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Air China Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance5/10
Checked Baggage Allowance7/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade6.3/10

Air China Carry-On Allowance 2011 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

One piece of carry-on baggage is allowed on Air China flights, weighing no more than 5kg/11lbs per passenger. First and Business Class passengers may bring 2 pieces of carry-on, however the weight is limited to a maximum of 8kg/17lbs total.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

Air China Checked Baggage Allowance 2011 ↑ Back to Top

Checked Baggage Summary

On domestic and international flights, Economy passengers may check up to 20k/44lbs free of charge.

If flying on routes to/from Canada, the USA, and Brazil, a piece concept applies. On these flights, all economy passengers are allowed a maximum of 2 bags, each weighing up to a maximum of 23kg/50lbs.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Air China Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2011 ↑ Back to Top

Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Overweight and Excess baggage fees are charged at a flat rate for all international routes. This rate depends on the origin and destination of your flight.

On domestic flights within China, excess weight is charged on a per kilogram basis, determined at a rate of 1% of the domestic fare for your route. To get the exact per kilogram rate for your flight, it is best to contact Air China directly.

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