What is Cenit?
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What is CENIT?

Avianca and LifeMiles reward the loyalty of their most valuable members making the Elite benefits permanent for them through CENIT, a special recognition that allows you to keep enjoying year after year without losing your Elite status, if for any reason, you can´t fly with the same frequency.


Which are the requeriments to earn the CENIT recognition?

  • Being a LifeMiles or it’s previous programs member for 15 years or more
  • Be 60 years or older
  • Have historically accrued a minimun of 1 million qualifying miles in your account

When you reach one million qualifying miles (miles flown with Avianca, plus fare family bonuses offered by each one) you will earn the LifeMiles Gold Elite status permanently. Also, when you reach two million qualifying miles, you will earn the LifeMiles Diamond Elite status for the rest of your life.

Recognition Required Qualifying Miles Permanent Benefit
CENIT* 1 Million LifeMiles Gold Elite
CENIT** 2 Million LifeMiles Diamond Elite


What else should I know?

If you are recognized as a CENIT* member, the minimum status that you will earn in LifeMiles is Gold Elite. However, if you accomplish the requirements to reach or maintain the Diamond Elite status, you will enjoy the benefits of this status.

Otherwise, if you are recognized as a CENIT**, you will earn the Diamond Elite status for life.

When you reach this recognition you will receive your welcome kit, with an exclusive CENIT* or CENIT** card.


*Every year we will send you a new LifeMiles Elite card with the CENIT recogntion.

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