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Paragon Card

Paragon Card

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Qualifications

Effective from December 1, 2014, Emerald Card members who earn a specific amount of miles (flight mileage) by taking the scheduled international flights of China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines and the eligible flights of any SkyTeam partner airlines within 12 consecutive months (calculated from 1st day of first month till last day of 12th month) can upgrade to Paragon Card members on the first day in next month when one of the following three requirements is met.


Qualification for Membership Advancement
  1. Accumulate 120,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 50 or more eligible flights in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines.
  3. Take a total of 80 or more qualified weighted trips in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • Calculation of weighted trips on China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines: Each Premium Economy Class / Economy Class (booking class: W/U/E/Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N) is counted as 1 weighted trip and each Business Class (booking class: J/C/D*) is counted as 1.5 weighted trips.
    • Effective from December 1, 2014, Z class is realigned as the booking class for Premium Economy Class award ticket and is not eligible for mileage accumulation and weighted trip count. Effective from April 1, 2013 (subject to the date of flight departure), D class has been realigned as discounted business class.
    • For calculation of weighted trips on SkyTeam partners' applicable flights, please refer to the SkyTeam partners mileage accrual chart.
  4. The following mileage or trips are excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications:
    • Connecting trips between Taipei and Kaohsiung.
    • Business Class flights taken by using discounted tickets or free tickets.
    • Extra mileage earned from promotions is excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications.
    • Mileage and trips earned by taking the code-shared flights of the non-SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • The miles earned from the partnership or promotions will not be regarded as flight mileage for the membership upgrade and renewal.

Validity Period

Two years from the effective date. If the renewal requirement is not met within the validity period, Paragon membership will automatically revert to Emerald and the card number will remain unchanged.


Membership Renewal

Within the two-year validity period, Paragon Card members:

  1. Accumulate 180,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 60 or more eligible trips in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines; or
  3. Take a total of 140 or more qualified weighted trips with eligible flights in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
  4. If Paragon members who are qualified for the membership renewal do not receive the new membership card due to special circumstances, the validity period of their original card will be extended by another month.
  5. Effective from Aug 1, 2014, for elderly Paragon and Emerald Members aged 65 or over 65, the Paragon and Emerald membership status will be extended automatically. Explanation as below.

Senior Members
Emerald Card

Emerald Card

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Qualifications

Effective from December 1, 2014, Gold Card members who earn a specific amount of miles (flight mileage) by taking the scheduled international flights of China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines and the eligible flights of any SkyTeam partner airlines within 12 consecutive months (calculated from 1st day of first month till last day of 12th month) can upgrade to Emerald Card members on the first day in next month when one of the following requirements is met.


Qualification for Membership Advancement
  1. Accumulate 50,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 30 or more eligible flights in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines.
  3. Take a total of 40 or more qualified weighted trips in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • Calculation of weighted trips on China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines: Each Premium Economy Class / Economy Class (booking class: W/U/E/Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N) is counted as 1 weighted trip and each Business Class (booking class: J/C/D*) is counted as 1.5 weighted trips.
    • Effective from December 1, 2014, Z class is realigned as the booking class for Premium Economy Class award ticket and is not eligible for mileage accumulation and weighted trip count. Effective from April 1, 2013 (subject to the date of flight departure), D class has been realigned as discounted business class.
    • For calculation of weighted trips on SkyTeam partners' applicable flights, please refer to the SkyTeam partners mileage accrual chart.
  4. The following mileage or trips are excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications:
    • Connecting trips between Taipei and Kaohsiung.
    • Business Class flights taken by using discounted tickets or free tickets.
    • Extra mileage earned from promotions is excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications.
    • Mileage and trips earned by taking the code-shared flights of the non-SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • The miles earned from the partnership or promotions will not be regarded as flight mileage for the membership upgrade and renewal.

Validity Period

Two years from the effective date. If the renewal requirement is not met within the validity period, Emerald membership will automatically revert to Gold and the card number will remain unchanged.


