Cathay Pacific Airways

Our partnership with Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific connects you to more than 90 destinations in 35 countries around the world from its major hub in Hong Kong. When you fly on Cathay Pacific, you can earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles, plus, enjoy the benefits of your AAdvantage® status.

Earn miles

You can earn AAdvantage® miles when you fly on Cathay Pacific marketed and operated flights and Cathay Pacific codeshare flights operated by oneworld® carriers.

Here's how:

  • Buy an eligible published fare ticket in an eligible booking code
  • Fly an eligible route

The number of miles you earn depends on the flight distance and the fare class of your ticket.

When you earn eligible AAdvantage® miles for travel on Cathay Pacific, you’ll also earn Loyalty Points that count toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status.

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Cabin Purchased fares booked in* Base miles Cabin bonus Loyalty Points
First A, F 100% 50% available
Business J, C, D, P, I 100% 25% available
Premium Economy W* 100% 10% available
Premium Economy R, E 100% Not available available
Economy Y 100% Not available available
Economy B, H 75% Not available available
Economy K, M, L, V, Q, S, G, N 0% Not available Not available

*Travel on Premium Economy fares booked in W on a flight operated by Cathay Pacific will earn an additional 10% cabin bonus with the exception of W fares between Hong Kong (HKG) and Bangkok (BKK), which will not earn a cabin bonus.

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For travel between August 1, 2016 and February 28, 2022 This content can be expanded

If the booking code for the ticket you buy isn’t listed in the tables, you won’t earn AAdvantage® miles or Loyalty Points.

Travel ticketed as an American Airlines marketed flight (booked as an AA flight number) and operated by Cathay Pacific will earn AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points according to the American mileage accrual chart.

American Airlines

Redeem miles

Use AAdvantage® miles to book award travel on Cathay Pacific, including itineraries with oneworld® and partner airlines.

AAdvantage® status benefits

When you fly on Cathay Pacific, your trip counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status and receiving additional benefits when traveling.

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