Awards Charts

You can have the flexibility to redeem your miles for our range of flight awards. Please use the Flight Award Finder to find out how many miles you will need for your flight. You can redeem flight awards for Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, British Airways or Qantas Airways directly at cathaypacific.com and/or dragonair.com now; or fill in the Airline Award Request form for travelling on other carriers.

Asia Miles Awards Chart

This awards chart applies to redemption for single or mixed (two) carrier awards. For mixed carrier awards, Cathay Pacific or Dragonair must be included.

 
Award Zone
S
A
B
C
D
E
F
Distance in actual miles
0 - 600
601 - 1,200
1,201 - 2,500
2,501 - 5,000
5001 - 7,500
7,501 - 10,000
10,001*
Awards type Asia Miles required to claim award
Standard Awards
One-way Economy Class
10,000
15,000
20,000
25,000
40,000
55,000
70,000
Economy Class
15,000
20,000
30,000
45,000
60,000
90,000
110,000
One-way Premium Economy Class
12,000
18,000
24,000
30,000
48,000
66,000
84,000
Premium Economy Class
18,000
24,000
36,000
54,000
72,000
108,000
132,000
One-way Business Class
20,000
25,000
30,000
45,000
70,000
85,000
110,000
Business Class
30,000
40,000
50,000
80,000
120,000
145,000
175,000
One-way First Class
25,000
30,000
40,000
70,000
105,000
130,000
160,000
First Class
40,000
55,000
70,000
120,000
180,000
220,000
260,000
Priority Awards*
One-way Economy Class
25,000
30,000
40,000
70,000
105,000
130,000
160,000
Economy Class
40,000
55,000
70,000
120,000
180,000
220,000
260,000
One Class Upgrade Awards
(Upgrade Awards are only applicable from Economy Class to Business Class for flights without Premium Economy Class)
One-way upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy Class
5,000
7,500
10,000
12,500
20,000
27,500
35,000
Upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy Class
7,500
10,000
15,000
22,500
30,000
45,000
55,000
One-way upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class
5,000
7,500
10,000
12,500
20,000
27,500
35,000
Upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class
7,500
10,000
15,000
22,500
30,000
45,000
55,000
One-way upgrade from Economy to Business Class
12,500
12,500
17,500
30,000
40,000
45,000
55,000
Upgrade from Economy to Business Class
20,000
20,000
30,000
50,000
70,000
80,000
100,000
One-way upgrade from Business to First Class
17,500
20,000
25,000
35,000
50,000
60,000
70,000
Upgrade from Business to First Class
30,000
35,000
45,000
60,000
85,000
105,000
120,000
Companion Ticket Awards
Business Class Companion
20,000
25,000
35,000
50,000
75,000
95,000
115,000
First Class Companion
30,000
35,000
45,000
75,000
110,000
145,000
160,000

* Priority Awards give you a better chance of getting a seat on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flights during peak-travel periods. Redeeming a round-trip Priority Award or combining a one-way Priority Award with a Standard Award may provide better flexibility.

General Conditions

  1. Award zones are based on the one-way distance between the origin airport and destination airport. If connecting sectors are involved, the sector distances should be added together to determine the total one-way distance and the applicable award zone. Unless indicated otherwise, the awards in the table apply to round-trip flights.
  2. Award zone "S" is not applicable to one-way tickets on Aer Lingus. Award zones "S" and "A" are not applicable for Alaska Airlines flights to or from Mexico with sector distances of less than 1,200 miles.
  3. Awards are not available on any codeshare flights. 
  4. Mixed class and mixed carrier awards do not apply to class upgrades and companion tickets. 
  5. (Effective 5 December 2012) For Cathay Pacific flights without Premium Economy Class, upgrading from Economy to Business Class is allowed.
  6. For British Airways flights without Premium Economy Class (World Traveller Plus), upgrading from Economy to Business is allowed.
  7. Fees and taxes imposed by government, other authority, or by the operator of an airport are HKD50.00 or more, and additional carrier-imposed charges, surcharges or fees of HKD193.00 or more will apply. The actual required miles and government and airport taxes/fees plus all carrier-imposed surcharges for all passengers will be advised at the time of booking.
  8. Other airline award redemption terms and conditions apply.

Airline Partners Awards Chart

Awards options / Airlines One-way First, Business and Economy Class One-way Premium Economy Class Round-trip First, Business and Economy Class Round-trip Premium Economy Class
EI Y1   Y1  
AB Y1   Y1  
CA Y   Y  
NZ Y1,8   Y1,8  
AS Y2   Y2  
AA Y   Y  
BA Y Y Y Y
CX Y Y Y Y
MU Y   Y  
KA Y   Y  
AY     Y1  
GF Y   Y  
IB     Y1  
JL     Y  
9W Y   Y  
LA     Y  
MH Y   Y  
QF Y Y Y Y
QR Y   Y  
BI Y1   Y1  
RJ     Y1  
S7       Y1
US Y   Y  
JJ Y   Y  
UL Y1   Y1  

Awards options / Airlines One-way upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy Class One-way upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class One-way upgrade from Economy to Business Class One-way upgrade from Business to First Class
EI        
AB        
CA        
NZ        
AS        
AA        
BA        
CX Y3 Y3 Y3 Y3
MU        
KA     Y4 Y4
AY        
GF        
IB        
JL        
9W        
LA        
MH        
QF        
QR        
BI        
RJ        
S7        
US        
JJ        
UL        

