[FARE GONE] American / Delta – $667 – $699: Los Angeles / Philadelphia / Miami / Dallas / Phoenix / Seattle – Shanghai / Beijing, China. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

American and Delta is putting China on sale from American hubs to Shanghai and Beijing. American is NOT available from Dallas but is available from the other cities listed. This is also available on American out of Seattle

Availability from:

  • Los Angeles [LAX] – American and Delta
  • Dallas [DFW] – Delta only
  • Philadelphia [PHL] – American and Delta
  • Phoenix [PHX] – American and Delta
  • Miami [MIA] – American and Delta
  • Seattle [SEA] – American

Update 9/11/2015 @ 5:05PM Eastern – fare gone

Shanghai, China - Photo: Wilson Hui via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Shanghai, China – Photo: Wilson Hui via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Los Angeles to Shanghai
  • October 1st – 8th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound until December 10th. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: LAX
      • For availability from other cities, replace LAX with airport code listed above
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=Q
      • For Delta availability, replace aa+ /f bc=Q with dl+ /f bc=V on the Outbound and Return Advanced Routing Code fields
    • Destination: PVG
      • For Beijing availability, replace PVG with PEK on the Destination: field
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=Q
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • American: Q
  • Delta: V

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $589


  • LAX – PVG (Shanghai) – LAX



  • Miles Flown: 12,934 miles or 5.1 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 12,934 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 12,934 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “More Options” and  enter  “American”  or “Delta” on the Airline textbox.



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