HONG KONG, Following its recent joining of Star Alliance, Continental is now participating in the current Frequent Flyer Programme (FFP) promotion in Hong Kong. Star Alliance is offering residents of Hong Kong SAR the opportunity to instantly attain either Gold or Silver Status in selected Star Alliance FFPs. Travellers booking and flying on any Star Alliance member airline through December 15th, 2009 and holding elite status in any non-Star Alliance FFP, will have their status matched by one of the following Star Alliance FFPs:
Aeroplan (Air Canada), Airpoints (Air New Zealand), ANA Mileage Club (ANA), Asiana Club (Asiana), Crane Club (Shanghai Airlines), Diamond Club (bmi), Dividend Miles (US Airways), EGYPTAIR Plus (EGYPTAIR), Euro Bonus (Blue1 & Scandinavian Airlines), KrisFlyer (Singapore Airlines), Mileage Plus (United), Miles & More (Adria, Austrian, Croatia, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa & SWISS), Miles & Smiles (Turkish Airlines), OnePass (Continental), Royal Orchid Plus (THAI), Spanair Plus (Spanair), Victoria (TAP Portugal) and Voyager (South African Airways).
In order to qualify for this promotion, customers need to register at: www.staralliance.com/hongkong and follow the instruction on the website. The matched status will be valid for at least 12 months during which the customer will have time to re-qualify for either Star Alliance Gold or Silver status.
In total, 14 Star Alliance member carriers provide 656 weekly flights to and from Hong Kong serving 27 destinations in 15 countries, which now includes the daily non-stop Continental flight between Hong Kong and New York (Newark Liberty International Airport).
Note: flights taken on Star Alliance need to be eligible for mileage accrual
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