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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...