Hainan Airlines has low fares to many cities across China with nonstop flights to Beijing down to $468 round trip Seattle SEA and $498 from San Jose SJC with flight connections to a dozen other airports priced in $500s and low $600s round trip.
Hainan Airlines with USA partner Alaska Airlines has Shanghai PVG on sale from many other cities across the USA connecting domestically on Alaska via Seattle to the nonstop Beijing, China flight with Hainan. Seattle is as low as $508 on Hainan Airlines website for SEA-Shanghai. San Jose SJC is $513 for Shanghai.
The major airlines have lower fares to Shanghai from several cities like LAX, SFO, Portland PDX and Boston, but the fares from many other cities across the USA participating in this sale are hundreds of dollars lower flying Alaska/Hainan to China compared to the major carriers.
Hainan flies from Seattle, San Jose and Chicago to Beijing nonstop.Alaska Airlines flies to Seattle from several other USA airports for Hainan Airlines nonstop flights to Beijing and connections to other airports in China.
Loyalty Traveler – Hainan $493 Chicago to Shanghai and CAN/CTU/FOC Aug-Dec (Aug 16).
Here are other cities where I found low Hainan fares for Alaska Airlines to Seattle and Hainan to China. There are probably many more cities with low fares.
San Jose, California SJC – China Google Flights Fare map filtered for Hainan Airlines Oct 26 – Nov 6
SJC – Shanghai SHA $513 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Fuzhou FOC $513 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Chengdu CTU $513 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Dalian DLC $533 (Sep 26-Oct 7)
SJC – Wuhan WUH $533 (Sep 26-Oct 7)
SJC – Chongqing CKG $533 (Sep 26-Oct 7)
SJC – Xi’an XIY $533 (Sep 26-Oct 7)
SJC – Hong Kong $568 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Wenzhou WNZ $613 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Harbin HRB $613 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
SJC – Sanya SYX $673 (Oct 26-Nov 6)
Seattle SEA Hainan Flights to China
Google Flights Fare map Mon Sep 26 – Fri Oct 7
SEA – Beijing PEK $468 (Sep 26-Oct 7)
Alaska Airlines/Hainan Seattle Connection Lowest Fares to Shanghai from These USA Cities
Fares shown link to Google Flights low fare dates, then you can search fares for other dates in calendar mode.
Portland PDX – Shanghai PVG $553 (Delta and United have lower fares to Shanghai)
Hainan Airlines ticket $572.33 round trip
Denver DEN – Seattle SEA (Alaska Airlines) – Beijing PEK (Hainan) – Shanghai (Hainan) – PEK – SEA – DEN
Sunday Oct 2 – Monday Oct 10
Loyalty Traveler list of Airfare Deals.