most popular domestic airline among chinese families

Travel with one of China's largest airlines and experience world-class service onboard.

Air China is one of China's largest airlines. From its hubs in Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai, Air China flies to more than 70 destinations within China and to destinations in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. The airline was recognised as the Most Popular Domestic Airline among Chinese families for the 11th consecutive year.

The Classes of air china

First Class

The cabin offers individual seat pod style flat-bed seats. Most aircraft cabins are quite modern and presented in a quite clean state. They are spacious, offer good privacy and there is a large IFE screen. The onboard catering is amazing, with good choice of wines being available. A small amenity kit is provided, slippers and nice pyjamas. 

Business Class

Most Air China long-haul aircraft offer flat bed seats. You can also find in some aircrafts a slightly wider seat, that will make you relax through the trip as the crew provide you with a nice duvet and pillow. You will receive an amenity kit and pair of slippers. The Business Class menu is not that different to First Class, where you'll be offered Chinese and Western options.

Economy Class

Air China Economy Class seats will provide you all the comfort you need to relax while you travel, as a blanket and pillow are also provided. The airline offer a variety of main courses. For breakfast, they have tasteful appetizers and hot porridge. For dinner, you'll be offered home style meat, chicken and seafood dishes as well as rice or noodles. On short flights, snacks like Chinese baked cake and western sandwiches and hamburgers. You can also ask for yogurt and fruits for breakfast and dinner.


Disabled passengers can have assistance while embarking or disembarking, transport of mobility devices, facilities for assistance dogs and meals according to dietary requirements. It's suggested that you let the airline know of your requirements at least 48 hours before the flight.


Air China's Economy Class passengers can check in one bag weighing up to 23kg, while Premium Economy Class are entitled to check in two bags each weighing up to 23kg. First/Business Class passengers may check in two pieces of baggage, each weighing up to 32kg. The dimensions of each bag cannot exceed 158cm (height + width + length).

For the hand baggage, Economy Class passengers can take one piece of luggage with maximum weight of 5kg. Business Class and First Class customers are allowed to carry two pieces of baggage, not to exceed 8kg each. The maximum dimensions of the hand baggage must not exceed 115cm (Height, Length and Width).