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Urumqi Air is a Chinese low-cost airline that is based in Xinjiang in the People's Republic of China. It flies scheduled passenger flights across China, as well as to other destinations in East Asia and to Europe. Overall, Urumqi Air flies to more than 15 destinations.

Urumqi Air is was founded in 2014 and launched flights from its hub at Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport in the same year. The airline is one of the four founding members of the U-Fly Alliance.

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Baggage Policy

Urumqi Air has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage. Find out information on Urumqi Air' baggage policy, including weights and sizes

Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage must be able to fit under the seat in front of each passenger. The carry-on baggage allowance for Urumqi passengers is 10kg, with the total dimensions not exceeding 115cm.

Checked Baggage

The maximum baggage allowance for Urumqi flights is 50kg unless stated otherwise. Maximum dimensions should not exceed 40cm x 60cm x 100cm.


Urumqi Air has different check-in opening and closing times depending on the method you select and the destination which you're travelling to/from.

Online Check-in

Passengers can check-in online for their flight by scanning the WeChat code found on the Urumqi Air online check-in page. The online check-in open and closing times differ depending on the airport of departure.

Airport Check-in

Passengers can check-in at the airport by visiting one of the airline check-in desks at the airport of departure. Passengers should arrive with plenty of time to allow for check-in, baggage drop, security and boarding.

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Destinations that Urumqi Air flies to

Urumqi Air flies to many destinations across China including Aksu, Changsa, Chengdu, Haikou, Hefei, Hotan, Karamay, Kashgar, Lanzhou, Lianyungang, Urumqi, Mianyang, Xi'an, Yining and Zhengzhou. Urumqi Air also flies to international destinations in Japan, Russia and Singapore.

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Hub Airport

Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport

Urumqi Air is based at Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport in northwestern China. The airport has three terminal buildings, with a fourth currently under construction. Likewise, the airline has one runway, with an additional two runways under construction. Overall, Ürümqi Diwopu International serves more than 20 million passengers each year.

The airport is also a hub for China Southern Airlines. Other airlines that fly to/from Ürümqi Diwopu International include Air Astana, China Southern, Jiangxi AirLoong AirOkay AirwaysQingdao AirlinesSuparna Airlines, Tianjin Airlines and more.

Book Urumqi Air Flights in English

We offer our customers the chance to book flights around China with Urumqi Air completely in English! Don't worry about misunderstandings at the time of booking and rely on our expert customer service team to help you with any queries.


Urumqi Air's fleet includes consists of over 15 narrow body planes from manufacturers such as Boeing, COMAC and Embraer.