BenefitUpgrades

Enjoy your flight even more: with a BenefitUpgrade

Would you like to use your flight to prepare quietly for your business meeting, or just to relax? If so, you can turn your BenefitPoints into an upgrade and enjoy the space and comfort of a higher booking class.

Whether First, Business or Premium Economy Class – book your desired upgrade conveniently with our Service Center Team or send us your desired flight data using the upgrade request form which you find further down on this page:

Germany: 0049 (0)69 - 86 799 500 / dach.ppb@dlh.de (Monday - Friday, 08:00-18:00 Uhr)
Austria: 0043 (0)720 380 065 / dach.ppb@dlh.de (Monday - Friday, 08:00-18:00 Uhr)
Slovakia: 00421 (0)250 112 127 / brqxrPPB@dlh.de (Monday - Friday, 08:30-17:00 Uhr)
Switzerland: 0041 (0)61 547 9154 / dach.ppb@dlh.de (Monday - Friday, 08:00-18:00 Uhr)

How many points do you need for your upgrade?
    • In the following tables you can find an overview of all flight routes and upgrade options.
    • Or use our points calculator for particular routes.
Upgrades can be booked on the following routes:
    • On all flights within Europe.
    • On intercontinental flights operated by Lufthansa, Air Canada, Air China, All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Singapore Airline, Swiss International Air Lines and United Airlines.
Special conditions:
    • In the case of All Nippon Airways, Air China and Singapore Airline no upgrades are possible from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class.
    • In the case of domestic flights in Japan no upgrades can be booked.
    • Upgrades on codeshare flight numbers are not possible.
    • Domestic upgrades are only possible on connecting flights in combination with an upgrade on intercontinental flights. The BenefitPoints for the intercontinental upgrade will not include the domestic upgrade.
    • An upgrade can only be booked with a confirmed reservation.
    • Upgrades for waiting list seats cannot be booked.
    • To find out which booking classes upgrades can be booked from, please consult the booking class overview.

    ***The Upgrade Award on Singapore Airline flights is temporarily not available due to technical issues.***
Advance booking periods:
    • In the case of upgrades, an advance booking period of one working day (24 hours from Monday to Friday) before departure applies – 5 working days for ANA All Nippon Airways and United Airlines.
    • Please note the opening times of the PartnerPlusBenefit Service Center.
Payment:
    • In the case of upgrades, each route segment is paid for separately with BenefitPoints – for an upgrade on an outbound and return flight double BenefitPoints apply.
Rebookings and cancellations:
    • You can rebook BenefitUpgrades once free of charge up to one working day (24 hours from Monday to Friday) before departure – up to 5 working days for ANA All Nippon Airways and United Airlines.
    • For every further rebooking 50 euros/70 CHF (or optionally 3,500 BenefitPoints) will be charged.
     Cancellation is possible for a fee of 3,500 BenefitPoints up to one working day (24 hours from Monday to Friday) before departure.
    • In the case of rebooking or cancellation, the availability of the flight in the original booking class can no longer be guaranteed. In case of cancellation the issuing travel agency has to change the reservation to the originally booked booking class before a refund of BenefitPoints is possible.

Enter your requested flight routing (country or city) here and click on „calculate“.
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Please find the booking classes that qualify for Upgrades per airline as well as routings excluded in the following table:
Booking class overview
valid from 19.01.2019
Business High Business Discounted Economy Premium Economy High Economy Mid
Lufthansa
( LH )
C, J D, P, Z E, G B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W
Air Canada
( AC )
E, O B, Y G, H, M, Q, U, V, W
Air China
( CA )
C, J D E, G B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W
All Nippon Airways
( NH )
C, J D, Z E, G B, M, U, Y H
Austrian Airlines
( OS )
E, G B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W
Brussels Airlines
( SN )
B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W
Singapore Airlines
( SQ )
C, Z J, U S, T B, Y E, H, M, W
Swiss International Air Lines
( LX )
C, J D, P, Z B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W
United Airlines
( UA )
A, O, R B, Y H, M, Q, U, V, W

non incentivated routes
valid from 2018-08-24
no upgrades available ¹
All Nippon Airways
( NH )
JP ↔ JP

¹ CA = Canada, ES = Spain, JP = Japan, PT = Portugal, US = United States of America

This is how you find your booking class on your tickets
Upgrade overview

The points per routing and target region for your upgrade are shown in the following upgrade tables. The corresponding countries are shown on the right hand side after positioning the cursor on the target regions:

