$1300 Roundtrip Business Class Fares to China

With half a dozen Chinese airlines flying to the U.S. in addition to three U.S. airlines flying to China — and with China’s carriers growing capacity from secondary cities — fares to China are some of the lowest in the world. That occasionally includes business class fares. But $1300 roundtrip? That’s insane.

SkyTeam member and Delta partner China Southern — which is part-owned by American Airlines — is launching three times weekly service between Los Angeles and Shenyang. They offer connections beyond Shenyang. And the fares are rock bottom cheap.

Here’s what one-stop Los Angeles – Shanghai on China Southern looks like in March.

Those Shenyang connections are offering $1307 business class roundtrips, for instance.

Other destinations in China are available, for instance here’s $1305 roundtrip for Beijing:

Key details of fare basis IPTUC:

  • 3 month maximum stay
  • Travel to China not permitted January 1 – 10, January 23 – February 5, June 29 – August 25
  • Fare valid for outbound travel December 25 – February 8, February 20 – March 31
  • $100 fee for change or refund

Most partner frequent flyer programs credit these fares at 100% of distance flown.

(HT: One Mile at a Time)

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  1. We should be seeing many more deals to China, the tariffs are really affecting biz travel right now. Many empty seats!!!

  2. the price seems be work for both US-CN and CN-US. Then again, coach price for Dec-Jan roundtrip is only $430+ everything included, so extra $1000 for biz.

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