Singapore Airlines today announced changes coming to its KrisFlyer Star Alliance awards effective December 7, 2017.
Business and first class awards will cost mostly more, partner awards will theoretically be available for bookings online and dealing with KrisFlyer over the phone will cost $25.
You can access Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer here.
Here’s the side by side comparison between the charts:
Here’s the current award chart valid through December 6, 2017:
Here’s the new award chart valid effective December 7, 2017:
Here’s the email that KrisFlyer sent out:
I wouldn’t get my hopes up for having working Star Alliance redemption tool using KrisFlyer miles anytime soon knowing how bad the interface is for using miles for their own flights. How could it be any better for Star Alliance?
The phone booking fee is waived for awards that cannot be booked online that probably is majority of Star Alliance ones even when this new booking facility is introduced.