Earning miles on Aer Lingus flights
Earn MileagePlus miles according to the booking class that you purchase on qualifying Aer Lingus-operated flights:
- Between North America and Ireland
- Between London and Belfast, Cork, Dublin, or Shannon
- Between Dublin and Birmingham or Manchester
If your ticket was purchased directly from united.com, by calling the United Customer Contact Center (including a United specialty desk, such as United Groups, United Meetings or the Premier Priority Desk), from a United representative at the airport, or through a United ticket office, you'll earn miles based on the fare, and your MileagePlus status. Please reference the Ticket number starts with 016 section below.
Otherwise, you should reference the Ticket number does not start with 016 section. You'll earn miles based on flight distance and the purchased fare class and/or fare class flown.
If you don't know how your ticket was purchased, in most cases your ticket number can be found on your confirmation email or receipt.
Ticket number starts with "016"
|MileagePlus status||Award miles earned (based on fare ,)|
| Member||5 × fare|
|Premier® Silver||7 × fare|
|Premier Gold||8 × fare|
|Premier Platinum||9 × fare|
11 × fare
Ticket number does not start with "016"
|Class of service||Purchased Aer Lingus fare class||Award mile earnings
(including fare class bonus)
|Business between North America and Ireland||C, D, J||100%|
|Economy between North America and Ireland||Y, B, H, K, M, V, N||75%|
|Discount Economy between North America and Ireland||L, X, S||50%|
|Flights between London and Dublin, Belfast, Shannon or Cork
Flights between Dublin and Manchester or Birmingham
|C, D, J, Y, B, H, K, M, V, N, L, X, S||250 miles|
|No Mileage Credit||A, E, F, G, I, O, P, Q, R, T, U, W, Z||0%|
See our award chart to find out how many miles you'll need to fly one way or roundtrip, depending on class of service and region of travel, on any Star Alliance network airline. You can book award travel on Aer Lingus through united.com. Service charges may apply for booking or changing award reservations, depending on ticketing, travel dates and MileagePlus status. Award tickets cannot be issued at the airport. Call 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331) to reach the United Customer Contact Center within the U.S. and Canada, or view more contact and language options.