Category: Choosing a Star Alliance Programme

Star Alliance Award Charts

Lately I’ve been looking at my mileage balances, and wondering what programme I should be using for which sorts of itineraries. Oneworld is now fairly easy post the big Avios devaluation. British Airways Executive Club for short hauls, Iberia Plus

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Aegean Elite Status Qualification Changing

When I surveyed several Star Alliance frequent flyer programmes last year, looking for a replacement for BMI Diamond Club, Aegean Airlines Miles & Bonus was highlighted as a programme that made it really easy to obtain and retain Star Alliance

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Choosing a Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Programme – Conclusions

In the end, I managed to cover 11 Star Alliance frequent flyer programmes. If you missed any of the series, you can find the links below: Aegean Miles & Bonus Air Canada Aeroplan All Nippon Airways Mileage Club Asiana Club

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Star Alliance – Asiana Club

Having covered many of the European and North American options for a preferred Star Alliance frequent flyer programme, I still haven’t found one that I would fully recommend to my readers. But we still have a couple of Asian options,

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Star Alliance – Singapore Airlines Krisflyer

I hadn’t really planned to cover Singapore Airlines Krisflyer, but there are 2 very compelling reasons to consider it: It’s the only Star Alliance programme that allows direct transfers from BOTH Starwood Preferred Guest and the UK version of American

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Star Alliance – United Airlines Mileage Plus

United Airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world. However it doesn’t seem to have a very popular frequent flyer programme, if the admittedly US-focused comments on Flyertalk are anything to go by. But since we looking for

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Star Alliance – Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles

The next Star Alliance programme I’ll be looking at is Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles. I’ve seen reports suggesting that Turkish Airways has a very good quality business class product for long haul travel, although I’ve never experienced it myself…

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