October 2013 Dynasty Flyer News
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Highlights of the month:
Promotion Updates


More Privileges and Benefits in New “Greater China Connection” Project
In order to provide more benefits and conveniences for our valued members when they are traveling to and from Taiwan and Mainland China, China Airlines has teamed up with China Southern, China Eastern and Xiamen Airlines to introduce a new “Greater China Connection” project. In addition to current SkyTeam benefits, we will provide new airport lounge access benefits for Elite/Elite Plus members. Meanwhile, we also launch a promotion during 2013/01/03~03/31. Please visit our website for detailed program product and promotional information of “Greater China Connection”. >> more


Increase Percentage of Mileage Deduction for Ticket Purchase on China Airlines Website


In order to provide better mileage redemption service, China Airlines will extend the percentage of mileage deduction to up to 50% of the ticket fare for tickets purchased on its official website, effective immediately. (Select promotional fares will be excluded from mileage deduction as noted.)
*Percentage of First Class ticket increased to 35% of ticket fare, applicable to booking classes F/A.
*Percentage of Business Class ticket increased to 35% of ticket fare, applicable to booking classes J/C/D. (Hong Kong Business Class route will be 50%)
*Percentage of Economy Class ticket increased to 25% of ticket fare, applicable to booking classes Y/B/T/M/K/W/V/R/Q/H/N.



Take the 2013 On-line Survey and Become Eligible for Valuable Prizes

Customer feedback is the key to continuous improvement. Thus, from January 1, 2013, to better reward our customers’ time spent on in-flight surveys, we have upgraded the prizes in our lucky draw. First prize will be two round-trip economy tickets to or from Taipei on China Airlines’ flights, while 51 passengers from each of First Class, Business Class, and Economy Class will receive bonus mileage. Additionally, at the end of the year, 100 passengers will receive the China Airlines 2014 calendar.


Moon Festival Promotion with 10% Discount on In-Flight Duty Free Items

To celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, from September 1 through October 31 China Airlines is offering a 10% discount (not in conjunction with other promotional offers, except mileage offset program) on in-flight duty free items (except tobacco and some selected items). During the same period, Paragon, Emerald and Corporate Flyer Card members may enjoy a 19% discount by presenting their membership cards. We welcome you to shop online for duty-free products before departure


Free Wi-Fi for China Airlines Passengers Visiting Taiwan

Effective from now until December 31, 2013, customers who purchase e-tickets via the China Airlines website or buy Dynasty Package travel can enjoy free Wi-Fi from Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) for a 6-hour or 48-hour continuous period in Taiwan. Free Wi-Fi use can be redeemed via the e-ticket confirmation code or Dynasty package coupon code, which will remain valid until December 31, 2014. For more promotion details, please visit: http://wifi.hinet.net/event/ci/ca_en.html
Promotion period: Now until 2013/12/31
Redemption period: Now until 2014/12/31



Earn Miles with Ctrip Hotel Bookings
Effective from August 5, 2013, through October 31, 2013, Dynasty Flyer members can earn 2,000 miles for every CNY2,000 spent on Ctrip hotel bookings. Concurrently, Dynasty Flyer members can also earn basic mileage awards of 2 miles for every CNY10 spent when booking hotels via Ctrip.


Earn Miles with HRS Hotel Bookings


Effective from March 1, 2013, for every TWD100 spent on HRS hotel bookings, Dynasty Flyer members can earn 5 miles. Booking via: http://www.hrs.cn/china-airlines



Earn up to 4X Dynasty Flyer Miles and Special Dynasty Flyer Rates with HERTZ
From July 1 till October 31, 2013, rent a car with HERTZ at participating locations in USA, Canada, Europe, Australia or New Zealand and enjoy up to 4X Dynasty Flyer miles and special Dynasty Flyer rates. >> more


Enjoy up to Quadruple Miles with Avis

From September 1 to December 20, 2013, Dynasty Flyer members will earn double, triple, or quadruple miles when renting a car from Avis. >> more


