KrisFlyer Elite Silver membership


Welcome to a higher tier of membership.

  • KrisFlyerEliteSilver

    A higher level of KrisFlyer membership

    Enjoy the benefits and recognition of an Elite Silver member.


Benefits of Elite Silver membership


Look forward to greater recognition and benefits designed to make travelling for business or pleasure more enjoyable.


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  • 25% tier bonus on KrisFlyer miles

    Receive a 25% tier bonus on the actual number of miles flown on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir or Virgin Atlantic when you credit the miles to your KrisFlyer account. All Singapore Airlines and SilkAir booking classes except for Economy Class tickets issued in G, K, N, Q and V booking classes are eligible for this bonus.

  • Star Alliance Silver status

    As a KrisFlyer Elite Silver member, you will enjoy Star Alliance Silver status, which entitles you to the following benefits when you fly to more than 1,300 destinations with our Star Alliance partner airlines:

    • Priority reservation waitlist
    • Priority airport standby
  • Priority reservation waitlist

    When you are waitlisted for a flight on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir or any Star Alliance partner airline, you will be given priority should a seat become available. This does not apply to award flights.

  • Priority airport standby

    If you need to take a flight at short notice and do not have a confirmed reservation, you will be given priority on airport standby lists for flights on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Star Alliance partner airlines. This does not apply to award flights.

  • Waived or reduced KrisFlyer service fees

    Enjoy waived or reduced fees on many KrisFlyer services, including a 50% discount on the usual service fees when you change your redemption nominees.


KrisFlyer Elite Silver membership qualification and renewal

Qualify as an Elite Silver member

Becoming a KrisFlyer Elite Silver member

KrisFlyer Elite Silver status will be yours when you achieve 25,000 Elite miles in any class of service on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia* or any Star Alliance airline within a period of 12 consecutive months as a KrisFlyer member.

Your Elite Silver membership year will begin on the date of your upgrade to Elite Silver status.

*Only applicable for Singapore Airlines codeshare flights operated by Virgin Australia within Australia, Trans-Tasman and between Australia and the Pacific Islands.


Renewing Your KrisFlyer Elite Silver membership

Your Elite Silver membership will be renewed if you earn at least 25,000 Elite miles during your membership year.


Elite miles


Elite miles are earned for tracking towards Elite membership only and cannot be used for award flights, upgrade awards or purchase of airfares.

Elite miles are derived from the actual miles flown, plus any applicable class bonuses earned on tickets that are mileage accruable. On Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, Elite miles are awarded for Singapore Airlines Suites, First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy Class and in their corresponding booking classes as follows:


Cabin Class

Booking Class Fare

Accrual Level
(of actual miles travelled)






First Class

A, F


Business Class

C, D, J, U2, Z



Premium Economy Class P, S, T


Economy Class

B, E, H, L, M, W, Y


N, Q


K1, V


1Applicable for flights departing on and after 1 September 2014
2Applicable for flights departing on and after 1 November 2014

By default, no Elite miles will be earned for tickets booked in G booking class on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir.

For tickets paid with KrisFlyer miles, Elite miles can be earned on eligible fares in proportion to the fare (excluding airport taxes)  that you have paid with your credit/debit card. 

On partner airlines, the Elite miles earned may differ. Miles earned through any tier bonus or promotional bonus do not qualify as Elite miles. No Elite miles are accrued for booking classes not eligible for miles accrual.

No Elite miles are earned if you do not credit your miles to your KrisFlyer account or if the flight is on a non-mileage accruable fare.

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