Awards options / Airlines Upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy Class Upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class Upgrade from Economy to Business Class Upgrade from Business to First Class
EI        
AB        
CA        
NZ        
AS        
AA     Y5 Y5
BA Y6 Y6 Y6 Y6
CX Y3 Y3 Y3 Y3
MU        
KA     Y4 Y4
AY        
GF        
IB        
JL        
9W        
LA        
MH        
QF        
QR        
BI        
RJ        
S7        
US        
JJ        
UL        

Awards options / Airlines One-way and round-trip Priority Award First and Business Class companion travel Asia Miles mixed carrier awards7 oneworld Multi-Carrier award
EI     Y  
AB     Y Y
CA        
NZ     Y8  
AS     Y  
AA     Y Y
BA   Y Y Y
CX Y Y Y Y
MU   Y    
KA Y Y Y Y
AY     Y Y
GF     Y  
IB     Y Y
JL     Y Y
9W        
LA     Y Y
MH     Y Y
QF     Y Y
QR     Y Y
BI     Y  
RJ     Y Y
S7       Y
US     Y Y
JJ     Y Y
UL     Y Y


EI = Aer Lingus JL = Japan Airlines
AB = airberlin 9W = Jet Airways
CA = Air China LA = LAN
NZ = Air New Zealand MH = Malaysia Airlines
AS = Alaska Airlines QF = Qantas Airways
AA = American Airlines QR = Qatar Airways
BA = British Airways BI = Royal Brunei Airlines
CX = Cathay Pacific Airways RJ = Royal Jordanian Airlines
MU = China Eastern Airlines S7 = S7 Airlines
KA = Dragonair UL = SriLankan Airlines
AY = Finnair JJ = TAM
GF = Gulf Air US = US Airways
IB = Iberia  

1 First Class is not available for Aer Lingus (EI), airberlin(AB), Air New Zealand (NZ), Finnair (AY), Iberia (IB), Royal Brunei Airlines (BI), Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ), S7 Airlines (S7) or SriLankan Airlines.
2 Business Class is not available for Alaska Airlines (AS).
3 For Cathay Pacific flights, only fare classes Y, B, H, K and M are eligible for Economy to Premium Economy Class Upgrade Awards. Only fare classes W and R are eligible for Premium Economy to Business Class Upgrade Awards. Upgrade Awards are only applicable from Economy Class to Business Class for flights without Premium Economy Class. Only fare classes J, C, D and I are eligible for Business to First Class Upgrade Awards.
4 For Dragonair flights, only fare classes Y, B, H, K and M are eligible for Economy to Business Class Upgrade Awards. Only fare classes J, C, D and I are eligible for Business to First Class Upgrade Awards.
5 For American Airlines, only fare classes Y, B and H are eligible for Economy to Business Class Upgrade Awards. Only fare classes J, D and I are eligible for Business Class to First Class Upgrade Awards.
6 For British Airways, only fare classes Y, B and H are eligible for Economy Class to Premium Economy Class (World Traveller Plus Class) Upgrade Awards. Only fare classes W, T and E are eligible for Premium Economy Class (World Traveller Plus Class) to Business Class Upgrade Awards. Upgrade Awards are only applicable from Economy Class to Business Class upgrades for flights without Premium Economy Class (World Traveller Plus). Only fare classes J, C, D, I and R are eligible for Business Class to First Class Upgrade Awards.
7 Mixed carrier award refers to a one-way or round-trip award ticket which involves Cathay Pacific plus 1 other Asia Miles airline partner. Mixed carrier awards do not apply to class upgrades and companion awards.
8 Available from 31 January 2013 for sectors between Auckland and Hong Kong only.


*As of 28 August 2010, Mexicana Airlines has suspended all operations until further notice. Asia Miles members cannot earn or redeem miles on Mexicana until further notice.

oneworld Multi-Carrier Awards Chart

This awards chart is applicable when you redeem a round-trip award ticket with an itinerary which covers:

  • Two oneworld alliance airlines, where Cathay Pacific or Dragonair is not included; or
  • Three or more oneworld alliance airlines when Cathay Pacific or Dragonair is included.

You can choose from all oneworld alliance airlines on one award with a maximum distance range of up to 50,000 miles.

Award Zone
Distance in
actual miles
Asia Miles required to claim award/ award type
Economy Class
Business Class
First Class
01
0 - 1,000
30,000
55,000
70,000
02
1,001 - 1,500
30,000
60,000
80,000
03
1,501 - 2,000
35,000
65,000
90,000
04
2,001 - 4,000
35,000
70,000
95,000
05
4,001 - 7,500
60,000
80,000
105,000
06
7,501 - 9,000
60,000
85,000
115,000
07
9,001 - 10,000
65,000
95,000
130,000
08
10,001 - 14,000
85,000
115,000
155,000
09
14,001 - 18,000
90,000
135,000
190,000
10
18,001 - 20,000
95,000
140,000
205,000
11
20,001 - 25,000
110,000
160,000
235,000
12
25,001 - 35,000
130,000
190,000
275,000
13
35,001 - 50,000
150,000
220,000
335,000

Conditions

  1. The awards zone is determined by the actual miles flown in all of the sectors of your itinerary.
  2. You can make a maximum of five stopovers, two transfers and two open-jaws at either origin, en-route or turnaround point, subject to airline partners' terms and conditions.
  3. Fees and taxes imposed by government, other authority, or by the operator of an airport are HKD50.00 or more, and additional carrier-imposed charges, surcharges or fees of HKD193.00 or more will apply. The actual required miles and government and airport taxes/fees plus all carrier-imposed surcharges for all passengers will be advised at the time of booking.
  4. All award travel terms and conditions apply.