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2017 Air China Baggage Allowance & Excess Luggage Fees

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

air china baggage allowance

Air China Baggage Allowance

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air china 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 one item of carry-on luggage that weighs no more than 5 kg (11 lbs). 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 (11 lbs).

On international flights:

Air China’s baggage allowance permits Economy passengers to bring one item of hand luggage onto the plane with them. This item must weigh no more than 5 kg (11 lbs). First and Business Class passengers may bring up to two pieces of carry-on luggage, together weighing no more than 8 kg (17 lbs).

Each piece of carry on must be no 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.

air china Checked baggage allowance

There is a free baggage allowance included in all Air China fares.

On domestic flights:

Air China’s baggage allowance for Economy Class passengers is 20 kg (44 lbs) of luggage. Business Class passengers may check 30 kg (66 lbs), and First Class passengers may check 40 kg (88 lbs). Each item must not exceed 100 x 60 x 40 cm (39.4 x 23.6 x 15.7 in). Infants are given a 10 kg (22 lbs) allowance.

On international flights:

  • To/from America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia (except Japan) and regional routes to/from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

Economy Class customers may check into the hold one piece of luggage weighing no more than 23 kg (50 lbs).

This increases to 32 kg (70 lbs) on Premium Economy tickets.

First and Business Class passengers may check up to two pieces, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs).

Items must not exceed 158 cm (62 in) in total dimensions.

  • To/from Japan and routes transiting to Americas (excluding Hawaii) from third countries and Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan via Mainland China 

Economy passengers may check two items of hold luggage, each weighing no more than 23 kg (50 lbs).

First and Business Class may check up to two pieces, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs).

Passengers with infants are allowed to bring one extra 23 kg (50 lbs) piece of luggage, as well as a foldable bassinet or stroller.


air china Excess baggage fees

Should your baggage exceed weight or size restrictions, Air China will charge 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.

For example:

One extra piece of luggage would cost 700 RMB or 110 USD.

A second extra piece of luggage would cost 1000 RMB or 155 USD.

A bag that is too heavy OR too large would cost 490 RMB or 75 USD.

A bag that is BOTH too heavy AND too large would cost 700 RMB or 110 USD

 

more airline baggage allowances:

Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance

Japan Airlines Baggage Allowance

British Airways Baggage Allowance

Air New Zealand Baggage Allowance

Disclaimer - Information gathered from these webpages on 13/09/2017:

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