D
Swiss Y, B, U, M C, D, J
Air India
Asiana Airlines
Egypt Air
Thai Airways International
Y, B C, D
United Airlines – flights within the US, from Economy to First, two-class cabin Y, B C, D, J

* Avianca Brazil from 1 July 2017

Star Alliance upgrade awards are based on segments. The original class booked applies as the basis for points regardless of upgrades. No complimentary stopover is permitted. All upgrades are subject to availability.

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