Air China 2022 Baggage Allowance and Fees


Flying with Air China? Find out everything you need to know about Air China baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.

Air China Carry-On Baggage


Your carry-on baggage allowance depends on your class of service. Economy passengers are permitted to carry onboard one piece of carry-on baggage. The weight must not exceed 5kg, and the dimensions must not exceed 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

First Class and Business Class passengers are permitted to carry on board two pieces of carry-on baggage, each weighing no more than 8kg. Again, each piece of the carry-on baggage must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

Any carry-on baggage that cannot be stowed in the overhead bins or fit under the seat or any baggage that is overweight or oversized will be checked into the hold. Fees apply.
Air China Baggage Allowance

*For domestic flights in China checked luggage must be no more than 20kg

Class of ServiceSize RestrictionsWeight Allowance
Economy55cm x 40cm x 20cm5kg
First/Business Class55cm x 40cm x 20cm8kg

Air China Checked Baggage


All Air China fares include free baggage allowance. However, the allowable weight and size of each baggage depends on your flight and class of service. Please see below:

On domestic flights:


Economy Class passengers are permitted to check 20kg of luggage. Business Class passengers are permitted to check 30kg of luggage, and First Class passengers may check 40kg of luggage. Infants are given a 10kg checked baggage allowance.

Each item of checked baggage must not exceed 100cm x 60cm x 40cm.
Class of ServiceSize RestrictionsWeight Allowance
Economy Class100cm x 60cm x 40cm20kg
Business Class100cm x 60cm x 40cm30kg
First Class100cm x 60cm x 40cm40kg

On international flights:


Checked baggage allowance on international flights varies between routes.
  • To/from America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia (except Japan) and regional routes to/from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan:
Economy Class passengers are permitted to check one piece of hold luggage weighing no more than the maximum 23kgFirst and Business Class passengers are permitted to check up to two pieces of hold luggage, each weighing no more than the maximum 32kg.

Items must not exceed 158cm in total dimensions.
  • To/from Japan and routes transiting to Americas (including Hawaii) from third countries and Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan via mainland China:
Economy Class passengers are permitted to check up to two pieces of hold luggage, each weighing no more than the maximum 23kgFirst and Business Class passengers are permitted to check up to two pieces of hold luggage, each weighing no more than the maximum 32kg. Passengers with infants are permitted to bring one extra 23kg piece.

Items must not exceed 158cm in total dimensions.
Class of ServiceSize RestrictionsWeight Allowance
Economy Class158cm total23kg
Business Class158cm total32kg
First Class158cm total32kg

Air China Excess Baggage


If your baggage exceeds the allowed weight or size restrictions, Air China will apply excess baggage fees. On domestic routes, you will be charged per kg over the allowed limit. The fee is 1.5% of the published one-way Economy adult-fare for the route you are travelling on. On international routes, you will be charged for extra bags over Air China’s baggage allowance, for a bag that is too heavy, or for a bag that is too large in size.

To determine this, please visit the Air China website directly.

Air China Special Baggage


Air China permits a wide range of special baggage on flights.

Please visit the Air China website directly for more detail on this.

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