EARN Status credits & VELOCITY POINTS WITH hainan airlines

Hainan plane

Velocity is proud to partner with Hainan Airlines, Hainan’s largest airline and fourth largest Chinese airline.

Our partnership allows you to earn Velocity Points and Status Credits when flying on eligible Hainan Airlines operated flights and fare classes within or between Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). You can also redeem Velocity Points on all eligible Hainan Airlines operated flights

Earning Status Credits will allow you to maintain or upgrade your Velocity status level.

HOW MANY status credits will i earn?

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible fare class on Hainan Airlines operated flights, with a HU or VA flight number1 . The Status Credits you earn will depend on where you fly and the fare purchased.

Calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by:

  • Using our Mileage Calculator to determine the number of miles you are flying
  • Refering to the table below with your chosen Fare Type

You can also keep track of your Status Credits in My Velocity.

 

Hainan business class

Status credits cannot be earned on Hainan Airlines operated flights outside Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

Hainan Airlines Status Credits earn rate with a VA flight number

One-Way Miles
(Zone)
GETAWAY/
ELEVAte

freedom

PREMIUM SAVER/PREMIUM

BUSINESS SAVER/BUSINESS

0 - 750 (1) 10 20 30 40
751 - 1,500 (2) 15 30 45 60
1,501 - 3,000 (3) 20 40 60 80
3,001 - 5,000 (4) 30 60 90 120
5,001 - 8,000 (5) 40 80 120 160
8,001+ (6) 50 100 150 200

Hainan Airlines Status Credits earn rate with a HU flight number

One-Way Miles
(Zone)
Economy*

Economy^

Business Class

0 - 750 (1) 10 20 40
751 - 1,500 (2) 15 30 60
1,501 - 3,000 (3) 20 40 80
3,001 - 5,000 (4) 30 60 120
5,001 - 8,000 (5) 40 80 160
8,001+ (6) 50 100 200

Domestic flights Note: 
Eligible fare classes for Economy Class* are L, M, Q, P, X, U
Eligible fare classes for Economy Class^ are Y, B, H, K, W
Eligible fare classes for Business Class Flexible are C, D, Z, I, R

International flights Note:
Eligible fare classes for Economy Class* are L, M, X, V, N, W, U
Eligible fare classes for Economy Class^ are Y, B, H, K
Eligible fare classes for Business Class Flexible are C, D, Z, I, R

HOW MANY VELOCITY POINTS WILL I EARN?

Earn Points per mile flown when you travel in an eligible class on Hainan Airlines operated flights, with a HU or VA flight number1.

The number of Velocity Points you earn with Hainan Airlines is based on the fare class and the number of miles you are travelling, so the higher your fare type, the more Points you earn. ​​​​​​

Use our Mileage calculator to determine the number of miles you will fly. Then, refer to the tables below to check your Points earn rate.

Hainan Airlines OPERATED FLIGHTS WITH A VA FLIGHT NUMBER

What is a VA flight number?  A VA flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Virgin Australia. Your flight number will be listed as VA followed by a set of numbers (e.g. VA 024). You can book a flight with a VA flight number on the Virgin Australia website1.

Explore the network that the Virgin Australia and Hainan Airlines partnership offers.

Velocity Points cannot be earned on Hainan Airlines operated flights outside Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

Fare type
Virgin Australia (VA) Fare Class
Points earn rate per mile
Business; Business Saver
J, C, D, I 2 Velocity Points
Economy Freedom
Y, B, H, K 1 Velocity Point
ECONOMY ELEVATE/ GETAWAY/ Group travel L, E, N, V, Q, M 0.5 Velocity Points


EARN MORE WITH VELOCITY STATUS

Platinum, Gold and Silver members travelling on a Hainan Airlines operated flight with a VA flight number, earn a Points bonus on miles flown in addition to the Base Points2 earned. Silver members earn 50% bonus Points; Gold members earn 75% bonus Points and Platinum members earn 100%  bonus Points on top of the base Points rate. 

Hainan Airlines OPERATED FLIGHTS WITH A HU FLIGHT NUMBER

What is an HU flight number?  A HU flight number is a flight where the marketing carrier is Hainan Airlines. Your flight number will be listed as HU followed by a set of numbers (e.g. HU 232). You can book a flight with a HU flight number on the Hainan Airlines website1.

