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Upgrade Adjustment on long-haul routes

Published: May 26, 2015

Effective from 01 Jul 2015, DFP members redeem upgrade awards on long haul routes are adjusted as below.
 
1. 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 by now) operated by B777-300ER. 
 
(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 on/before 15 Jun 2015. On/after 16 Jun 2015, if member's seats are on standby basis or have confirmed seats without quoted award number in booking record, 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.
 
 
2. Tickets class Adjustment for cabin upgrade on long-haul routes
 
(1) Departure date on/after 01 Jul 2015, valid tickets class for cabin upgrade are adjusted as below:
 
A. Valid tickets class for upgrade from economy class to business/premium business class are adjusted from Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N to Y/B/M.
B. Valid tickets class for upgrade from premium economy class to premium business class are adjusted from U/W/E to U/W.
C. Valid tickets class for upgrade from economy class to premium economy class remain unchanged as of Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N.  
 
(2) For those departure dates on/after 01 Jul 2015, once tickets are issued on/before 15 Jun 2015, old ticket class rules are applied (Valid tickets class for long-haul routes to upgrade from economy class to business/premium business class remain Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N but redemption levels must follow item 1. as mentioned above. Valid tickets class for long-haul routes to upgrade from premium economy class to premium business class remain U/W/E). For those tickets issued on/after 16 Jun 2015, new rules are applied (Valid tickets class for long-haul routes to upgrade from economy class to business/premium business class are adjusted to Y/B/M and valid tickets class for long-haul routes to upgrade from premium economy class to premium business class are adjusted to U/W).
 
 
*New cabin upgrade redemption levels are listed as below:

Booking ClassLong Haul
  1. Between Taipei and Australia or New Zealand
  2. Between Tokyo and Hawaii
  3. Between Delhi and Rome
Non-B777 flight routes (Economy/Business class only)
  1. Between Taipei and North American
  2. Between Taipei and Europe
  3. Between Bangkok and Amsterdam
B777 flight routes (Economy/Premium Economy/ Premium Business)
*LAX/ JFK/ SFO(from 2015.7.1) only by now
  1. Between Taipei and North American
  2. Between Taipei and Europe
Non-blackout DatesAward CodeBlackout DateAward CodeNon-blackout DatesAward CodeBlackout DateAward CodeNon-blackout DatesAward CodeBlackout DateAward Code
Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy ClassP12,500UPP17,000UPPANILNILNILNIL20,000UPY25,000UPYA
Upgrade from Premium Economy Class to Premium Business ClassI17,500UPE23,000UPEANILNILNILNIL25,000UPI30,000UPIA
Upgrade from Economy Class to Business / Premium Business ClassI30,000UPD40,000UPDA40,000UPC50,000UPCA60,000UPB60,000UPBA

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