Several of the world's leading airlines have joined together to make sure you travel more comfortably and conveniently, earn miles and draw the best cards faster.

All award miles earned with the Star Alliance carriers Air Canada, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Ansett Australia, Austrian Airlines, British Midland, Lauda Air, Lufthansa, Mexicana, SAS, Singapore, Thai Airways International, Tyrolean Airways, United Airlines and Varig will count as status miles as well.