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Star Alliance Airport Lounges

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Screenshot of the Star Alliance website (May 2018)

With 27 members, the Star Alliance represents 98% of countries worldwide! To enter this far-reaching network of over 1000 lounges, you’ll either hold a first/business class ticket or have to have achieved the Gold Star ranking within its program. If you meet that criteria, use the handy Lounge Finder to locate the Star Alliance lounges on your flight path, and you’re good to go!

Fast Facts

  • 1000+ Lounges
  • 27 airlines
  • 192 countries
  • 1300 airports


  • Complimentary access for one guest for Gold level Star Alliance members and First Class ticket holders
  • Ability to redeem points obtained with one member airline on flights served by other member airlines
  • Star Alliance Branded lounges in Buenos Aires, Los Angeles, Nagoya, Paris, Rome, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo

Lounge Access Requirements

  • Star Alliance Gold customers travelling in any class on a member carrier
  • First-class international or domestic ticket with a member airline
  • Business class international or domestic ticket with a member airline
  • Paid lounge memberships (United Club, Air Canada Maple Leaf Club)

How to Join

To join the program, you have to start collecting points with your preferred airline’s frequent flier program. You will be automatically awarded Gold or Silver status with Star Alliance once you reach the premium levels of your particular frequent flier program.

Member Airlines

  • Adria Airways
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air New Zealand
  • ANA
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian
  • Avianca/Avianca Brazil
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • EVA Air
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • TAP Portugal
  • THAI
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines