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Getting to know China Airlines

China Airlines is flag carrier of the Republic of China and Taiwan’s largest airline with Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport as its main hub but operates from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. The airline flies to more than 118 destinations in more than 29 countries.

It became a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance in 2010 and in 2013, it announced its joint venture with Tigarair, the Singaporean low cost carrier to form Tigerair Taiwan. This is expected to start operation in 2014 with three Airbus A320s.

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Why fly with China Airlines

  • China Airlines operates private bus services from airports with China Airlines flights to areas, predominantly available in the USA!
  • Has been in operation for over 50 years, established on 16 December 1959!
  • China Airlines has a current fleet size of 81 aircrafts!

Baggage allowance

For all the China Airlines classes, baggage should not exceed 56 x 36 x 23cm in its size. Passengers are allowed cabin baggage provided they are safely put in the overhead bin or under the seat. Weight limit per piece is 7kg and excess can be charged according to the condition stipulated at the airport.

Baggage Restriction

Passengers are not allowed to check in with ammunitions, fireworks, explosive, flammable liquids, and flares materials. The carriage of lighters, radioactive materials and corrosive materials are not allowed.

Check in

Passengers are expected to check in two hours before a flight scheduled departure time. Disabled passengers are advised to be at the airport for check in within two hours before departure.

E-check in

electronic check in is also avaialble for all passengers of China Airlines with a confirmed booking and electronic tickets already issued.

Cabin classes

  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First

China Airlines boasts a fleet of 162 aircrafts in total with two more soon to join the family.

China Airlines's First class is provided in Boeing 747 aircraft and it serves San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Business class is called the ‘Dynasty class and Economy class are offered in all the fleets.

Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 747-400F, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 737-800, Airbus A350-900, Airbus A340-300 and Airbus A330-300 are some of the fleets that the airline operates.

Top destinations for China Airlines:

  • Amsterdam
  • Tokyo
  • Beijing
  • Frankfurt
  • Miami
  • Taipei
  • Sydney
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The information on this page is correct as of December 2015. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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