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About China Airlines
China Airlines is the flag carrier of Taiwan and is headquartered in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which is the hub for airlines such as EVA Air and UNI Air. China Airlines has two airline subsidiaries: Mandarin Airlines which operates flights to domestic destinations and Tigerair Taiwan. The airline serves over 19 million passengers and operates over 1,309 flights weekly to 102 cities across Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. The airlines focus cities are Hong Kong, Kaosiung and Taipei-Songshan.
China Airlines flies to many worldwide destinations, including Tokyo, Xuzhou, Yantai, Changchun, Lijiang, Urumqi, Changsha, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Singapore, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Rome, Denpasar, Jakarta, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and many others.
Did you know that when you book your China Airlines flights through Alternative Airlines you can choose to pay using Taiwan Dollar? It's one of the 160 currencies that you choose from!
China Airlines Codeshare Agreements
China Airlines Economy Class
China Airlines' Economy Class provides comfort and affordability for the budget traveller with lots of amenities for you to enjoy.
China Airlines Economy Class Facilities
HD monitors are provided on each seat and video and audio entertainment system.
What are China Airlines' Economy Class Seats Like?
Ample legroom is available in China Airlines' Economy Class cabin with slimline seats.
China Airlines' Premium Economy
China Airlines' 777/A350 Premium Economy Class is mainly available on flights to and from North America, Europe, Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) and selected Asian destinations.
China Airlines Premium Economy Class offers generous personal space that lets you travel in comfort without worrying about fellow passengers.
China Airlines' Premium Economy Facilities
Enjoy your dedicated cabin space and a personal TV.
On-board, the spacious meal table, USB port, and 12" monitor is perfect for both work and entertainment. Amenity kits are available on long-haul flights.
China Airlines' Premium Economy Seating
The 39-inch seat pitch and seating with a fixed seat back and front-sliding seat recline with no interference front or back.
China Airlines Business Class
China Airlines' Premium Business Class is available on flights to and from North America, Europe, Oceania and some Asian destinations.
China Airlines Business Class Facilities
At the China Airlines Sky Lounge passengers can relax before their flight with coffee and tea, a snack and noodle bar.
What are China Airlines Business Class Seats Like?
China Airlines Business Class seats are ergonomically designed for maximum comfort, with stylish reading lights, 180-degree fully-flat adjustments and personal table lamps.
China Airlines Premium Business Class
China Airlines' 777/A350 Premium Business Class is mainly available on flights to and from North America, Europe, Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) and selected Asian destinations.
New China Airlines cabins delicately integrate oriental aesthetics and traditional cultural elements in a modern design, creating a space that is unique, yet rich with refinement.
China Airlines' Premium Business Class Facilities
Visit the Sky Lounge and enjoy a blend of the West and the Orient. Select from a variety of Coffee or Tea, stand at the bar, or pick up a good read from the onboard bookshelf. Luxury amenity kits are also provided.
What are China Airlines' Premium Business Class Seats Like?
The cosy seating areas come with ergonomic design for better seating comfort, a stylish seating light, versatile furniture, and multi-functional storage space.
China Airlines Fleet
The China Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft:
- 14 A350-900
- 23 A330-300
- 10 Boeing 777-300ER
- 4 Boeing 747-400/747-400F
- 19 Boeing 737-800 (To be replaced by the Airbus A321neo from 2021)
China Airlines has placed 25 A321neo on order and will be delivered in the near future.
China Airlines Frequent Flyer Program
China Airlines operates a frequent flyer loyalty program called Dynasty Member to reward regular passengers.
Membership benefits apply to China Airlines and Mandarin Airlines self-operated flights and not to code-shared flights operated by other airlines. There are four tiers of membership:
Members can qualify for these elite tiers by earning enough air miles and/or segments within 12 calendar months. For more information on this please see our frequent flyer page.
China Airlines Baggage
Elite members have privileges such as access to the VIP lounge, a higher checked baggage allowance, and being to upgrade their ticket to a different cabin.
For all travel classes, cabin baggage for travel on China Airlines must not exceed 7kg in weight and must not exceed 22 x 14 x 9 inches in size. An extra piece of cabin baggage is permitted for passengers travelling on Business Class.
For economy class, checked baggage must not exceed 32 kg in weight. Whereas checked baggage should not weigh more than 40kg in business class.