Membership Renewal

Within the two-year validity period, Emerald Card members:

  1. Accumulate 80,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 40 or more eligible trips in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines; or
  3. Take a total of 70 or more qualified weighted trips with eligible flights in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
  4. If Emerald members who are qualified for the membership renewal do not receive the new membership card due to special circumstances, the validity period of their original card will be extended by another month.
  5. Effective from Aug 1, 2014, for elderly Paragon and Emerald Members aged 65 or over 65, the Paragon and Emerald membership status will be extended automatically. Explanation as below.

Senior Members
Gold Card

Gold Card

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Qualifications

Effective from December 1, 2014, Dynasty Card members who earn a specific amount of miles (flight mileage) by taking the scheduled international flights of China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines and the eligible flights of any SkyTeam partner airlines within 12 consecutive months (calculated from 1st day of first month till last day of 12th month) can upgrade to Gold Card members on the first day in next month when one of the following requirements is met.


Qualification for Membership Advancement
  1. Accumulate 30,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 10 or more eligible flights in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines;
  3. Take a total of 20 or more qualified weighted trips in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • Calculation of weighted trips on China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines: Each Premium Economy Class / Economy Class (booking class: W/U/E/Y/B/M/K/V/T/R/Q/H/N) is counted as 1 weighted trip and each Business Class (booking class: J/C/D*) is counted as 1.5 weighted trips.
    • Effective from December 1, 2014, Z class is realigned as the booking class for Premium Economy Class award ticket and is not eligible for mileage accumulation and weighted trip count. Effective from April 1, 2013 (subject to the date of flight departure), D class has been realigned as discounted business class.
    • For calculation of weighted trips on SkyTeam partners' applicable flights, please refer to the SkyTeam partners mileage accrual chart.
  4. The following mileage or trips are excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications.
    • Connecting trips between Taipei and Kaohsiung.
    • Trips taken using discounted, free or upgrade ward tickets.
    • Extra mileage earned from promotions is excluded from membership advancement or renewal qualifications.
    • Mileage and trips earned by taking the code-shared flights of the non-SkyTeam partner airlines.
    • The miles earned from the partnership or promotions will not be regarded as flight mileage for the membership upgrade and renewal.

Validity Period

Two years from the effective date. If the renewal requirement is not met within the validity period, Gold membership will automatically revert to Dynasty and the card number will remain unchanged.


Membership Renewal

Within the two-year validity period, Gold Card members:

  1. Accumulate 40,000 miles; or
  2. Log a record of 18 or more eligible trips in Business Class on China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines; or
  3. Take a total of 36 or more qualified weighted trips in Economy Class / Business Class / First Class on China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and SkyTeam partner airlines.
  4. If Gold card members who are qualified for the membership renewal do not receive the new membership card due to special circumstances, the validity of their original card will be extended by another month.

*A charge of 500 miles will be deducted when a Gold Card member requests membership card replacement. TWD300 (or the equivalent of USD10 in local currency) will be charged only if there is no sufficient mileage in the requesting member's account.

Dynasty Card

Dynasty Card

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Qualifications

Passengers at 2 years of age or above may become a Dynasty Card member after obtaining a membership card number.


Validity Period

No validity limit is imposed on Dynasty Card membership. If a Dynasty Card member does not accumulate any mileage within two consecutive years, China Airlines will cease to send any notices to the member.

  • Members at the age of 2 to 12 must register a guardian who must also be a DFP member.
  • For membership application and membership card replacement, Dynasty Card members can access the "Dynasty Member" page to print a paper membership card.

Senior Members
Effective from September 9, 2011, China Airlines' Dynasty Flyer members aged 65 or over 65 are entitled to the following benefits when traveling on China Airlines' and Mandarin Airlines' self-operated international scheduled flights. Booking with membership number in advanced is necessary:
  1. Preferred seating.
  2. Priority confirmation on upgrade waiting list.
  3. Priority airport check-in at business class counter.
  4. Priority baggage handling.
Members are welcomed to choose preferred seat by calling our local Member Service Hotline.

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