Jun122016

American $609 Houston IAH to Hong Kong and Tyler TYR too

American Airlines has a $609 fare with good availability from Houston IAH to Hong Kong HKG for departures from the last week of August to early December, then mid-January – May 6, 2017. The $609 fare is not available from Dallas DFW. Low fare from Dallas DFW to Hong Kong is a staggering $1,173 during this same time frame.

For Dallas area folks, there is a $609 ticket price available from Tyler TYR, 100 miles east of Dallas. American Airlines TYR – DFW – HKG is $609 round trip.

American Airlines  Houston IAH – Dallas DFW – Hong Kong HKG

$608.26  Tue Sep 6 – Tue Sep 13

IAH-HKG $609 AA Sep

IAH-DFW-HKG-DFW-IAH = 16,694 flight miles.

American Airlines  Houston IAH – Dallas DFW – Hong Kong HKG

$612.76  Sat Oct 1 – Sat Oct 8

TYR-HKG $613 AA Oct 1-8

TYR-DFW-LAX-HKG-DFW-TYR = 16,822 miles.

AAdvantage elite members earn an additional 796 EQM for the TYR-DFW-TYR 102-mile flight segments with AAdvantage 500-EQM minimum per segment rule. This TYR-HKG $609 ticket earns 17,618 EQM for elite members, despite only earning 2,580 + elite level bonus redeemable miles in the new AAdvantage program after August 1, 2016 for this $516 base fare ticket.

Wow. That is a lot of miles on a low fare to Hong Kong. This looks like a good deal for someone who wants to earn AAdvantage elite with 2016 cheap flights before the frequent flyer program goes revenue based for elite status in 2017.

There are loads of available dates for this low fare.

Google Flights Fare Calendar for Tyler, Texas TYR – Hong Kong HKG

September – October 2016

TYR-HKG Google Flights fares Sep-Oct

Google Flights Fare Calendar for Houston, Texas IAH – Hong Kong HKG

March – April 2016

IAH-HKG Google Flights Fares Mar-Apr

These low fares are available on most dates Feb-April 2017.

Loyalty Traveler curated Airfare Deals and Google Flights and Kayak Explore tutorials.

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Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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