Updates to Calculator
On this page we publish the updates we make to the Milez.biz calculator. Any time we add new data or we change the way the calculator works we will post an update here.
Use the award rate calculator to do a search on any route, or click here if you're looking for suggestions on how to use your miles.
New Program and New Data
The EuroBonus Star Alliance rates are now included in our global awards rate calculator. The program has a very large North & Central Africa, Middle East zone. A flight from Dubai to Madeira is in the same zone.
We have also added the Flex rates in the Emirates Skywards program, so that the searches for that program are now comprehensive. Most rates are calculated through the Dubai hub.
Tunisair's Fidelys program is a new addition to the system. It has some interesting rates in the Mediterranean region, e.g. Barcelona - Tunis.
25 April, 2012
NEW TRANSFER FUNCTIONALITY!
We have added new functionality to our award rates comparison and calculation tool. On the results page you can now click on the "Transfer Rates" button to find out how many points you need to transfer from a partner program to a frequent flyer program for the specific destination pair and frequent flyer program(s) you just searched.
Please contact us if you know of partner programs that should be added to the calculator.
16 April, 2012
New Program and New Data
Today's update include the Flying Club, Virgin Atlantic's frequent flyer program. The Virgin Atlantic destinations are currently included in the calculator.
We have also added all the Star Alliance rates for Egyptair Plus.
13 April, 2012
Two New Star Alliance Programs Added
Miles & Smiles (Turkish Airlines) and ShebaMiles (Ethiopian Airlines) are both members of the Star Alliance program. Star Alliance rates for both these programs have been added to the Milez calculator. There are now 11 Star Alliance programs on the system to compare.
Some unexpected zoning makes for interesting rates, e.g. Nigeria is zoned with Europe and North Africa in Miles & Smiles so that a London-Lagos flight can theoretically be redeemed for 30,000 miles in economy.
In the ShebaMiles program the Maldives are zoned in Oceania (!), Melbourne to Male looks attractive!
We have also added the full gamut of rates for the standard Miles & Smiles rates, i.e. "capacity controlled" as well as "seat guaranteed" rates (high and low seasons) are included.
2 April, 2012
New Data on March 1
Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer program has new rates starting March 1, 2012. We have incorporated those rates into the calculator, including the Saver, Standard and Full rates:
Singapore to Bangkok
We have also added KrisFlyer's Star Alliance rates to the system.
Aerolineas Argentinas also has a change to its program today (Aerolíneas Argentinas Plus): points have been converted into miles. This programs has been added to the calculator as well:
Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
1 March, 2012
New Chinese Programs Added
We have now added the programs for both China Eastern (incl. Shanghai Airlines and China United) and China Southern airlines (incl. China Airlines and Si Chuang Airlines) -- Eastern Miles and Sky Pearl Club, respectively.
You no longer need to manually figure out what the distance is between Chinese cities to figure out the rates that apply to a flight. The calculator does it for you!
Try: Guangzhou to Shanghai
Hawaiian Miles has also been added.
24 February, 2012
Updates to Australian Programs
We have added Velocity Frequent Flyer to our database (Virgin Australia) and also the Qantas Frequent Flyer Classic Partner awards, including all their partner airlines.
Thanks to some user feedback we have also adjusted the data for the Qantas FF Classic awards.
17 February, 2012
Off-Peak, Low / High Season Rates for American Programs Added
As per a number of our users' requests we have added the following data:
- AAdvantage off-peak and anytime rates
- Delta SkyMiles low, medium and high rates
- Dividend Miles off-peak, low, medium and high rates
Some off-peak transatlantic awards look very interesting, try for example Atlanta - Paris -Atlanta
10 February, 2012
New Data Added
The following data has been added to the calculator:
- OK Plus, the Czech Airlines frequent flyer program. Includes the SkyTeam rates and destinations.
- Etihad Guest, includes Etihad rates and destinations.
Small caveat: Rates shown on Milez.biz have a small variance (less than 1%) compared to the rates in Etihad's own calculator. This is due to slightly differing airport coordinates in the systems.
- British Airways Executive Club oneworld rates. The oneworld destinations include the routes served by the alliance partners.
- Deactivated Duna Club (Malév)
6 February, 2012
We went over our code line by line and found some ways to significantly improve speed of the calculations of the award rates. This should make searching for rates much less tiresome and much quicker.
You can even search for a route served by most programs (like JFK to LHR) and the calculator will return results fast.
31 January, 2012