Star Alliance members can now redeem miles for one-class upgrade awards on alliance member carriers: Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAP Portugal, THAI and United. Awards will be issued electronically and miles will be automatically deducted from your account. Upgrades are confirmed at the time of request and to redeem miles for an upgrade award, a confirmed booking is required prior to travel. Capacity restrictions apply and upgrades from certain types of fares are not permitted. The number of miles required for an upgrade varies by the carrier and can be found at the program’s Web site or service center. Upgrade awards are currently not available between Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, SAS, Scandinavian Airlines and TAP Portugal.