Upgrades
Business Class - First Class *

oneway
valid from 19.01.2019
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Europe 1
Europe 2
Middle East
North Africa and
Cape Verde
Middle- and
Southern Africa
USA East and
Canada East
USA West and
Canada West
Middle- and
South America
Asia 1
Asia 2
Australia and
Oceania
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Business High
Bus. Discounted

-

-

-

-

-

-

25,600

29,500

-

-

38,000

46,200

38,500

47,100

49,300

52,500

51,200

53,500

49,500

53,000

36,500

46,200

-

-

Europe 1
Business High
Bus. Discounted

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

38,500

47,100

49,300

52,500

-

-

49,500

53,000

-

-

-

-

Europe 2
Business High
Bus. Discounted

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

38,500

47,100

49,300

52,500

-

-

49,500

53,000

-

-

-

-

Middle East
Business High
Bus. Discounted

25,600

29,500

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

49,000

51,000

54,500

57,000

-

-

38,000

39,500

-

-

62,000

64,500

North Africa and
Cape Verde
Business High
Bus. Discounted

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

36,000

38,000

45,000

47,000

-

-

48,000

50,500

-

-

-

-

Middle- and
Southern Africa
Business High
Bus. Discounted

38,000

46,200

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51,000

53,500

64,500

67,500

-

-

55,500

58,000

-

-

-

-

USA East and
Canada East
Business High
Bus. Discounted

38,500

47,100

38,500

47,100

38,500

47,100

49,000

51,000

36,000

38,000

51,000

53,500

-

-

-

-

31,000

32,000

59,000

61,500

65,000

68,000

70,500

73,500

USA West and
Canada West
Business High
Bus. Discounted

49,300

52,500

49,300

52,500

49,300

52,500

54,500

57,000

45,000

47,000

64,500

67,500

-

-

-

-

36,000

38,000

51,500

54,000

62,500

65,000

63,000

66,000

Middle- and
South America
Business High
Bus. Discounted

51,200

53,500

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

31,000

32,000

36,000

38,000

-

-

75,500

79,000

-

-

-

-

Asia 1
Business High
Bus. Discounted

49,500

53,000

49,500

53,000

49,500

53,000

38,000

39,500

48,000

50,500

55,500

58,000

59,000

61,500

51,500

54,000

75,500

79,000

13,500

14,500

21,000

22,000

35,000

36,500

Asia 2
Business High
Bus. Discounted

36,500

46,200

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

65,000

68,000

62,500

65,000

-

-

21,000

22,000

-

-

-

-

Australia and
Oceania
Business High
Bus. Discounted

-

-

-

-

-

-

62,000

64,500

-

-

-

-

70,500

73,500

63,000

66,000

-

-

35,000

36,500

-

-

-

-

Upgrades
Economy Class - Business Class *

oneway
valid from 19.01.2019
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Europe 1
Europe 2
Middle East
North Africa and
Cape Verde
Middle- and
Southern Africa
USA East and
Canada East
USA West and
Canada West
Middle- and
South America
Asia 1
Asia 2
Australia and
Oceania
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

3,410

3,530

-

8,190

8,530

-

11,500

12,110

10,150

12,950

13,630

-

10,000

10,400

13,200

14,450

15,140

12,500

14,450

15,140

15,400

17,000

17,650

17,600

17,830

18,670

16,700

17,250

17,670

14,050

14,700

15,130

-

-

-

Europe 1
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

8,190

8,530

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,500

14,450

15,140

15,400

17,000

17,650

-

-

-

16,700

17,250

17,670

-

-

-

-

-

-

Europe 2
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

11,500

12,110

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,500

14,450

15,140

15,400

17,000

17,650

-

-

-

16,700

17,250

17,670

14,050

-

15,130

-

-

-

Middle East
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

10,150

12,950

13,630

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

16,750

17,000

17,800

18,800

19,050

19,950

-

-

-

13,100

13,250

13,850

-

-

-

21,250

21,550

22,550

North Africa and
Cape Verde
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

10,000

10,400

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,400

12,600

13,200

15,500

15,700

16,400

-

-

-

16,600

16,800

17,600

-

-

-

-

-

-

Middle- and
Southern Africa
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

