Air China Flights

Air China, officially known as Air China Limited, is one of China’s major airlines and the country’s flag carrier. The airline is headquartered in the Shunyi District of Beijing with primary hubs at the Beijing Capital International Airport and Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and a secondary hub at the Shanghai-Pudong International Airport. Some of Air China’s focus cities include Chongqing, Kunming and Xiamen.

Founded in 1988, Air China has since grown to a fleet size over 390 aircraft servicing over 200 destinations. Air China has carried over 90 million passengers both for domestic and international destinations. Some of Air China’s subsidiaries include the airlines – Shenzhen Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Dalian Airlines and Beijing Airlines.

Air China is a large international airline operating flights across Asia, North America, Western Europe and the Middle East. The airline is also a member of the global airline alliance group, Star Alliance, along with Air Macau, , Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines. Air China also has codeshare agreements with many airlines such as Cathay Pacific, Finnair, SilkAir and Virgin Atlantic.

Air China currently services passengers in Malaysia from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Some of the best deals on flights from Kuala Lumpur include flying to Lanzhou, Yinchuan, Urumqi and flights to Beijing.

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Why Fly Air China

Ways to Check-in

Air China provides passengers several ways to check-in for flights. Online check-in is available for passengers who purchased electronic tickets, both domestic and international flights, that originate from selected Chinese cities. Availability of the online check-in service varies depending on the departure city. It is recommended to check Air China’s official website for a list of cities where it is available and operating hours.

Self-service check-in is also available for domestic, regional and international flights but currently only at selected cities. Operating hours of these self-check-in kiosks will also vary depending on the airport. Again, it is best to check the airline’s official website for the details.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

Air China offers complimentary baggage allowance on their flights. The airline currently uses the weight concept. For domestic flights, Economy Class passengers are allowed up 20 kilogrammes (44 pounds), Business Class up to 30 kilogrammes (66 pounds) and First Class passengers are allowed to check-in up to 40 kilogrammes (88 pounds). For regional and international flights, Economy Class passengers are allowed one piece of luggage, or up to two pieces in selected routes, each not exceeding 23 kilogrammes (50 pounds) while Business and First Class passengers are allowed two pieces of luggage where each is not exceeding 32 kilogrammes (70 pounds).

For checked baggage, each piece of luggage should not exceed the maximum dimension size of 200cm (79 inches) for domestic flights and 158cm (62 inches) for international and regional flights. Excess baggage fees apply for those that exceed the weight or size limit.


Air China offers four types of cabin classes – Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First Class. Availability of cabin classes will depend on the flight route and assigned aircraft.

Economy Class passengers will be at ease during the flight with seats a comfortable 17 to 18 inches wide and a seat pitch of 30 to 33 inches. Premium Economy passengers will enjoy the added comfort of seats 18 to 19.3 inches wide and a seat pitch of 36 to 38 inches. Business Class passengers will further appreciate business class seats that are 20 to 22 inches wide and a seat pitch of 38 to 80 inches. Lastly, First Class passengers will have complete comfort on board with wider seats from 21 to 26.5 inches wide and a seat pitch of 80 to 83 inches.

In-flight Services

Air China offers complimentary in-flight dining serving nutritious gourmet cuisine crafted by many popular chefs to present a variety of local and international meals. Special meals are also available upon request before departure. A selection of cold and hot beverages are also available to complement the meals.

In-flight entertainment is also provided on Air China flights. The airline offers a variety of magazines and newspapers as well as an on-demand system for audio and video entertainment. Depending on the aircraft, flights will either have seatback monitors loaded with the on-demand entertainment system or will have an overhead TV showing popular programmes throughout the flight.

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