Earn points and tier points

Flying Club members can earn a percentage of the points you have flown depending on the cabin you are flying in. Take a look at the table below for more information.

Points earned on South African Airlines

Cabin Booking class % miles flown
Business Class J, C 150%
Discounted Business Class International Z, D 125%
Business Class Domestic Z, P 125%
Discounted Business Class Domestic D 100%
Economy Y, B, M, K 100%
Discounted Economy H, S, Q, T, V 50%
Discounted Economy L, W, G 25%

*I, X, E, U, N, R are not eligible to earn points

Tier points earned

Class Sectors Under 2000 miles Sectors 2000 miles or over 
First / Business  25 50
Economy 0 25

Tier Points are based on actual miles flown 

Ready to book?

To earn points on South African Airways, call them directly on +44 844 375 9680, or internationally on +27 11 978 1111. Remember to quote your Flying Club membership number.

Visit South African Airways

To spend points with South African Airways, get in touch with our Flying Club team who will be able to help book your next trip.

Get in touch with the Flying Club team

Earning points:

If you're a member of one of our partner airlines' frequent flyer programmes, please note that you can only earn points in one scheme for any particular flight.

Points may only be earned on flights operated by South African Airways. Points will be issued to Flying Club members when travelling in the classes listed. Points will not be earned for travel in any other class not listed above.

Additional points will not be earned for bookings that are subsequently upgraded to a higher class whereby an additional fare difference is paid.

Spending points:

All mileage levels are excluding passenger taxes, duties, fees, charges and surcharges. Rewards are availalble on South Africa Airways only. 

Blackout dates may apply.

Reward seats are subject to availability. 

Bookings must be made at least 48hrs before departure. Points must be redeemed from one account. 

Full partner terms and conditions

Missing points

When claiming points please keep all copies of your original tickets/e-tickets and boarding passes until the correct amount of points appear on your account. If the points do not show on your account within six weeks, please contact us to claim them back.

Claim missing points