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Air China 2017 Baggage Allowance & Excess Luggage Fees

What is Air China's luggage allowance? Find out here.

what is air china's Carry on allowance?

Air China’s carry-on baggage allowance depends on the route you are travelling on and your fare type.

On domestic flights, those flying on Economy and Business Class tickets are permitted 1 item of luggage on board that weighs no more than 5 kg. On the same flights, First Class passengers may bring two pieces of luggage with them on board, each of which must weigh no more than 5 kg.

On international flights Air China’s baggage allowance permits Economy passengers to bring 1 item of hand luggage onto the plane with them. This item must weigh no more than 5 kg. First and Business Class passengers may bring up to 2 pieces of carry-on luggage, together weighing no more than 8 kg.

Each piece of hand luggage must not be larger than 55 x 40 x 20 cm (21 x 15 x 7 in).

If your bag exceeds Air China’s dimension or weight allowances, it must be checked into the hold.

what is air china's Checked baggage allowance?

Any item that is checked into the hold must weigh more than 2 kg (4.4 lbs) but not exceed 45 kg (99 lbs). The standard maximum weight of an item of hold luggage on international flights is 32 kg, but bags up to 45 kg may be accommodated at the discretion of airport and airline staff.

The maximum total dimensions of each item of luggage must not exceed 203 cm (79.9 in). Any item measuring less than 60 cm (23.6 in) cannot be checked into the hold.

There is a free baggage allowance included in all fares.

On domestic flights Air China’s baggage allowance permits Economy Class passengers to check 20 kg (44 lbs) of luggage. Each item must not exceed 100 x 60 x 40 cm (39.4 x 23.6 x 15.7 in). Infants in Economy Class are granted a 10 kg (22 lbs) allowance.

Business Class passengers can check 30 kg (66 lbs) and First Class passengers can check 40 kg (88 lbs).

On international flights between China and Japan and to/from America Air China’s baggage allowance permits Economy passengers to check up to two items of hold luggage, each weighing no more than 23 kg (50 lbs) and with total dimensions of no more than 158 cm (62 in). First and Business Class may check up to 2 pieces, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs) and measuring no more than 158 cm (62 in) in total.

Passengers with infants are allowed to bring one extra piece of luggage, the dimensions of which must not exceed 115 cm (45 in) in total, as well as a foldable bassinet or stroller.

On other international routes, Economy Class customers may check into the hold one piece of luggage weighing no more than 23 kg (50 lbs) and measuring no more than 158 cm (62 in) in total. This increases to 32 kg (70 lbs) on Premium Economy tickets. First and Business Class passengers may check up to 2 pieces, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs) and measuring no more than 158 cm (62 in) in total.

Air China’s luggage allowance permits passengers with infants to bring one extra piece of luggage, the dimensions of which must not exceed 115 cm (45 in) in total, plus a foldable stroller or bassinet.


what are air china's Excess baggage fees?

Should your baggage exceed weight or size restrictions you will be charged excess baggage fees.
On domestic routes you will be charged per kilogram. The fee is 1.5% of the published one-way Economy adult fare for the route you are travelling on.

On international routes you will be charged for extra bags over Air China’s baggage allowance, for a bag that is too heavy, or for a bag that is too large in size.

Prices differ depending on the route. For example: on a flight where Air China’s Economy checked baggage allowance is one piece, an extra bag will cost you 450 RMB or 70 USD and a bag that is too heavy or too large will cost 1000 RMB or 150 USD. A bag that is both too heavy and too large will cost 2000 RMB or 300 USD.

more airline baggage allowances:

Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance

Japan Airlines Baggage Allowance

British Airways Baggage Allowance

Air New Zealand Baggage Allowance

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