The Elite Program will change as of February 1, 2024. You can enjoy differentiated benefits as Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond-level members based on your flight mileage and the number of qualifying segments.

Member Benefits and Qualification at a Glance

Table of New Elite member benefits by level
Qualification 10,000 miles on Korean Air/SkyTeam (minimum 7,000 miles on Korean Air), or 10 segments on Korean Air 40,000 miles on Korean Air/SkyTeam (minimum 30,000 miles on Korean Air), or 40 segments on Korean Air 70,000 miles on Korean Air/SkyTeam (minimum 50,000 miles on Korean Air), or 70 segments on Korean Air 100,000 miles on Korean Air/SkyTeam (minimum 70,000 miles on Korean Air)
Elite mileage 20% 40% 60% 80%
Additional checked baggage allowance 1 bag, 23kg 1 bag per cabin class 1 bag, 32kg 1 bag, 32kg
SkyTeam benefits Elite Elite Plus Elite Plus Elite Plus
Welcome gift   Ref. 1 No content No content 1 upgrade voucher 2 upgrade vouchers/Silver level for 1 family member
Lounge access   Ref. 1 Applicable Applicable Applicable Applicable
Advance Seat Selection in Economy Class Applicable Applicable Applicable Applicable
Exemption of peak season and booking change fee for awards   Ref. 2 No content Applicable Applicable Applicable
Priority reservation wait-list Applicable Applicable Applicable Applicable
Exclusive counter Applicable Applicable Applicable Applicable
Priority baggage handling Applicable Applicable Applicable Applicable
Exclusive hotline service (Language: Korean) No content No content Applicable Applicable
  1. Ref. 1For more details, please refer to benefits by membership level. Go to the beginning
  2. Ref. 2All applies only when purchased with the member’s own mileage. Go back

Notes for Qualification

  • The accrual rate of the initially purchased ticket applies to upgrade awards (A/Z class).
  • Some tickets may not be eligible to earn miles.
  • Elite miles awarded to Elite members will be excluded.
  • The accrual rate per booking class is subject to each airline rules.
  • For codeshare flights, only miles earned on Korean Air/SkyTeam marketed flights and segments flown on Korean Air marketed flights are factored in.
  • One domestic flight counts as 0.5 segments toward the number of segments.