August 30, 2005, Taipei, Taiwan – China Airlines and China
Southern Airlines will cooperate on a joint mileage program
beginning on September 1, 2005. The cooperation covers all
international routes operated by China Airlines and China
Southern, plus 13 China Southern regional routes between Hong Kong
and mainland China, and 17 China Southern domestic routes from
Guangzhou to other cities in China.
The regional and domestic sectors on China Southern Airlines
that are included in the frequent flyer cooperation include Hong
Kong to Guangzhou, Beijing, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Haikou, Xiamen,
Shantou, Changchun, Dalian, Harbin, Shenyang, Kunming and Urumqi,
and from Guangzhou to Beihai, Changsha, Guilin, Haikou, Shanghai,
Beijing, Changchun, Shenyang, Dalian, Harbin, Kunming, Nanning,
Xiamen, Shantou, Wuhan, Zhengzhou and Urumqi.
Beginning today, members of China Airlines Dynasty Frequent
Flyer Program can accumulate mileage in their accounts when
traveling on First, Business and specified Economy classes of
China Southern Airlines. At the same time, members of China
Southern’s Sky Pearl Club can enjoy the same benefits when
traveling on China Airlines flights. The accumulated mileage can
be used for free tickets and upgrades.
To celebrate the cooperation, between now and the end of
November, members of both mileage programs can earn bonus mileage.
Dynasty members can earn 2500 miles on Dynasty Class and 1500
miles on Economy Class instead of 510 miles for Taipei/Kaohsiung
to Hong Kong flights, each way. Sky Pearl members can earn bonus
mileage of 2000 kilometers on Dynasty Class and 1000 kilometers on
Economy Class on the same sectors. In addition, Dynasty members
can enjoy double mileage on qualified China Southern regional
flights from Hong Kong to 12 mainland China destinations except to
This is CAL’s third cooperation on a mileage program with
Chinese carriers. China Airlines began cooperating with China
Eastern Airlines last year and with Air China in April 2005.
There are more than 1.7 million members in CAL’s Dynasty
Flyer Program. With just 15,000 miles, members of the Dynasty
Flyer Program can exchange their miles for seat upgrades on
regional flights. There are more than 2.8 million members in China
Southern’s Sky Pearl Club, the largest in China, and its members
can redeem for upgrades on domestic flights with only 5,000