Airfare of the Day: American Airlines PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS San Francisco CA (SFO), United States to Hong Kong SAR (HKG), PRC from $995 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their premium economy class round trip fares between San Francisco and Hong Kong.

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Fare Details:

  • Fare: American (AA) NLX08CN1 SFO to HKG
  • Booking class: N,P (premium economy class)
  • Price: from $995 (from $801 Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges).
  • Day/Time restrictions: permitted MON through THU on each transpacific sector.
  • Seasonal restrictions: permitted 27APR 18 through 23MAY 18 or 15AUG 18 through 09DEC 18 or 01JAN 19 through 23MAY 19 on the outbound transpacific sector.
  • Flight restrictions: the fare component must include travel via each transpacific sector on any AA flight operated by AA.
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations are required for all sectors.
  • Minimum stay requirements: travel from last stopover must commence no earlier than 12 hours after arrival at turnaround.
  • Maximum stay requirements: travel from last stopover must commence no later than 6 months after departure from fare origin.
  • Stopovers: 2 stopovers permitted on the pricing unit – 1 in each direction at the gateway in area 3 at USD 100.00 each.
  • Transfers: 2 transfers permitted in each direction free.
  • Blackout dates: if the fare component includes travel via Hong Kong, SAR, China on any AA flight operated by AA, from area 1 – travel is not permitted 07OCT 16 through 09OCT 16 or 16DEC 16 through 18DEC 16 or 04FEB 17 through 05FEB 17 or 10MAY 17 through 15JUN 17 or 06OCT 17 through 08OCT 17 or 15DEC 17 through 17DEC 17 or 22DEC 17 through 23DEC 17. To area 1 – travel is not permitted 23SEP 16 through 25SEP 16 or 30SEP 16 through 02OCT 16 or 01JAN 17 through 05JAN 17 or 20JAN 17 through 21JAN 17 or 27JAN 17 through 28JAN 17 or 10MAY 17 through 20aug 17 or 22SEP 17 through 24SEP 17 or 29SEP 17 through 01OCT 17.
  • Travel restrictions: do not apply.
  • Sales restrictions: tickets must be issued on AA or JL. Tickets must be issued on/before 29JUN 18.
  • Cancellations: ticket is non-refundable in case of cancel/no-show/refund.
  • Changes: charge USD 250.00 for reissue/revalidation.

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The following accruals were estimated using wheretocredit calculator for SFO-LAX-HKG round trip travel on AA marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.

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