Air China Airlines

Important Information

Carry-on Baggage Rules & Fees

Carry-on bags, up to 5kg/11lb & no more than 55x40x20cm or 21x15x7in, must fit either in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. Bags over weight, size & allowance will be checked in. Economy Class passengers can take one carry-on bag, up to 11lb/5kg; First & Busines Class passengers can take up to two carry-on bags up to 8kg/17lb.

Checked Baggage Rules & Fees

1. (a) For international or regional flights, checked bags must not exceed 32kg/70lb. For international or regional flights with connecting domestic flights, bags must not exceed 32kg/70lb; (b) For domestic flights, each piece of checked baggage must not exceed 50 kg (110 lbs); (c) Length/width/height of bag must not exceed 100x60x40cm or 39x23x15in. Oversized or overweight baggage will be shipped as cargo. (d) The weight of each checked bag cannot be less than 2kg/4.4lb or 30x20x10cm or 11x7x4in. 2. For checked bags separate rules apply to (a) all domestic & international flights (except between China & USA, Canada & Brazil); (b) for destinations between China and USA & Canada & Brazil; (c ) for destinations from Brazil to Europe & Asia - both one-way & round-trip. 3. Note that some routes apply 'Weight Concept' (bags allowed by weight) , while others apply 'Piece Concept' (number of bags). 4. Travel with infants up to 2 yrs: 1 free bag up 10kg/22lb (and a collapsible stroller, if space allows).

BAGGAGE RULES & FEES BY DESTINATION

  • Destination All Domestic & International Flights (except between China and USA, Canada & Brazil)
  • Linear dimensions/weight 115cm/43in and 20kg/44lb
  • Regular size & weight fees Bag up to 20kg/44lb free. Each additional piece charged by route/destination.
  • Overweight fees Oversized & overweight bags exceeding weight limits must pay a 1.5 percent surcharge on each additional kilo. Fee based on adult fare, one-way trip, direct flight, Economy Class. Absent a published fare, another method will be used.
  • Oversized fees
  • First Class First Class
  • Business Class Business Class
  • PhoenixMiles Silver PhoenixMiles Silver
  • PhoenixMiles Platinum PhoenixMiles Platinum
  • Destination Between China and USA or Canada
  • Linear dimensions/weight 158cm/62in and up to 23kg/50lb
  • Regular size & weight fees Up to 2 bags free, not to exceed a total of 273cm/107in. Each additional piece charged by route/destination.
  • Overweight fees 23-32kg or 32-45kg. Different rules for routes & for city destinations on overweight, oversize & additional pieces of baggage apply, and are itemized in a detailed table in Air China's website. Overweight bags not accepted as check-in bags: (a) Flights be
  • Oversized fees 158cm-203cm (158-273cm total dimensions of 2 pieces applies to VIP classes).
  • First Class First Class
  • Business & First Class Business & First Class
  • PhoenixMiles Silver PhoenixMiles Silver
  • PhoenixMiles Platinum PhoenixMiles Platinum
  • Destination From Brazil to Europe and Asia (one-way & round-trip)
  • Linear dimensions/weight 158cm/62in and 32kg/70lb
  • Regular size & weight fees First 2 bags free if total combined dimensions are under 273cm/107inc.
  • Overweight fees Between China and U.S. or Brazil, each bag over 45kg/99lb. Between China & Canada, each bag over 32kg/70lb is not permitted as checked in baggage.
  • Oversized fees
  • First Class First Class
  • Business Class Business Class
  • PhoenixMiles Silver PhoenixMiles Silver
  • PhoenixMiles Platinum PhoenixMiles Platinum

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