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Air China Flight Information

Compare the flight prices of your airline tickets with Air China , among other airlines or low cost sold through travel agents that we are comparing. Find the best prices with Air China to enjoy your stay. We offer a small listing of the company's history, alliances, customer services and on-board and list of destinations served by Air China.

Air China : Presentation

logo Air China
  • IATA Code: CA
  • Website:
  • Country : China China
  • Telephone number : 0 800 86 100 999
  • Call sign : Air China
  • Headquarters : Paris, France
  • Based at : 5833
  • Fleet size : 307
  • Hand luggage size : 55 x 40 x 20 cm
  • Maximum weight of check in luggage : 20 kg

Air China : History

Air China is the flag carrier and one of the major airlines in China. It is officially known as ?China National Holding Company?. The airline was created in 2002 after merging with the China National Aviation Corporation and China Southwest Airlines. Its base is held at the international airport in Beijing. Air China is part of the Star Alliance airline alliance which comprises of 26 members. The Air China fleet is made up of 307 aircrafts which jet passengers to over 180 destinations across the entire world. Several Air China flights depart each day between China and France and China and the UK.

Air China : Information about the airline


Under the restrictions set out by the Air China baggage allowance passengers can bring one or several items of hand luggage on board depending on the ticket booking class. These bags must not surpass 5kg in weight for domestic flights within China, or 8kg for international flights. It is also worth noting that the Chinese airline company also imposes size restrictions which limit the size of cabin bags to under 55x40x20cm in dimensions. There is no extra charge for Air China hold baggage; each passenger is entitled to one item of hold luggage weighing up to 32kg and it is possible to purchase extra weight allowance of up to 45kg.
The airline advises passengers to make the most of the Air China online check in service in order to avoid long queues at the airport. This service is accessible for certain cities and the opening hours vary depending on the departure airport ( ) : information on the online check in process). Those wishing to check in at the airport should note that the airport counter closes half an hour before the flight departure for domestic flights, and one hour before take-off for international flights.

Customer and on Board Services Air China

During Your Flight
The Air China inflight entertainment programme is diverse and enjoyable. On long-haul flights passengers in all classes are provided with individual screens charged with films, television series and games. They are also served with hot meals. Air China Business Class and Air China First Class ticket holders have access to VIP lounges in the departure airport, priority check in and boarding, and increased levels of comfort during the flight (reclining seats and digital screens).

After Your Flight
The loyalty programme with this company is called Air China Phoenix Miles. Travellers can cumulate miles for each flight taken with Air China which can then be exchanged for discounts and privileges.