Qingdao Airlines is a Chinese domestic airline which was founded in 2013 and commenced flying in 2014.
The airline is based in Shandong, China, and is wholly owned by Nanshan Group.
Established in 1992, Air Chang’an has an interesting history as it was merged with Hainan Airlines in 2000. In October 2002, Chang’an Airlines was further merged to be operated by Hainan Airlines with Xinhua Airlines and Shaanxi Airlines together sharing the IATA code and airlines logo.
For domestic travel within China, passengers are permitted 5kg of carry on luggage. The size of this bag must not exceed 20 x 40 x 55cm.
The free checked baggage allowance for first class passengers is 40kg per person.
The free checked baggage allowance for economy class passengers is 20kg per person.
The size of checked luggage, regardless of the class flying, must be a maximum of 40 x 60 x 100cm.
Qingdao Airlines offer online check-in for some cities that they fly to. The link to complete online check-in can be found here.
Passengers must check-in at the airport for their Qingdao Airlines flight. To do so, visit one of the Qingdao Airlines check-in counters you will be checked in and process any checked baggage you might have. This can be done be a member of staff, or by using a self-service check-in machine.
Check-in desk opening and closing times vary depending on the airport, so be sure to check with the airline before flying.
Qingdao Airlines operates domestic flights in China, but also to other destinations in Asia, as per the tables below:
|Beijing||Beijing Capital International Airport||PEK|
|Changchun||Changchun Longjia International Airport||CGQ|
|Changsha||Changsha Huanghua International Airport||CSX|
|Dalian||Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport||DLC|
|Guilin||Guilin Liangjiang International Airport||KWL|
|Guiyang||Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport||KWE|
|Harbin||Harbin Taiping International Airport||HRB|
|Hefei||Hefei Xinqiao International Airport||HFE|
|Hohhot||Hohhot Baita International Airport||HET|
|Kunming||Kunming Changshui International Airport||KMG|
|Lanzhou||Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport||LHW|
|Nanjing||Nanjing Lukou International Airport||NKG|
|Nanning||Nanning Wuxu International Airport||NNG|
|Qingdao||Qingdao Liuting International Airport||TAO|
|Quanzhou||Quanzhou Jinjiang International Airport||JJN|
|Shanghai||Shanghai Pudong International Airport||PVG|
|Shenyang||Shenyang Taoxian International Airport||SHE|
|Tianjin||Tianjin Binhai International Airport||TSN|
|Ürümqi||Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport||URC|
|Yantai||Yantai Penglai International Airport||YNT|
|Yinchuan||Yinchuan Hedong International Airport||INC|
|Zunyi||Zunyi Xinzhou Airport||ZYI|
|Cambodia||Sihanoukville||Sihanouk International Airport||KOS|
|South Korea||Seoul||Incheon International Airport||ICN|
|Vietnam||Nha Trang||Cam Ranh International Airport||CXR|
|Malaysia||Penang||Penang International Airport||PEN|
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Qingdao Liuting International Airport is Qingdao’s main international airport, located just outside the city centre. It is currently in China’s top 20 busiest airports, with 2016 seeing 20.5 million passengers and 230 thousand tonnes of cargo.
It was most recently developed and expanded in 2004 where the passenger terminal was improved, more parking was added and the runway was extended.