When Do Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Expire?

When your Cathay Pacific Asia Miles expire depends on when you earned your miles.

For miles earned before January 1, 2020, your miles expire three years after you earned the miles, with no way to extend the miles.

For miles earned after January 1, 2020, your miles expire 18 months after account inactivity, which can be extended every time you earn or redeem at least one Asia Mile.

Comparison of Mileage Expiration Policies

Below are the mileage expiration policies for the major airline points programs, so you can see how Cathay Pacific Asia Miles compares to the competition.

Airline Expiration
AEROMEXICO LOGO AeroMexico 24 months after inactivity
Air Canada Air Canada (Aeroplan) 18 months after inactivity
Air France Air France (Flying Blue) 24 months after inactivity
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines 24 months after inactivity
American Airlines American Airlines 18 months after inactivity
ANA ANA 36 months
Asiana Airlines Asiana Airlines 10 years
British Airways British Airways 36 months after inactivity
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines Never
Emirates logo Emirates 3 years
Etihad Etihad 24 months from inactivity
EVA Air EVA Air 36 months
Iberia logo Iberia 36 months after inactivity
Korean Air Korean Air 10 years
Lufthansa Lufthansa 36 months
Qantas Logo Qantas 18 months after inactivity
Qatar Airways logo Qatar Airways 36 months after inactivity
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines 36 months
Turkish Airlines logo Turkish Airlines 3 years
United Airlines logo United Airlines Never
Virgin Atlantic logo Virgin Atlantic Never