Questions tagged [air-china]

Air China (国航/國航, IATA: CA), a major carrier of the People's Republic of China, with major hubs at PEK, PVG, and CTU.

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What to do when airline does not update you regarding refunds?

Back in February I cancelled a flight I booked with AirChina and asked for a refund due to COVID-19 cases. I would know later that my refund request was processed on March and I was informed, ...
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Will my baggage be checked through from LAX to PEK to ICN with Air China

does anyone know if my baggage will be checked through from Los Angeles all the way to Incheon, South Korea if I’m having a layover in Beijing? My flight that lands in Beijing is in the same terminal ...
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Refund/ compenastion for cancelled Air China international flight

I made the mistake of booking a return flight (799 UK pounds = 1550 Australian dollars) from Copenhagen to Melbourne with Air China. The outbound flight in January was okay, but in March they made a ...
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Travel through Chinese/Korean immigration/customs individually or together?

Me and my friend booked our flights from LAX to ICN together and have a layover in PEK Beijing. When we go to the immigration and customs counters, would we approach them individually or together? ...
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Air China international transit: PVG vs PEK

I am considering getting flight tickets from Europe to Japan with Air China, and I can pretty much choose whether to transit at Beijing (PEK) or Shanghai (PVG). Are there any practical advantages of ...
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Any inexpensive visa to exit Beijing airport for less than 24 hours?

I am planning to book a flight from Munich(Germany) to Sydney(Australia) by China Airlines. Most of the connections with China airlines have a layover duration between 13-20 hours. Since the Chinese ...
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Flying with a poster tube; AirChina?

I am flying to Beijing from London Heathrow on an AirChina flight. They specify only one piece of hand luggage is allowed. I've read that most airlines really don't care if you have a poster tube as ...
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Skip second leg of outbound flight and continue to original destination over land [duplicate]

I travel with Air China from Paris to Kathmandu with a stopover in Chengdu. I am considering not taking the Chengdu to Kathmandu flight and travel over land to Kathmandu from Chengdu. Will I be able ...
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Air China changed my departure date. What to do?

I am currently in Thailand and I called Air China as my flight kept getting changed since I booked it. When I booked, my layover was about 2 hours in China. Then it changed to 9 hours, so I phoned ...
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Checked baggage tag-through service via several airlines (ORD, PVG, BKK)

I am flying to Bangkok from USA via stop over in ORD and PVG. In total I have three separate tickets: American Airlines: ATL to ORD China Eastern: ORD to PVG Air China: PVG to BKK Each time, I have 5 ...
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Is a 3 hours layover in Beijing (PEK) enough?

I have read some crazy horror stories about PEK airport, so I'm a bit worried right now :( Schedule is Milan (MXP) - Beijing (PEK) - Tokyo (HND), then the other way around. Will leave on August 1st. ...
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Unused parts of the a plane ticket [duplicate]

I have a problem that I would like to get a second opinion on. I got myself a ticket plane from Frankfurt to Hanoi and back Hanoi to Frankfurt with AirChina through an online agency. Sadly, I will not ...
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Travel from domestic- international (Japan) with Air China in Beijing

I will have a transfer with Air China in Beijing Terminal 3, from a domestic flight China to International flight Osaka... I am not sure but I will probably need to check in again my baggage. Someone ...
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Max no. of Power banks allowed in Carry on - Air China

I have read numerous blog posts advising that we must carry power banks as carry on and not checked in luggage. However, I fail to obtain the maximum amount (number of power banks or capacity of each ...
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Rebooking fee for Air China

I would like to book an international return ticket with Air China. The outbound date is settled, the inbound is not and can only be decided after the outbound travel. Do I may need to rebook the ...
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Air China number of bags Spain to Brazil

I'm flying economy class from MAD to GRU but the e-ticket is ambiguous when it comes to this combination of origin and destination (I've highlighted the part that I consider relevant): In ii) B) ...
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Do I qualify for visa free layover in China?

I am traveling from US to India, stopping in PEK. I hold Indian passport, but my US visa has expired (traveling to get it renewed). I was wondering if I can take the US -> PEK -> India flight ...
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Can I check-through luggage with Air China (domestic to international)?

My flight itinerary is from Nanjing (China) to Milan (Italy) with one stop in Beijing (China). Both flights are via Air China. Can anybody tell me if my baggage will be checked all the way through? ...
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Has anyone had experience with Air China overnight layover at Shanghai?

Layover is over 10 hours and I was wondering if hotel is covered cost-wise? Some websites state Beijing only. If any input can be given, it would very appreciated. Where do you head after the flight? ...
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Long-haul flight with baby - parents spread across the plane

My wife, our baby of less than a year, and I will embark on an Air China flight of roughly 10 hours in a few days. For organisational reasons, the tickets for my wife and our baby were booked by a ...
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Air China/Star Alliance baggage drop at Heathrow?

Are there bag dropping facilities available at Heathrow for Air China, or Star Alliance? I don't want to check in, just drop my bag.
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Luggage damage - It's been 3 months and I haven't heard anything! [closed]

My suitcase and most of it's contents were broken and battered in a recent flight, I filed this with the airline (Air China for those wondering..) but have yet to receive any official response. I've ...
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Is a snowboard bag within the baggage allowance when flying Air China?

I'm flying to Tokyo from Shanghai on Air China to do some snowboarding and would like to know whether I can take my snowboard bag which is 160cm x 33cm x 21cm. On the Air China website, it states: ...
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Check-Through with AirChina

I have booked my flight via Air China from Frankfurt (Germany) to Osaka(Japan) with one stop in Beijing(China). Can anybody tell me if there is a Check-Through service and if so what is your ...