HX - any experience with redeeming points?

Old Feb 13, 19, 9:36 am
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HX - any experience with redeeming points?

How easy/difficult is it to redeem points from Fortune Wings Club to get a long haul business class ticket (SFO or LAX)?
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Old Sep 2, 19, 1:45 pm
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Wanted to bump this back up. Dealing with HK airlines can be trying. Any advice out there?
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Old Nov 28, 19, 3:10 pm
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Another bump - now only LAX flights left. Anyone with experience?
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Old Nov 29, 19, 5:16 am
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Originally Posted by 1k650 View Post
Another bump - now only LAX flights left. Anyone with experience?
I would not count on HX flying for long.
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Old Nov 29, 19, 12:16 pm
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I've not checked in the last six months or so, but the last time I did they had no flights available to anywhere for the following six weeks. Used online chat and the agent said that the award inventory is not always included with their inventory updates, so award inventory goes to zero and I should just check back every day for a few weeks. I checked a year ago specifically for a couple of China to HKG routes and again nothing available in any class for like two months. I've given up on them.

Anyone with more recent experience? Maybe with their flights being lighter they are allowing more redemptions? Fares to China have certainly dropped like a stone and I've been on a few that were probably just under half full..
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Old Dec 2, 19, 7:37 am
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I have given up on them also, going to burn all of their miles on AS before they go bankrupt
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Old Dec 3, 19, 3:06 am
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Originally Posted by Jma12 View Post
I have given up on them also, going to burn all of their miles on AS before they go bankrupt
Fortune Wings is the FFP of the Hainan Airlines Group, so even if HK Airlines folds Fortune Wings will still exist, and your points/miles will still be valid for flights on other airlines in the conglomerate and its partners (including AS).
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Old Dec 3, 19, 8:02 am
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Fortune Wings is the FFP of the Hainan Airlines Group, so even if HK Airlines folds Fortune Wings will still exist, and your points/miles will still be valid for flights on other airlines in the conglomerate and its partners (including AS).
Would a HK collapse have an effect on HU, and if yes, to what extent?
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