Alaska Airlines newest partner is Hainan Airlines

Alaska Airlines newest partner is Hainan Airlines

Today Alaska Airlines announced its newest partnership with the privately owned chinese carrier Hainan Airlines. From Seattle, Alaska’s home base, Hainan flies to Shanghai and Beijing.

Due to the new partnership you can new earn Mileage Plan miles on flights operated by Hainan Airlines. The earning chart looks pretty good. Most economy class fares earn 100% of the actual miles flown and premiums seats, Business Class and First Class earn miles flown plus a bonus. This bonus miles also count toward elite qualification.

Photo by Alaska Airlines

Photo by Alaska Airlines

According to Alaska’s website, eligible flights have to have flight numbers within the table below:

Hainan Airlines Eligible Flight Numbers

  • 0481 – 0499
  • 7000 – 7399
  • 7600 – 7999

Some deeply discounted, and industry fares are ineligible to earn miles.

To celebrate the new partnership you can new earn Double Miles on all eligible flights until October 31, 2015. Just register for the promotion by September 30, 2015. Double Miles don’t count towards elite qualification.

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