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Air China

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Find out more about our partnership with Air China.

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As the designated flag carrier of China, Air China serves 74 domestic and 38 international cities with an extensive network from Beijing hub, conveniently linking China and the world.

Earn miles

You will earn a percentage of the the miles you have flown depending on the cabin you are flying in. Please see the table below for more information.

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Cabin Booking Class % miles flown
First Class P,F 200% of miles flown
First Class A 150% of miles flown
Business Class J,C,D 150% of miles flown
Business Class Z,R 125% of miles flown
Economy Plus G 110% of miles flown
Economy Plus E 90% of miles flown
Economy Y,B 100% of miles flown
Economy M,U 75% of miles flown
H,Q,V,W,S,T 50% of miles flown
L,K 25% of miles flown

Miles will not be earned for travel in O, I, X ,N classes and any other not liested above.

Flying Club members can earn miles when travelling with Air China on their London-Beijing route. Miles cannot be earned on any other Air China route.

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Spend miles


Economy Class mileage*56,000 miles

Business Class mileage*63,000 miles

First Class mileage*75,000 miles

Rewards are available between London and Beijing only.

* Or equivalent class

To make a reservation, please contact your local Flying Club helpline

How to book

Earning miles:

Book your Air China flights directly on +44 207 744 0800 and remember to quote your Flying Club membership number.

Please show your Flying Club membership card at check in.

When claiming miles please keep all copies of your original tickets/e-tickets and boarding passes until the correct amount of miles appear on your account.  If the miles do not show on your account within six weeks, complete a claim missing miles form.

Please note: you must be logged in to your Flying Club account to view the Claim Missing Miles form.

Spending miles:

Please contact the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club team to check availability and to make a booking.

Terms and conditions

Earning miles:
If you're a member of one of our partner airlines' frequent flyer programmes, please note that you can only earn miles in one scheme for any particular flight.

Miles can be earned and redeemed on Air China's London to Beijing route only. Miles will be issued to Flying Club members when travelling in the Classes listed.

Miles will be earned for travel in T class bookings on or after 1 April 2016.

Miles will not be earned for travel in E, O, I, R, X, N classes and any other not listed above.

All flights on Air China code share services bearing the 'VS' flight number prefix on the London - Beijing route will earn miles.

Additional miles will not be earned for bookings that are subsequently upgraded to a higher class whereby an additional fare difference is paid.

Spending miles:
All mileage levels are for a return ticket excluding passenger taxes, duties, fees, charges and surcharges.

Blackout dates may apply.
Seats are subject to availability.

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