Air China

Founded
1988
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
413
Destinations
201
Passengers per year
N/A

Air China is the flag airline of China. The airline flies to a lot of destinations across the world, mainly from Bejing International Airport.

Organization

Air China is for more than the half owned by Air China Group. The airline is a Star Alliance member and has over 50,000 employees.

Parent company
Air China Group
Alliance
Star Alliance
Frequent Flyer Program
Phoenix Miles

History

Air China was founded in 1988 when the Chinese governmental aviation authority decided to split its former flag airline, CAAC Airlines, into six division among which Air China. In 2001, the authority chose to merge one of the six other divisions, China Southwest, into Air China.

Baggage

Economy Class passengers are allowed to bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 5 kg while Business Class passengers can bring each 2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg per piece. Usually, Economy Class passengers can bring each 1 piece of checked luggage with them which can not weight more than 23 kg. Premium Economy travellers can bring 2 pieces of each 23 kg while Business Class and First Class passengers can bring 2 pieces of each 32 kg. Please consult website Air China for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Air China offers in-flight Wi-Fi on a selection of its aircraft.

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