Netop modtaget fra Sheba Miles Nyhedsbrev: Congratulations! Ethiopian Airlines becoming a Star Alliance Member Ethiopian Airlines has become a Star Alliance member airline as of December 13, 2011. The Star Alliance is the leading global airline alliance with over 27 member airlines in all seven continents. Through Ethiopian's membership in the Star Alliance, ShebaMiles members will have a choice of destinations over 1,000 cities through the alliance network and a world of benefits awaits you. All the Star Alliance member airlines recognize your ShebaMiles membership card in earning miles and redeeming award tickets on their flights; while benefitting priority check-in, priority boarding, special baggage allowance, priority baggage handling, worldwide airport lounge access and much more at their airports. Here is a summary of benefits per each tier level: Membership Tier Benefits Gold Silver Blue Personalized Card (Cobranded with Star Alliance) Yes Yes Yes Status/Award Mile Accrual Yes Yes Yes Award Travel Redemption Yes Yes Yes Priority Reservation Waitlist Yes Yes No Priority Airport Standby Yes Yes No Priority at check-in regardless of class of service Business and/or First Class No No Priority Boarding Yes No No Personalized luggage tag No No No Extra Baggage allowance in addition to normal allowance 20 Kgs or (1 Piece whose maximum weight shall be as per booking class booked where Piece System applies) No No Worldwide Access to Airport Lounges Yes No No Priority baggage handling Yes No No Anders P Pedersen ("PEP") Dette er godt nyt for Stockholm'erne!!