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Service Updates


Mileage Purchase for Immediate Cabin Upgrade

Effective from October 1, 2013, when you take any CI/AE international self-operated flight departing from the following airports and would like to use your air miles for cabin upgrade, subject to first/business class availability, you can make up any insufficient miles by purchase of up to 5000 miles at the airport counter for immediate cabin upgrade. For details, please refer to the China Airlines website http://www.china-airlines.com.
Taiwan Taipei Taoyuan(TPE)/ Taipei Sungshan(TSA) /Kaohsiung(KHH)/Taichung(RMQ)
SoutheastAsia Bangkok(BKK)/Jakarta(CGK)/Delhi(DEL)/Guam(GUM)/Hong Kong(HKG)/Kuala Lumpur(KUL)/Manila(MNL)/Phnom Penh(PNH)/Singapore(SIN)/ Denpasar Bali(DPS)/ Surabaya(SUB)
NortheastAsia Seoul Incheon(ICN)/Seoul Gimpo(GMP)
Mainland ChinaGuangzhou(CAN)/Chongqing(CKG)/Beijing(PEK)/Xian(XIY)/Xiamen(XMN)/Chengdu(CTU)/ Shenyang(SHE)


Mandarin Airlines Launches Taichung-Osaka Route


Effective from November 27, 2013 Mandarin Airlines will provide 5 flights per week servicing Taichung to Osaka route, it will enhance more convenience for Central Taiwan traveler to and from Osaka. For more information please contact Reservation 412-8008 (Mobile please add 02).



Mandarin Airlines to Launch Taipei-Ishigaki Route
Beginning on July 3, 2013, Mandarin Airlines commenced service on Taipei-Ishigaki route with two flights a week. Members may enjoy mileage accrual and redemption benefits on newly launched flights.


China Airlines to Launch Tainan-HongKong Route
Beginning on July 18, 2013, China Airlines inaugurates Tainan-HongKong route with three flights a week. Members may enjoy mileage accrual and redemption benefits on newly launched flights.


Gold Members Allowed Higher Credit Card Limit for In-Fight Duty-free Items

Starting from September 16, 2012, Gold members may enjoy a higher credit card limit up to USD500 when purchasing inflight duty-free items on board, while Paragon and Emerald members a credit card limit up to USD2,000.

Redeem Mileage towards Excess Baggage Fees


Members travelling on China Airlines’ self-operated flights can redeem mileage as payment towards excess baggage fees. Fees are calculated based on weight or pieces of luggage in increments of 1 kg (by weight system) or 1 piece (by piece system). Please visit China Airlines’ website or contact the Dynasty Flyer Program Service Hotline for more details.


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Program Notes


Reminder on Ticketing Deadlines to All Members
To avoid any travel inconvenience caused by cancelled reservations, China Airlines would like to remind all members to have tickets issued and advise ticket numbers before the ticketing deadline attached to their reservations. China Airlines cannot hold reservations that exceed the ticketing deadline. China Airlines appreciates your understanding and cooperation on this matter.
17.China Airlines to Change Redemption Booking Class
Effective on June 10, 2013 for travel on/after October 27, 2013, China Airlines starts to replace the current upgrade and award ticket booking classes on First Class as well as Economy Class. On First Class, the "U/E" booking classes for upgrade and award ticket travel will be replaced by "A" class. On Economy Class, the "S" booking class for award ticket travel will be changed into "X" booking class.


China Airlines to Change Mileage Accrual for Booking Classes
Effective from October 27, 2013, based on travel date, China Airlines starts to change the mileage accrual for A and T booking classes. Members travel on “A” booking class with award tickets will receive no mileage and will receive mileage according to the ticket class used if members are using upgrade awards. Members travel on “T” booking class will receive 80% of actual mileage.


SkyTeam Partners to Change Mileage Accrual and Redemption Booking Class
Starting now, SkyTeam Partners will change the mileage accrual percentage for CI members' traveling as well as the booking class for redemption on their flights. Please refer to China Airlines website or contact the Service Hotline for details. >> more


Mileage Accumulated from 2010 to be Valid for 36 Months
We’d like to remind you that the mileage you accumulated in 2010 will be bearing a 36-month validity and be expired by Monthly Basis since 2013. For example, the mileage received in January 2010 will be valid until January 31, 2013 (Taipei Time). Due to a system upgrade is conducting during this period, the mileage for January through March in 2010 will receive extra validity until March 31, 2013 (Taipei Time). Please refer to China Airlines website at '' Dynasty Flyer Services '' page or contact the Service Hotline for your mileage details. We suggest you well plan your redemption in advance in order to enjoy your mileage in time.

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Post on 2013/10

Notice: In case any discrepancy occurs between above information and actual practices, the latter should prevail.