China Airlines is flag carrier of the Republic of China and Taiwan’s largest airline with Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport as its headquarter. It operates in North America, Oceania, Southeast Asia and East Asia, and Hong Kong route has become its busiest and most profit flight market, making hundreds of flights between Taiwan and Hong Kong weekly, including locations like Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taipei (Taoyuan). The slogan of China Airlines is Journey with a caring smile and it has a plum blossom logo, which is National Flower of the Republic of China. It flies to more than 900 destinations in more than 173 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
China Airlines Check- In
Passengers are expected to check in two hours before a flight scheduled departure time, however, you can spend more than three hours for some airports that are very busy with a strict procedure like the one seen in the United States. Those with special needs such as disable, blind, unaccompanied minors and other conditions not mentioned here, it is recommended they are at the airport within two hours before departure to help them check in successfully.
Free Baggage Allowance
For all the China Airlines classes, baggage should not exceed 56x36x23cm 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.
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.
The China Airlines cabin crews are specially trained to serve every passenger. The interior of the airline fleets have great rooms for your leg and this depends on the class you are making use of. There are lots of entertainments for you in your long haul journeys from movies, music, audio-visual and documentaries for your pleasure. The airline has made it possible for you to reach your destination in comfort and luxury. The in-flight magazine is Dynasty that offers passengers insight into the progress of the airline, entertainment, fashion and lifestyle. Fantasy Sky is the in-flight entertainment system that is seen is on the aircrafts that have the Audio/Video on Demand. The Sky Boutique is the duty-free sales magazine that is given to every passenger too
China Airlines Frequent Flyer- Dynasty Flyer
Dynasty Flyer is the frequent flyer service of the airline. There are lots of benefits for those who qualify for this service like earning miles for their flights in any SkyTeam partner, have access to up to 470 lounges around the world, a guaranteed reservation and lots more.
China Airlines Flights Class & Fleet
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 has. However, some of these fleets are to be delivered to the company in 2014 like the A330-300. China Airlines has the first class that is provided in the Boeing 747 aircraft that serves San Francisco and Los Angeles, the business class is called the ‘Dynasty class and it is offered in all the fleets and then, there is the economy class.