On March 21, China Southern Airlines official website announced that since March 20, 2019 (including), China Southern Airlines and American Airlines have cooperated with frequent passengers throughout the network to provide mileage accrual and free tickets for both members in the entire route network.
Guangzhou – China Southern Airlines, the largest airline in the People’s Republic of China, is pleased to announce a major expansion of its partnership with American Airlines with the launch of reciprocal frequent flyer benefits which include both accrual and redemption of mileage for free flights.
Beginning Wednesday, March 20, China Southern and American will launch a network-wide, frequent flyer partnership where members of the AAdvantage program and China Southern Airlines’ Sky Pearl Club can enjoy accrual and redemption benefits of each other airline.
Sky Pearl Club mileage may be accrued on more than 6,700 daily American Airlines flights to more than 350 worldwide destinations and Sky Pearl Club members may redeem their FFP mileage on AA flights.
Concurrently, AAdvantage members can accrue AAdvantage mileage on more than 3,000 daily China Southern Airlines flights to more than 224 worldwide destinations and can likewise redeem their AAdvantage mileage on China Southern flights.
This new frequent flyer partnership between China Southern Airlines and American Airlines will provide Sky Pearl Club members with more opportunities to accrue and redeem their valuable mileage and enjoy a new world of travel opportunities.
China Southern Airlines members take the cumulative proportion of American Airlines.
At present, China Southern has signed strategic cooperation agreements with American Airlines, Emirates and Finnair. China Southern Airlines said that the code sharing cooperation between China Southern Airlines and Emirates Airlines is advancing, and the cooperation route is expected to be launched on March 31. Future passengers can transit through Dubai to 3 African cities and 5 Middle Eastern cities. The cooperation route between China Southern Airlines and Finnair is scheduled to be officially launched on April 10 this year. Passengers can transfer to Helsinki to 15 European cities such as Copenhagen and Stockholm, and transfer to Guangzhou, Nanjing and other 8 Chinese cities, as well as Sydney and Auckland.