Where to search for airline award space?

Searching for airline award space can be tricky, if not impossible, if you don’t know where to look. Sure, the airline’s website itself is a good place to start, but let’s say you have Delta SkyMiles and want to fly on Virgin Australia. Did you know you can use Delta’s website to search for that space, and that it is perhaps the best way amongst all of the search options to do so?

I’ve compiled a list of charts here for your reference – three for the three major alliances, and a final chart for miscellaneous partners and non-alliance airlines.

Star Alliance

AirlineWhere to Search for Award Space
Aegean AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
ExpertFlyer
Air CanadaAeroplan
ANA
United
Air IndiaAeroplan
Air New ZealandAeroplan
ANA
United
ANAAeroplan
ANA
United
Asiana AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
Austrian AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
AviancaTACAAeroplan
ANA
United
Brussels AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
Copa AirlinesANA
United
Croatia AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
EGYPTAIRAeroplan
ANA
United
Ethiopian AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
EVA AirAeroplan
ANA
United
LOT Polish AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
LufthansaAeroplan
ANA
United
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)Aeroplan
ANA
United
Schenzen AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
Singapore AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
Singapore
South African AirwaysAeroplan
ANA
United
SWISSAeroplan
ANA
United
TAP PortugalAeroplan
ANA
United
THAIAeroplan
ANA
United
Turkish AirlinesAeroplan
ANA
United
UnitedAeroplan
ANA
United

 

oneworld

AirlineWhere to search for award space
airberlinAmerican Airlines
British Airways
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
British Airways
British AirwaysAmerican Airlines
British Airways
Cathay PacificBritish Airways
JAL
Qantas
FinnairAmerican Airlines
British Airways
IberiaBritish Airways
ExpertFlyer
Japan AirlinesBritish Airways
LANBritish Airways
TAM AirlinesBritish Airways
Malaysia AirlinesBritish Airways
QantasAmerican Airlines
British Airways
Qatar AirwaysBritish Airways
Royal JordanianAmerican Airlines
British Airways
S7 AirlinesBritish Airways
SriLankan AirlinesBritish Airways
US AirwaysAmerican Airlines
British Airways

 

SkyTeam

AirlineWhere to search for award space
AeroflotExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Delta (call)
Aerolineas ArgentinasExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
AeromexicoFlyingBlue
Air EuropaExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Air FranceAlaska Airlines
Delta
ExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
AlitaliaDelta
ExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
China AirlinesExpertFlyer
China EasternExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
China SouthernExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Czech AirlinesExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Delta Air LinesAlaska Airlines
Delta
Garuda IndonesiaFlyingBlue
Kenya AirwaysExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
KLMAlaska Airlines
Delta
ExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Korean AirDelta
ExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Middle East AirlinesCall Airline
SaudiaExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
TAROMExpertFlyer
FlyingBlue
Vietnam AirlinesFlyingBlue
Xiamen AirlinesExpertFlyer

 

Non-Alliance Airlines

AirlineWhere to search for award space
Aer LingusUnited Airlines
Air Tahiti NuiExpertFlyer
American Airlines (call)
Alaska AirlinesAmerican Airlines
ExpertFlyer
Bangkok AirlinesCall Partners for Space
EmiratesExpertFlyer
Alaska Airlines
Etihad AirwaysUse Etihad
Hawaiian AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Jet AirwaysUse Partner
Virgin AmericaUse Partner
Virgin AtlanticDelta
Virgin AustraliaDelta

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