Hong Kong is a low fare destination with both Skyteam and Star Alliance offering discount economy class fares for travel from August 2015 into December 2015.
San Francisco to Hong Kong has been $575 for a couple days now with Korean Airlines in economy N booking class. This low fare also puts you in Seoul for overnight layovers on both inbound and outbound, which could be a bonus or a fare to stay away from, if you don’t want the Seoul layover.
On the miles front, Korean N class does not earn miles in Delta Skymiles. You can earn 50% miles with Alaska Mileage Plan. You can earn 70% flight miles with Korean Skypass for economy N class tickets.
Korean Airlines San Francisco – Hong Kong
$574.10 August 24 – September 1, 2015
San Francisco SFO – ICN Incheon, South Korea, – Hong Kong HKG
13,885 flight miles earns 9,720 Korean Skypass miles.
United and Korean Air had this route on sale for $547 to $565 in late March and United offered SFO-HKG nonstop for travel in April and May at the time.
United has SFO-HKG nonstop for $687 flying August 24-31 in economy K class, if you want to avoid overnight layovers in Seoul, Korea.
Los Angeles – Hong Kong $613 Air China
Star Alliance member airline Air China has the lowest fare today for tickets LAX-HKG at $613 with wide availability from August into December 2015.
Air China Los Angeles LAX – Beijing PEK – Hong Kong HKG
$612.10 August 24-31, 2015
Air China has the low fare, but there are other Star Alliance options with Asiana and United or Korean Airlines for Skyteam miles.
United $702 round trip routes via San Francisco for the United nonstop to Hong Kong. LAX-SFO-HKG-SFO-LAX.
Korean Air and Asiana have this route at $667 from LAX-HKG via Seoul ICN.
California to Hong Kong is a route with frequent discount rates. This is one of those good discount rate times to consider buying this fare if Hong Kong is in your plans for August to December 2015.