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FAQs about Air China flights

How early should I check my bags in for my Air China flight?

Everything from Air China check-in to baggage claim is a breeze. The general rule for check-in is to arrive at the airport two hours ahead of departure for domestic flights, and three hours prior for international flights. Drop your checked bags at the Air China baggage desk at least an hour before you’re scheduled to take off. You’ll be on your Air China flight in no time.

What airline is CA?

CA is the Carrier Code for Air China. This two-character code is sometimes referred to as the airline identification code, which is assigned by the International Air Transport Association. It's used to standardize and simplify, tariffs, tickets, telecommunications, and more.

How do I find my flight number information for Air China?

Login to your Orbitz travel Itinerary to view your flight information by clicking on My Trips. You will find a code consisting of one to two letters and a single digit which represents Air China. This will be followed by one, two, three, or four digits representing your flight number.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my Air China flight to a later date?

To find out more information about changing your Air China flight with Orbitz, please visit our Customer Service Portal.

What cabin classes do Air China offer?

Most major airlines offer economy, premium economy, business, and first-class flights. To compare prices and availability, check our itinerary by selecting the Air China seating class you would like from the drop-down menu.

Is online check in available for Air China flights?

Online check-in is offered by just about every major airline, but to ensure you don't miss your flight, check the Air China website for more information. Checking in from the comfort of your own home has never been so rewarding.

What is the baggage allowance for Air China?

Typically the baggage allowance for Air China only permits 0-1 pieces of luggage per economy class customer. However, this can vary depending on the specification of your Air China flight. Please login to your Itinerary by clicking on My Trips to view your baggage allowance and other essential information about your Orbitz trip.

Why should I use Orbitz to book my Air China flight?

Orbitz has you covered with the best itineraries in the business, and the best prices to boot. We make it easy to find the flight that fits your busy schedule and your budget. Not to mention you can save money on future trips by earning Orbucks when you book flights, hotels, packages, and activities with Orbitz.

The Air China advantage - Beijing and Beyond

You can find convenient connections within only three hours from your arrival in Beijing to such exciting cities in China as Shanghai, Xi’an, Guilin, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Chongqing, Guilin, Dalian, Harbin, Wuhan and many, many more destinations known for its stunning attractions, centuries-old history and culinary charms.

Air China’s extensive route network offers smooth connections to major points in Asia such as Bangkok, Manila, Saigon, Hong Kong Taipei, Delhi, Tokyo, Seoul and many more cosmopolitan cities from its Beijing hub.

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, or a combination of both, Air China is the perfect carrier for you.  Air China’s time-saving route via its strategically and centrally located Beijing hub, affordable fares, excellent safety record, new and modern fleet, inflight amenities and hospitality, on-the-ground perks for premium passengers are just some of the reasons Air China is the perfect choice for your travel to China and beyond.

The Air China Experience - Your home in the sky
Configured for safety and maximum comfort, Air China’s B777-300ER features eight luxury suites in the Forbidden Pavilion (First Class), 41 full flat-bed seats in the Capital Pavilion (Business Class) and 259 spacious economy seats with individual TV monitors, audio-video on demand (AVOD) and personal power sockets so you can work and play any time.  First and business class cabins feature a central bar, wine cooler, in-seat USB ports and many other amenities to make one’s trip truly relaxing and enjoyable.

In the sky or on the ground, Air China makes sure you feel special every inch of the way. Fly with them and experience its renowned Chinese hospitality.
 

The Air China perks -- Premium passengers

A personal meet-and-greet service upon arrival in Beijing is available for those who purchase first or business class tickets.  Air China also offers private complimentary chauffeured luxury sedan transfer to and from the airport to any final destination in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Tianjin, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

Passengers with next day connections from Beijing can also avail themselves of complimentary accommodations at select hotels in the city.

72-hours visa free stay in Beijing

Exploring Beijing’s stunning sceneries and experiencing its centuries-old history, irresistible blend of old and new, culture and commerce, fashion and finance, technology and tradition and the city’s heavenly gastronomic delights have never been easier and more affordable!  Visitors in China with passports issued by 45 countries, including the United States and Canada, can enjoy a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours in Beijing—Air China’s hub and home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and many more ancient wonders.  Another important reason why Air China is the perfect choice for travel to China and beyond.

Baggage check-through service

Air China’s passengers departing from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Houston and Vancouver with transfer at the Beijing Capital International Airport for their onward flights to other cities in Mainland China, may check their baggage through from their departure airport to their final destination without claiming and rechecking their baggage in Beijing.

Book your trip NOW!  And discover China and beyond with Air China!
 

Flights Review

Jan 11, 2020

Head jacks didn’t work but staff was helpful

Dec 20, 2019

Good service but tge Check In was a NIGHTMARE !!!!! I tried to check in early to have everything ready but their site did not allow me

Dec 19, 2019

I'm sky member and it wasn't to bad this flight

Dec 19, 2019

Everything was great i felt relaxed.

Dec 17, 2019

Great service, can't say enough

Nov 27, 2019

From Seoul arriving in Chengdu, I wish the flight attendants could distribute the arrival card and immigration form. We all had to scramble filling out the forms before getting in line for the immigration counters.

Nov 23, 2019

That'll about does it for me, friend. Thanks for the service.

Nov 20, 2019

Movie continually interrupted by announcements. Some of which were inaudible.

Nov 10, 2019

No WiFi on this air China from LA to Beijing. Seats lay flat in business but not as comfortable as new planes

Nov 8, 2019

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