Spend Points with Our Partner Flights

Spend Points on Partner Flights

The world's largest airline network gives you access to a host of major airlines and hundreds of global destinations. Redeem your Flying Returns points for award flights and flight upgrades.

Star Alliance awards

To find out how many points you will need to redeem for flight awards with Star Alliance partner airlines, simply use the points calculator.

Redemption for award tickets are subject to availability of seats in the designated booking class.

Only single sector tickets can be issued on Star Alliance partners. In case of multi-sector journeys, presently, separate tickets need to be issued for every sector.

Online booking with points is available on the following Star Alliance network airlines: United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Austrian Airlines. 

If you wish to book a ticket on other Star Alliance partners or for any another assistance with regards to booking, please get in touch with our India Customer Care numbers:

01169329333

01159329999

18602331407

Under the respective airlines' policy, if tickets of a higher cabin class are unavailable for Lufthansa and Air New Zealand during booking, tickets will be issued for a lower cabin class but points equivalent to the higher cabin class fare will be deducted.

Star Alliance upgrade awards

Eligibility for the Star Alliance Upgrade Awards depends on the booked RBD's and the participating carrier. A confirmed booking on the eligible class is required to request for Star Alliance Upgrade Award redemption. Redemption for upgrades is subject to availability of seats in the designated booking class.

  • Only confirmed and ticketed bookings on eligible booking classes are eligible for upgrades.
  • Upgrades can be requested for member self, family members or friends.
  • Codeshare flights are not eligible for upgrades.
  • Upgrades are valid on stipulated paid fares with the corresponding booking classes.
    • Economy to Business Class in Y, B booking classes.
    • Business to First Class in C, D booking classes.
    • Please note the expanded booking classes available on selected carriers as shown in below table.*

Wish to upgrade your cabin class using points? Go ahead, spend your points and enjoy an elevated flying experience on Air India and Star Alliance airlines.

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

G,Y,B

J,C,D

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

U,E,O,Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,E,B

J,C,D,Z

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

C,D

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,G,S,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B,K

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

C,D

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

G,Y,B,M,U

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

J,C

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

S,Y,B

Z,C,J,D

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

C,D

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Economy to Business class

Eligible booking class for upgrade from Business to First class

Y,B

N/A