Round-trip from Chicago to Beijing for $489. Looks like this deal is available all the way through April and into May. If you do a quick Google Flight search, you’ll see the prices for departure and return in the calendar view. As an example, I looked up a departure and return from November 28th-December 7th:
This flight can also be booked using Chase Ultimate Rewards points. If you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve, it comes out to 32,537 points per person (1.5 points per cent). This is an amazing deal and a great way to maximize value of UR. If you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, this would come out to 39,120 points per person (1.2 points per cent). This is still a very good deal. Hainan Airlines flies this route using the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It’s a very comfortable flight even in economy.