China Airlines

China Airlines is the flag carrier of Taiwan operating over 1,400 flights every week. From its hubs at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport, China Airlines operates flights to over 100 destinations across Asia, North America, Europe and Oceania. Since its establishment in 1959, China Airlines has grown to become one of the world’s leading airlines and owns three subsidiary airlines - China Airlines Cargo, Mandarin Airlines and Tigerair Taiwan. The airline is part of the SkyTeam alliance and has its own frequent flyer program called Dynasty Flyer.

*This information is correct as of February 2017

Why Fly with China Airlines

How to Check in

Passengers flying with China Airlines are able to check-in online, by mobile or do things the old fashioned way by checking in at the airport. The online check-in tool is open from 24 hours up to 90 minutes before scheduled departure times on international flights, while mobile boarding passes are also available. The airline offers a self-print boarding pass service which enables travelers to beat the queues at the airport. Alternatively, passengers are able to check-in the usual way at a China Airlines check-in counter at the airport.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

China Airlines allow passengers to check-0n baggage as part of the fare, although how much you can bring will depend on your cabin class and destination. For those flying in Economy outside of the Americas, two items of baggage up to 23kg each are permitted, while those in Premium Economy can check-in two items up to 28kg each. Those flying in Business Class are afforded additional baggage allowances of two items up to 32kg each. All passengers are also permitted to bring one item of carry-on baggage on board flights no heavier than 7kg.


China Airlines offer a standard Economy Class alongside a Premium Economy offering additional perks and a luxurious Business Class for those who like to travel in style. Those flying in Economy are afforded ample legroom with a seat pitch of 31-32 inches, while in Premium Economy this is increased to a generous 38-39 inches. In Business Class on widebody jets travelers can look forward to a seat pitch of 47-78 inches, while on narrowbody jets this is reduced to 37 inches.

Booking Fees

Travelers booking flights with China Airlines will not be subject to any hidden fees or charges.

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