13,200

14,450

15,140

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

17,550

17,800

18,650

22,150

22,450

23,500

-

-

-

19,050

19,300

20,200

-

-

-

-

-

-

USA East and
Canada East
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

12,500

14,450

15,140

12,500

14,450

15,140

12,500

14,450

15,140

16,750

17,000

17,800

12,400

12,600

13,200

17,550

17,800

18,650

7,850

8,190

8,530

10,000

11,500

12,110

10,600

10,750

11,250

20,250

20,550

21,500

22,400

22,700

23,750

24,250

24,550

25,700

USA West and
Canada West
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

15,400

17,000

17,650

15,400

17,000

17,650

15,400

17,000

17,650

18,800

19,050

19,950

15,500

15,700

16,400

22,150

22,450

23,500

10,000

11,500

12,110

7,850

8,190

8,530

12,400

12,600

13,200

17,750

18,000

18,850

21,450

21,700

22,750

21,750

22,000

23,050

Middle- and
South America
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

17,600

17,830

18,670

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

10,600

10,750

11,250

12,400

12,600

13,200

-

-

-

25,950

26,300

27,500

-

-

-

-

-

-

Asia 1
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

16,700

17,250

17,670

16,700

17,250

17,670

16,700

17,250

17,670

13,100

13,250

13,850

16,600

16,800

17,600

19,050

19,300

20,200

20,250

20,550

21,500

17,750

18,000

18,850

25,950

26,300

27,500

4,700

4,750

5,000

7,300

7,400

7,750

11,950

12,100

12,700

Asia 2
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

14,050

14,700

15,130

-

-

-

14,050

-

15,130

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

22,400

22,700

23,750

21,450

21,700

22,750

-

-

-

7,300

7,400

7,750

-

-

-

-

-

-

Australia and
Oceania
Economy Premium
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

21,250

21,550

22,550

-

-

-

-

-

-

24,250

24,550

25,700

21,750

22,000

23,050

-

-

-

11,950

12,100

12,700

-

-

-

-

-

-

Upgrades
Economy Class – Premium Economy Class *

oneway
valid from 19.01.2019
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Europe 1
Europe 2
Middle East
North Africa and
Cape Verde
Middle- and
Southern Africa
USA East and
Canada East
USA West and
Canada West
Middle- and
South America
Asia 1
Asia 2
Australia and
Oceania
Germany / Austria / Belgium / Switzerland
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

-

-

-

-

-

10,000

11,150

7,600

8,700

10,800

12,200

11,000

12,400

13,000

14,400

13,400

15,100

12,600

14,500

11,100

12,400

-

-

Europe 1
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11,000

12,400

13,000

14,400

-

-

12,600

14,500

-

-

-

-

Europe 2
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11,000

12,400

13,000

14,400

-

-

12,600

14,500

-

-

-

-

Middle East
Economy High
Economy Mid

10,000

11,150

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,750

14,400

14,300

16,150

-

-

9,950

11,200

-

-

16,200

18,250

North Africa and
Cape Verde
Economy High
Economy Mid

7,600

8,700

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9,450

10,650

11,800

13,300

-

-

12,600

14,200

-

-

-

-

Middle- and
Southern Africa
Economy High
Economy Mid

10,800

12,200

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

13,400

15,100

16,850

19,000

-

-

14,500

16,350

-

-

-

-

USA East and
Canada East
Economy High
Economy Mid

11,000

12,400

11,000

12,400

11,000

12,400

12,750

14,400

9,450

10,650

13,400

15,100

7,600

8,000

9,500

10,250

8,050

9,100

15,450

17,400

17,050

19,200

18,450

20,800

USA West and
Canada West
Economy High
Economy Mid

13,000

14,400

13,000

14,400

13,000

14,400

14,300

16,150

11,800

13,300

16,850

19,000

9,500

10,250

7,600

8,000

9,450

10,650

13,500

15,250

16,350

18,400

16,550

18,650

Middle- and
South America
Economy High
Economy Mid

13,400

15,100

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,050

9,100

9,450

10,650

-

-

19,750

22,250

-

-

-

-

Asia 1
Economy High
Economy Mid

12,600

14,500

12,600

14,500

12,600

14,500

9,950

11,200

12,600

14,200

14,500

16,350

15,450

17,400

13,500

15,250

19,750

22,250

3,600

4,050

5,550

6,250

9,100

10,250

Asia 2
Economy High
Economy Mid

11,100

12,400

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

17,050

19,200

16,350

18,400

-

-

5,550

6,250

-

-

-

-

Australia and
Oceania
Economy High
Economy Mid

-

-

-

-

-

-

16,200

18,250

-

-

-

-

18,450

20,800

16,550

18,650

-

-

9,100

10,250

-

-

-

-

* This information is supplied without liability. Subject to changes (also in the timetable).
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