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China Eastern Airlines Baggage Allowance

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Cabin or Hand Baggage Allowance

You are allowed to carry 1 piece of hand luggage with weight of 5 kgs maximum and linear dimensions of 115 cms. If weight or dimensions are more than this , then it has to be checked in.

Checked In baggage

Domestic Flights (within China)

Free allowance is 40, 30 and 20 kgs for First, Business and Economy Class travelers.

Excess baggage charges are levied on per kg basis and the rate for same is determined at 1.5% on published one-way direct economy ticket for an adult passenger.

International Flights

For the purpose of determining the free check in baggage rules on international routes, the routes are divided into two categories. These are:

For Europe, Australia, Japan, Korea, Dubai, Singapore and Thailand

    Standard baggage allowance is dependent on class of travel. First Class are allowed 3 bags of 32 kg each, Business Class 2 bags of 32 kg each, Premium Economy 2 bags of 32 kg each piece and Economy class 2 pcs of 23 kg each.

Dimensions limit shall be less than 158 cms for each bag.

Frequent Flyers “Eastern Miles” Gold members allowed 1 additional bag of 32 kgs. Eastern Miles Silver and Skyteam Elite Plus and Elite members are allowed 1 more bag of up to 23 kgs.

Excess Baggage

In case of oversized baggage, the charges are CNY 1000 per piece when total dimensions are between 158 cms and 203 cms. In case of dimension more than 203 cms, CNY 2000 will be charged per pc.

For weight less than 32 kgs, but more than 23 kgs for economy travelers, the charges are CNY 1000. The same charges apply when size increases 158 cms.

In case passengers want to bring more bags, then first exceeding bag will be charged CNY1000 and the next ones will be charged CNY 2000.

 

For North America

Standard baggage allowance is 2 bags of 32 kg each for First and Business Class and 2 bags of 23 kg each for Economy Class passengers. The dimension of each bag shall be less than 158 cms.

Frequent Flyer members of ‘Eastern Miles’ gold card are allowed one additional whose weight shall not exceed 32 kgs.

Eastern Miles silver card or Skyteam Super Elite or Elite Card members are allowed 1 more bag up to 23 kgs.

Excess Baggage

In case of oversized baggage, excess charges are CNY 1000 per pc for more than 158 and less than 203 cms. For more than 203 cms, charges are CNY 2700 per pc.

If weight is more than 23 kgs and less than 32 kgs, CNY 1000 and if weight is more than 32 kg, then CNY 2700 is charged per piece.

For Dubai

Standards allowance is 3 pcs of 32 kgs each for First Class, 2 pcs of 32 kg each for Business and Economy extra and 2 bags of 23 kgs each for Economy. Sum of dimensions shall be less than 158 cms for each bag.

Frequent Flyer members of ‘Eastern Miles’ gold card are allowed one additional pcs not exceeding 32 kgs.

Eastern Miles silver card or Skyteam Super Elite or Elite Card members are allowed 1 more bag up to 23 kgs.

Excess baggage

For oversized luggage, more than 158 cms but less than 203 cm, CNY 1000 per pc and for more than 203 cm, CNY 2000 per piece is charged.

For overweight baggage, 23 to 32 kgs, allowance is CNY 1000 per pc.

For over-piece luggage, CNY 1000 for first bag and CNY 2000 for next bags is charged.

Baggage Allowance for Infants

One fully collapsible infant trolley can be carried free of cost.

Infants travelling on 10 percent of adult fare ticket are not entitled to free baggage allowance on domestic flights (except food, medicines and diapers) but they are allowed 10 kg allowance for international flights.

On international flights where the piece concept of allowance applies, the regulations are as follows:

  1. First and Business class infant travellers who have bought tickets at 10 percent of adult fare are allowed 2 pcs of 32 kg each with dimension sum of 158 cms each. Economy travellers are allowed 1 pcs of 23 kgs and dimensions sum of 115 cms.

  2. First and Business class passengers- one adult and one infant- are allowed 2 bags of 23 kg and 158 cm dimensions for one pcs and 273 cms of both. Economy class are allowed 1 pcs of 23 kg each with 115 cms dimension limit.
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Adao da Cunha

Posted on 04-Sep-2016
I am flying on Sept 15 to the Philippines by China Eastern Airlines and I am confused about the carry-on hand luggage. I have a backpack with a total measure of 114cm +/- and another piece with the total measure of 100cm. Am I allowed to bring the 2 pieces with me? Thanks for your help

Admin Reply :

You have not mentioned the place of origin of flight. Anyways, 1 pcs of cabin luggage of sum of dimensions is allowed. The second one will have to be checked in. 

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