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Air China

Air China

(Screenshot of Air China web site / March 2020)

About: Air China is China’s national flag carrier with the hub of its operations based at Beijing International Airport. Offering numerous long range routes to North America, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia, it annually carries more than 100 million domestic and international passengers.

Below you can read more about the different traveller services Air China has to offer including their frequent flyer program, airport lounges and some other helpful information.

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Hubs: Beijing Capital   •   Chengdu

Alliance: Star Alliance

Frequent Flyer Program: Air China’s PhoenixMiles loyalty program offers members a host of travel benefits

Lounges: While Beijing has 12 lounges, Air China has five lounges for business and first class passengers with four in Terminal 3, and one in Terminal 2. Passengers on international flights can enjoy a four-hour maximum stay at the Air China’s Transit Lounge at Terminal 3E. Terms and conditions apply to access the lounges.

Transit Hotel: For transits through Beijing, as well as Chengdu, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Tianjin and Chongqing, passengers who meet transit accommodation terms can enjoy one-night accommodation in the transit city for free. The hotel will also provide breakfast and other services.

Delays & Cancellation: Passengers experiencing disruptions on Air China flights can apply for delay or cancellation certificates.

Flight Delay Plan: Air China offers Contingency Plans for passengers affected by flight disruptions.

Other Useful Info:

  • Baggage Info
  • Transit Visa: A 72-hour visa-free transit policy allows air passengers from 53 countries to transit and stay for up to 72 hours (3 days) in 18 cities in China. In certain cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang, or Jiangsu, passengers can now enjoy 44-hour visa-free status.