China Airlines Online Check-In
China Airlines passengers can check-in online using your reservation number. China Airlines' allows you to check-in up to 24 hours before your flight departure. All Dynasty Cardmembers can check-in online. You can check-in online using your e-ticket through China Airlines.
For passengers wishing to check-in at the airport instead of online can do so at the check-in desks at the airport terminal.
Contact Alternative Airlines who can help you through the process.
China Airlines Destinations
As of October 2019, China Airlines operates over 1,209 flights weekly to 95 airports in 91 cities across Asia, North America, Europe, and Oceania.
|Australia||Brisbane||Brisbane Airport (BNE)|
|Australia||Melbourne||Melbourne Airport (MEL)|
|Australia||Sydney||Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD)|
|Austria||Vienna||Vienna International Airport (VIE)|
|Cambodia||Phnom Penh||Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH)|
|Canada||Calgary||Calgary International Airport (YYC)|
|Canada||Vancouver||Vancouver International Airport (YVR)|
|China||Beijing||Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)|
|China||Changchun||Changchun Longjia International Airport (CGQ)|
|China||Changsha||Changsha Huanghua International Airport (CSX)|
|China||Changzhou||Changzhou Benniu Airport (CZX)|
|China||Chengdu||Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU)|
|China||Chongqing||Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG)|
|China||Dalian||Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC)|
|China||Fuzhou||Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC)|
|China||Guangzhou||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)|
|China||Haikou||Haikou Meilan International Airport (HAK)|
|China||Hangzhou||Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH)|
|China||Hefei||Hefei Xinqiao International Airport (HFE)|
|China||Nanchang||Nanchang Changbei International Airport (KHN)|
|China||Nanjing||Nanjing Lukou International Airport (NKG)|
|China||Ningbo||Ningbo Lishe International Airport (NGB)|
|China||Qingdao||Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAQ)|
|China||Sanya||Sanya Phoenix International Airport (SYX)|
|China||Shanghai||Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)|
|China||Shanghai||Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)|
|China||Shenzen||Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX)|
|China||Shenyang||Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (SHE)|
|China||Weihai||Weihai Dashuibo Airport (WEH)|
|China||Wenzhou||Wenzhou Yongqiang International Airport (WNZ)|
|China||Wuhan||Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH)|
|China||Wuxi||Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX)|
|China||Xiamen||Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN)|
|China||Xi'an||Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XIY)|
|China||Xuzhou||Xuzhou Guanyin International Airport (XUZ)|
|China||Yancheng||Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (SHE)|
|China||Yangzhou||Yangzhou Taizhou International Airport (YTY)|
|China||Yantai||Yantai Penglai International Airport (YNT)|
|China||Zhengzhou||Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (CGO)|
|Germany||Frankfurt||Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)|
|Guam||Guam||Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM)|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong||Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)|
|India||Delhi||Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)|
|Indonesia||Denpasar||Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)|
|Indonesia||Jakarta||Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)|
|Indonesia||Surabaya||Juanda International Airport (SUB)|
|Italy||Rome||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino International Airport (FCO)|
|Italy||Fukuoka||Fukuoka Airport (FUK)|
|Japan||Hiroshima||Hiroshima Airport (HIJ)|
|Japan||Ishigaki||New Ishigaki Airport (ISG) (Seasonal)|
|Japan||Kagoshima||Kagoshima Airport (KOJ)|
|Japan||Matsuyama||Matsuyama Airport (MYJ) (Seasonal)|
|Japan||Miyazaki||Miyazaki Airport (KMI)|
|Japan||Nagoya||Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO)|
|Japan||Okinawa||Naha Airport (OKA)|
|Japan||Osaka||Kansai International Airport (KIX)|
|Japan||Sapporo||New Chitose Airport (CTS)|
|Japan||Shizuoka||Shizuoka Airport (FSZ)|
|Japan||Takamatsu||Takamatsu Airport (TAK)|
|Japan||Tokyo||Haneda International Airport (HND)|
|Japan||Tokyo||Narita International Airport (NRT)|
|Japan||Toyama||Toyama Airport (TOY)|
|Korea||Busan||Gimhae International Airport (PUS)|
|Korea||Seoul||Gimpo International Airport (GMP)|
|Korea||Seoul||Incheon International Airport (ICN)|
|Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)|
|Malaysia||Penang||Penang International Airport (PEN)|
|Myanmar||Yangon||Yangon International Airport (RGN)|
|Netherlands||Amsterdam||Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)|
|New Zealand||Aukland||Auckland International Airport (AKL)|
|New Zealand||Christchurch||Christchurch International Airport (CHC) (Seasonal)|
|Palau||Koror||Roman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR)|
|Philippines||Cebu||Mactan–Cebu International Airport (CEB)|
|Philippines||Laoag||Laoag International Airport (LAO)|
|Philippines||Manila||Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)|
|Singapore||Singapore||Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN)|
|Thailand||Bangkok||Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)|
|United Kingdom||London||London Gatwick International Airport (LGW)|
|United States||Honolulu||Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)|
|United States||Los Angeles||Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)|
|United States||New York City||John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)|
|United States||Ontario||Ontario International Airport (ONT)|
|United States||San Francisco||San Francisco International Airport (SFO)|
|Vietnam||Hanoi||Noi Bai International Airport (HAN)|
|Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh City||Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)|
China Airlines flies to all major cities, as well as numerous smaller airports, across Taiwan:
Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH)
|Taiwan||Taichung||Taichung International Airport (RMQ)|
|Taiwan||Tainan||Tainan Airport (DAR)|
|Taiwan||Taipei||Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)|
|Taiwan||Taipei||Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) (HUB)|
China Airlines In-flight Entertainment
China Airlines' passengers can enjoy reading its in-flight magazine Dynasty. With exciting features on celebrities, food, culture and airline news.
