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oneworld Benefits

Enjoy airport lounge access, priority boarding and other oneworld Priority benefits with your oneworld status.

Those enrolled in a frequent flyer programme with one of our oneworld member airlines will — depending upon their tier, as outlined below — automatically be eligible for oneworld Priority benefits. These benefits are designed to help deliver a superior, seamless travel experience.

  • Global Network

    Global Network

    oneworld is proud to have 14 world-class airlines in our alliance. Our global network offers flights to as many as 1,000 destinations in more than 170 territories. So wherever you choose to go, our member airlines look forward to welcoming you aboard.

  • Earning and Redeeming

    Earning and Redeeming

    Flying with oneworld is like a gift that keeps on giving. Book a trip with any member airline and your points will start adding up. When you’re ready to redeem them, treat yourself to any eligible member airline or affiliate flight. And whenever you fly on an eligible flight, you will earn points towards your tier status.

  • Airport Lounges

    Airport Lounges

    With hundreds of airport lounges worldwide, the oneworld network provides travellers with a break from the busyness. Consider them your home away from home or office away from office. You can unplug, unwind, or keep plugging away. The fridge is always stocked. The coffee is hot. And the WiFi will keep you connected.

    COVID-19 Travel Advisory: Please note potential closures and changes to lounge opening hours, as well as limited service offering.

  • Priority Check-In and Boarding

    Priority Check-In and Boarding

    From the moment you get to the airport, oneworld is set up for smooth sailing. Dedicated check-in desks, fast track security lines, and priority boarding are but a few of privileges we offer our most loyal customers. All you have to do is look for the oneworld Priority logo and enjoy.

  • Speed and Ease

    Speed and Ease

    At oneworld, cruising speed does not just refer to flying. Our coordinated, global effort aims to eliminate all points of friction during travel, so you can move effortlessly through check-in and security, right to your aircraft seat.

  • Extra Baggage Allowance

    Extra Baggage Allowance

    Enjoy extra baggage allowance.*** We also take great care to ensure every part of your trip is handled correctly, including your baggage. Depending on your status, travellers enjoy priority baggage handling from boarding all the way back to the carousel.

oneworld Priority

At oneworld you are our #1 priority. oneworld Priority delivers on that commitment. From check-in to arrival, there are a world of alliance benefits ready for our most frequent flyers, including priority check-in, fast track through security, access to lounges and preferred boarding. Look for the oneworld Priority logo on airport signs to find all the benefits that come with your loyalty.

  • Emerald Privileges
  • Sapphire Privileges
  • Ruby Privileges
  • Access to First and Business Class lounges
  • Access to First Class priority check-in
  • Fast track at select security lanes
  • Priority baggage handling**
  • Extra baggage allowance***
  • Priority boarding
  • Priority on waitlists and when on standby*
  • Access to preferred or pre-reserved seating*
  • Access to Business Class lounges
  • Access to Business Class priority check-in
  • Access to preferred or pre-reserved seating*
  • Priority on waitlists and when on standby*
  • Priority boarding
  • Extra baggage allowance***
  • Priority baggage handling**
  • Access to Business Class priority check-in
  • Access to preferred or pre-reserved seating*
  • Priority on waitlists and when on standby*

Pack More. Pay No More.

Spread your wings. And your things. When you fly on oneworld member airlines, you can check-in an extra baggage for free, in addition to your ticketed baggage allowance.***

Welcome To the Fast Lane

Green means go. If you are a oneworld Emerald frequent flyer, enjoy ‘Fast Track’ or ‘Priority Lane’ access at select airports worldwide.

Exclusive Lounge Access

Relax with oneworld. On all eligible flights, Emerald tier travellers enjoy exclusive access to first and business class airport lounges. Sapphire tier travellers have access to business class lounges.

***Extra baggage allowance for Emerald frequent flyers

As an Emerald frequent flyer, the following special checked baggage privileges will apply when you fly on oneworld airlines:

  • On itineraries using the baggage allowance “weight” system - 20 kgs in addition to the ticketed-cabin allowance.

  • On itineraries using the “piece system” - one additional bag for free in addition to your ticketed baggage allowance.

Note: This benefit is not available on British Airways' 'Hand Baggage Only/Basic' fares.

*In accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld airline operating the flight.  **Priority baggage handling is not currently available on flights operated by British Airways.

Exceptions may apply.

Pack More. Pay No More.

Spread your wings. And your things. When you fly on oneworld member airlines, you can check-in an extra baggage for free, in addition to your ticketed baggage allowance.***

Exclusive Lounge Access

Relax with oneworld. On all eligible flights, Emerald tier travellers enjoy exclusive access to first and business class airport lounges. Sapphire tier travellers have access to business class lounges.

***Extra baggage allowance for Sapphire frequent flyers

As a Sapphire frequent flyer, the following special checked baggage privileges will apply when you fly on oneworld airlines:

  • On international or domestic itineraries using the baggage allowance "weight" system - 15 kgs in addition to the ticketed Economy Class baggage allowance.

  • On international itineraries, that include domestic sectors, using the baggage allowance “piece” system – one additional bag*, weighing up to 23kgs, up to a maximum of two pieces.

  • On purely domestic itineraries, using the baggage allowance "piece" system, for tickets with no ticketed baggage entitlement - the assurance of one piece of checked baggage, weighing up to 23 kgs.

Customers travelling in First and Business Class cabins will, in most cases, receive an even greater free checked baggage allowance.

Note: This benefit is not available on British Airways’ 'Hand Baggage Only/Basic' fares.

*In accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld airline operating the flight.  **Priority baggage handling is not currently available on flights operated by British Airways.

Exceptions may apply.

*In accordance with the individual policy of the oneworld airline operating the flight. 

Exceptions may apply.

Frequently asked questions.

How do I join the oneworld frequent flyer programme?

There is no standalone frequent flyer programme for oneworld. Our benefits, like priority check-in, priority baggage, and access to hundreds of airport lounges, are an added perk of flying with our partners. To see which airlines participate, visit our member airlines page.

How do I know my oneworld tier status?

You can check your oneworld tier status by using the drop-down menu on this page to see how your status with one of our member airline frequent flyer programme equates to your oneworld tier.

How do I find oneworld lounges?

We made it easy. Using the "Find a Lounge" tool, enter your airport location and all available lounges will appear, along with hours of operation, amenities, and location within the airport.

When do I receive through check-in services?

Wherever possible, a passenger travelling on a single ticket or booking will be checked through to the final destination, along with their baggage.