(A)Upgrade award levels by using self-owned mileage or an Online transferred award on CI and AE flights

 
The required mileage for an upgrade award is calculated on a single flight basis.
Award Type Booking Class
Short Haul
Long Haul

*Valid for flights departing on/before June 30, 2015

* Between any two points in Asia (including Guam and Delhi)
* Cross-strait flights
* Australia - New Zealand
* Between Taipei and Australia or New Zealand
* Between Tokyo and Hawaii
* Between Delhi and Rome
* Between Taipei and North American / Europe
* Between Bangkok and Amsterdam

All Year Round

Award Code Non-Blackout Dates Award Code Blackout Dates Award Code Non-Blackout Dates Award Code Blackout Dates Award Code
Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class *. P 7,000 URP 12,500 UPP 17,000 UPPA 20,000 UPY 25,000 UPYA
Upgrade from Premium Economy Class to Premium Business Class * I 8,000 URC 17,500 UPE 23,000 UPEA 25,000 UPI 30,000 UPIA
Upgrade from Economy Class to Business Class/ Premium Business Class * I 15,000 URI 30,000 UPD 40,000 UPDA 40,000 UPC 50,000 UPCA
20,000(Delhi) URID
* Upgrade award for Premium Economy Class and Premium Business Class can be redeemed on /after October 1,2014 for traveling on /after December 1, 2014 .
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Upgrade requirements for flight providing Premium Economy Class and Premium Business Class service
* .Effective from 1 July, 2015, China Airlines will terminate First class service. Beginning from the same date, we will stop the redeeming of First class upgrade awards and ticket awards.
 

 

Effective from 1 July 2015(departure date), DFP members redeem upgrade awards on long haul routes are adjusted as below:

 

The required mileage for an upgrade award is calculated on a single flight basis.

Award Type Booking Class
Long Haul
* Between Taipei and Australia or New Zealand
* Between Tokyo and Hawaii
* Between Delhi and Rome

Non-B777 flight routes
(Economy/Business class only)

* Between Taipei and North American
* Between Taipei and Europe
* Between Bangkok and Amsterdam

B777 flight routes
(Economy/Premium Economy/ Premium Business)

* LAX/ JFK/ SFO(from 2015.7.1) FRA(from 2015.11.1)
* Between Taipei and North American
* Between Taipei and Europe

Non-blackout Dates Award Code Blackout Date Award Code Non-blackout Dates Award Code Blackout Date Award Code Non-blackout Dates Award Code Blackout Date Award Code
Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class P 12,500 UPP 17,000 UPPA NIL NIL NIL NIL 20,000 UPY 25,000 UPYA
Upgrade from Premium Economy Class to Premium Business Class I 17,500 UPE 23,000 UPEA NIL NIL NIL NIL 25,000 UPI 30,000 UPIA
Upgrade from Economy Class to Business / Premium Business Class I 30,000 UPD 40,000 UPDA 40,000 UPC 50,000 UPCA

60,000

UPB

60,000

UPBA

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Upgrade requirements for flight providing Premium Economy Class and Premium Business Class service.
*

Upgrade from economy class to premium business class are adjusted to UPB(low season) and UPBA (high season) award codes of same 60,000 miles on specific Long-haul routes (as of LAX/NYC/SFO from 2015.07.01,FRA from 2015.11.1) operated by 777-300ER.

  1. New award codes are applied for departure date on/after 01 Jul 2015.
  2. Old award codes ( as of UPC award code of 40,000 miles for low season and UPCA award code of 50,000 miles for high season) are valid for those I/class upgrade bookings for departure on/after 01 Jul 2015 and spaces and award codes are confirmed/quoted by BMUC on/before 15 Jun 2015. On/after 16 Jun 2015, if member's seats are on standby basis or have confirmed seats without BMUC, new award codes are applied.
  3. Once members' schedule (itinerary/travel date/flight) are changed on/after 16 Jun 2015, new award codes are applied.

  4. Effective from 1 July, 2015, China Airlines will terminate First class service. Beginning from the same date, we will stop the redeeming of First class upgrade awards and ticket awards.