China Airlines TV
Long-haul passengers will have access to an exciting range of TV shows onboard their China Airlines flight.
China Airlines Movies
China Airlines passengers can choose from 125 different movies. The range of movies on offer will depend on the length of the flight.
China Airlines Food
China Airlines Meal Options
All passengers will receive a meal on board, except for shorter flights where this service may not be possible.
Business class passengers have access to the Sky Lounge, where they can receive snacks and refreshments. In addition, they will receive a specially designed menu and inflight refreshments.
Business class passengers can pre-order food 14 days before flying, up to 24 hours before flying.
China Airlines Special Dietary Requirements
Passengers who require a special meal can do order one by contacting the China Airlines booking team at least 24 hours prior to departure. You can also pre-order meals when buying a ticket.
China Airlines Drinks & Alcohol
A drinks service will be available onboard China Airlines, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
In-flight WiFi Connectivity
Is available on the Boeing 777-300ER and Airbus A350-900 once the plane reaches cruising altitude. Passengers can benefit from the internet connection by paying through the system. There are also free services such as news articles and weather information.
China Airlines Seat Selection
Whether you need extra legroom or you love sitting by the window, you can find the seat you need to enjoy your flight with Alternative Airlines. Find out how to select your China Airlines seat by visiting our how to book seats page.
China Airlines officially became a member of the SkyTeam in September 2011. The airlines updated redesigned their logo and refreshed its brand image. The carrier was the first Taiwanese airline to join an airline alliance. The carrier was the first Taiwanese airline to join an airline alliance. With China Airlines becoming a member of the SkyTeam this meant they can allow customers to be able to earn and redeem miles on all services run by SkyTeam member airlines.
China Airlines offer a range of special services to its many passengers. Please see below the following services it offers:
If you are in need of wheelchair assistance at the airport, you have to speak to China Airlines at least 48 hours before departure. You can request this service by getting through to the airline's customer service; or the Alternative Airlines customer service team if you have booked through our website. For more information on this please see our wheelchair assistance page.
China Airlines offers services for unaccompanied minors. These services are for young passengers who are aged between 5 and 12 years who are travelling without parents or guardians and who are at least 18 years of age. For more information on this contact the airline or alternatively, contact us. Also, you can find more information on our unaccompanied minors page on this.
For flight safety and health of the passenger, it's required that they would need to speak to our reservation staff of their expected date of delivery. It's highly recommended that all pregnant mothers take their medical records with them whilst travelling. As they may be asked to show these records before flying. For the safety of the passenger and their unborn child, the airline restricts the passengers from travelling beyond 36 weeks or gestation period over 32 weeks with multiple pregnancies.
Pets, Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals on China Airlines
Rules and information for flying with a pet on China Airlines can found through Alternative Airlines. All advice is provided for taking a service animal, pet, or an emotional support animal on a plane.
Primary Hub: Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
This airport is Taiwan’s biggest airport which has been operating from 1979 under the name of Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (TPE) but had its name changed in 2006 to Taoyuan International Airport (TPE). Today the airport is one of the busiest airports in the world with 35 million passengers using the airport each year.
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