To ensure you earn Velocity Points, make sure you enter your Velocity membership number when making your booking. Alternatively, call the Hainan Airlines contact centre directly or present you Velocity membership card at check in. 

FARE TYPE
FARE CLASS
POINTS EARN RATE PER MILE
BUSINESS CLASS
C 3 Velocity Points
BUSINESS CLASS
D 2 Velocity Points
BUSINESS CLASS
Z 1.5 Velocity Points
BUSINESS CLASS
I 1.25 Velocity Points
BUSINESS CLASS
R 1.0 Velocity Point
ECONOMY
Y 1.25 Velocity Point
ECONOMY
B, H, K
1 Velocity Point
ECONOMY (DOMESTIC FLIGHTS ONLY)
W
1 Velocity Point
ECONOMY
L, M
0.75 Velocity Points
ECONOMY (DOMESTIC FLIGHTS ONLY)
Q
0.75 Velocity Points
ECONOMY
X, U
0.50 Velocity Points
ECONOMY (INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ONLY)
V, N, W
0.50 Velocity Points
ECONOMY (DOMESTIC FLIGHTS ONLY)
P
0.50 Velocity Points

Velocity Points and Status Credits cannot be earned on:
- Reward Seat bookings
- Fare classes other than as specified above
- Codeshare flights (any flight with an HU flight number that is operated by an airline other than Hainan Airlines or Virgin Australia)
- Hainan Airlines operated flights outside Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).
- Upgraded fares: Members travelling on upgraded fares that were purchased with Points or by bidding for an upgrade will earn as per the rules of the original fare class purchased.

REDEEM VELOCITY POINTS WITH Hainan airlines

Economy seats on Hainan Airlines

REDEEM POINTS online

You can redeem online your Points for a Rewards Seat on flights with Hainan Airlines. Redeem online - 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Redeem now

 

ENJOY VELOCITY STATUS BENEFITS WITH Hainan Airlines

Enjoy benefits that are tailored to your Velocity membership level.

Carry your Velocity membership card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with Hainan Airlines.

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Silver status

Benefits of flying with a Velocity Silver Status on Hainan Airlines3:

 Up to 50% Bonus Points4
 
Priority Check-in
 Additional checked baggage up to 20kgs or one additional bag (up to 23kgs in Economy Class and 32kgs in Business Class)

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Gold status

Benefits of flying with a Velocity Gold Status on Hainan Airlines3:

 Up to 75% Bonus Points4
Priority Check-in 
 Hainan Airlines Lounge Access
 Priority Boarding
 Additional checked baggage up to 30kgs or one additional bag (up to 23kgs in Economy Class and 32kgs in Business Class)

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Platinum status

Benefits of flying with a Velocity Platinum Status on Hainan Airlines3:

 Up to 100% Bonus Points4
Priority Check-in
 Hainan Airlines Lounge Access
 Priority Boarding
 Additional checked baggage up to 30kgs or one additional bag (up to 23kgs in Economy Class and 32kgs in Business Class)

CLaim missing points

To ensure you automatically earn Velocity Points on your eligible travel, add your Velocity membership number to your booking prior to travel. You can add your Velocity membership number when you book your flight or call the airline directly to get it added to your booking or present your Velocity membership card at check-in.
It can take up to 14 days after your flight for your Points to be added to your Account. 

Flown recently and missing some Points?

If your Points have not been credited after 14 days, or if you forgot to add your Velocity mebership number prior to travelling, you can sumbit a missing Points claim by logging into your Velocity Account and following the steps provided.

Submit a missing points claim

  • 1. Earn rates are correct as at 8 May 2019 and are subject to change. Flights are governed by the operating carrier's terms and conditions, which can be viewed on the operating carrier's websites. Members travelling on Upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of Upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Points based on originally purchased fare classes. Check the Velocity Terms and Conditions for details about earning Points.

    2.   Base Points refers to the minimum number of Points that can be earned for an eligible activity or transaction by a Red member.

    3.  Status benefits are received on all eligible Hainan Airlines operated flights within or between Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). Members need to present their membership card to receive the benefits.

    4. When travelling on a Hainan Airlines operated flight with a VA flight number.