Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific

Earn and redeem miles with Cathay Pacific

Enjoy a world of travel to some 80 destinations in more than 30 countries with Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong’s flagship carrier and a founding member of the oneworld®


Earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles for travel on Cathay Pacific within Asia and between Asia and:

Affiliate airline

Earn miles

Earn elite-qualifying AAdvantage miles when you fly on Cathay Pacific marketed and operated flights as well as Cathay Pacific codeshare flights operated by oneworld carriers and affiliates. Simply:

Specific flights, routes or cities that are excluded from earning miles or award travel are listed as exceptions if applicable.

Details for earning miles

Class of service Purchased fares booked in Base miles (elite qualifying) Class of service bonus miles Elite qualifying points earned per mile
First A, F 100% 50% 1.50
Business C, D, I, J 100% 25% 1.50
Premium Economy W, R, Eˆ 100% 10% 1.50
Full-Fare Economy Y, B 100% 1.50
Economy H 100% 1.00
No Mileage Credit K, M, L, V, Q, S, G, N 0%

Travel ticketed as an American Airlines marketed flight (booked as an AA flight number) and operated by Cathay Pacific will earn AAdvantage base miles and elite qualifying miles, points and segments according to the AA mileage accrual chart.

Travel embargo dates

There are currently no travel embargo dates on Cathay Pacific.

Redeem miles

Use AAdvantage miles to book award travel on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair with one and Other Airline Awards which allow you to travel to and from your desired destination using any combination of our airline participants.

AAdvantage elite status member benefits

Travel on Cathay Pacific and its affiliate airline counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage elite status membership. AAdvantage Executive Platinum, Platinum and Gold members traveling on Cathay also enjoy:

Missing mileage credit

Please allow up to 30 days for AAdvantage mileage to automatically post to your account.

To request missing mileage credit for flights flown on Cathay Pacific, complete the mileage request form.

Contact information

AAdvantage Reservations

Cathay Pacific Airways
1-800-233-ASIA (2742)