United Airlines, Air Canada and Air China have fares from $532 to $636 round trip from many USA airports to several cities in China. Here is what I have found and I am sure there are many more USA departure cities with these low fares. Earlier today I posted on several cities in Southeast Asia priced in the $500s round trip from New York JFK and Newark EWR including Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Ho Chi Minh City.
Many of you are probably bummed to see there was a mistake fare on an obscure OTA site at $270 round trip from PDX and SEA to China for a couple hours this morning, but at least you know these low fares in the $500s will be honored with purchases made on the airline’s own websites.
Last night I posted on American, Delta and United nonstop flights LAX to Tokyo NRT/HND for $588 round trip on nonstop flights. Looks like the alliance fare war theater has shifted to Asia for this weekend.
Departures Dates: Early September to early December
USA cities with low Star Alliance fares United/Air China/Air Canada
- Boston BOS
- Chicago ORD
- Denver DEN
- Las Vegas LAS
- Los Angeles LAX
- Newark EWR
- New York JFK
- Phoenix PHX
- Portland PDX
- San Diego SAN
- San Francisco SFO
- Seattle SEA
- Washington IAD
- Beijing PEK
- Chengdu CTU
- Guangzhou CAN
- Hong Kong HKG
- Shanghai PVG
- Xi’an XIY
Sample Fares (not a comprehensive list of all low fares available)
$604.26 San Francisco SFO – Chengdu CTU United Airlines Nov 20 – Dec 7
$636.66 San Francisco SFO – Hong Kong HKG United Airlines nonstop Nov 1-9
$582.69 Washington IAD – Beijing PEK Air Canada Oct 2-10 (Sep-Nov dates)
Air Canada Boston BOS – Beijing PEK
$531.20 Mon Oct 3 – Fri Oct 14
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