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Optional Services and Fees

Published   Thursday, July 5, 2018

Optional Services and Fees

1. Unchecked Baggage
 
1. Each passenger (other than infant) may carry the following amount of baggage with them. Before you begin your journey, please check all the information relating to the amount of carried-on baggage allowance and what articles can be carried on board.
Flight TypeCabinLimit on Number of BagsLimit Weight (for Each Bag)Size of carried-on article
Domestic flightFirst Class210KGHeight≤55CM(21.6 inches)     Length≤40CM(15.8 inches)    Width≤20CM(7.9 inches)
Business Class1
Economy Class1
International or regional flight First Class210KGHeight≤56CM(22.0 inches)     Length≤45CM(17.7 inches)    Width≤25CM(9.8 inches)     Length+Width+Height≤115CM(45 inches)
Business Class1
Economy Class1

Note: Carried on items exceeding the above-mentioned weight, number or size limits shall be checked as checked baggage.
2. In addition to the afore-mentioned baggage allowance, passengers who carry an infant may carry the following articles free of charge: 
(1) The essentials for an infant during the journey, such as food and diapers.
(2) A collapsible lightweight stroller which can be put on the baggage rack of the cabin.
(3) A cradle or fastening system to an infant (used in case of occupying a seat).
Note: The security check department of the airport may adjust the restriction on carried on articles based on the security conditions. Please be cooperative. 
3. Disabled passengers may carry auxiliary devices on board (including but not limited to the following articles):
(1) Auxiliary devices for disabled passengers, including but not limited to: cane, crutch, artificial limb, walking aid, or collapsible wheelchair. Only China-US routes allow regular collapsible or the manually assembled wheelchairs for adults to be carried on board. Only one wheelchair is allowed for each flight. The total dimensions of such wheelchair (without removing rollers or any parts) shall not exceed 33×91×106 cm/13×36×42 inches. 
(2) Service dog
(3) Tactile stick, visual aid, glasses for the blind, guide dog
(4) Hearing aid, hearing dog 
4. Liquid articles
A. On domestic flights
(1) Passengers on domestic flights are not allowed to carry any liquid articles. However, such articles can be checked, provided that their packaging satisfies related regulations for civil aviation transport. 
(2) Passengers may carry a small amount of cosmetics for their own use during the journey. Only one item for each type of cosmetics can be carried on board, which shall not exceed100 ml in volume, and shall be packed independently and be inspected by open the bottle.
(3) International passengers who stop or transit at any domestic airports of China may carry on board tax-free liquid articles that they carried with them into China only if such articles are put into the transparent plastic bag which is intact and sealed, with shopping proof, and subject to the security check. 
(4) Passengers who carry an infant may apply to the airline during the purchase of ticket for the airline to supply liquid dairy products on board. Essential articles needed by diabetic patients or other patients shall be handed over to the crew members for keeping after safety inspection is performed. 
B. On international and regional flights 
(1) For passengers on an international or regional flight departing from airports in China's, each of the carried-on liquid articles shall not exceed 100 ml in volume. Where the volume exceeds 100 ml, such item shall not be allowed to carry even if the container is not fully filled, and shall be checked in. 
Any container containing liquid articles shall be put into a transparent, re-sealable plastic bag with a maximum volume of 1 L. Each passenger can bring only one such transparent plastic bag for each journey. Excess bags shall be checked in. Each transparent plastic bag containing liquid articles shall receive separate safety inspection. 
(2) Items purchased at tax-free shops in the passenger terminal or on the flight shall be put into sealed transparent plastic bags, and which shall not be opened without permission. Passengers shall keep the shopping proof for inspection. 
(3) Passengers traveling with an infant may carry liquid dairy products, and diabetic patient or other patients may carry with necessary liquid medicines, provided that they are subject to safety check and carried in moderate amount. 
 
2.North America Routes (United States,Canada)

Baggage allowance in United States,Canada
Cabin/ClassNumber of complimentary baggageMaximum weightMaximum linear dimensions
Standard limitsFirst-class270 lbs (32 KG)/pieceThe maximum overall measurement of length, width and height should not exceed 158CM
Business270 lbs (32 KG)/piece
Economy250 lbs (23 KG)/piece

The maximum overall measurement of length, width and height of any piece should not exceed 158CM. The sum of the measurement of length, width and height of any two pieces should not exceed 273CM.

Excess chargesOversized baggage:
USD 165/piece for a baggage >62 inches (158 CM) and ≤80 inches (203 CM) USD 445/piece for a baggage >80 inches (203 CM) (To be authorized by airline)

Overweight baggage: 
United States: USD 165/piece for a baggage >50 lbs. (23 KG) and ≤70 lbs. (32 KG) 

USD445/piece for a baggage >70 lbs. (32 KG) and ≤99 lbs. (45 KG) 

The maximum weight of any piece of checked baggage should not exceed 99 lbs. (45 KG)

Canada: 200 CAD/piece for a baggage >50 lbs. (23 KG) and ≤70 lbs. (32 KG) . 

The maximum weight of any piece of checked baggage should not exceed 70 lbs. (32 KG)”

Additional pieces of baggage:
USD 165/piece≤50 lbs(23 KG)
The above mentioned charges apply for any oversized, overweight and/or additional pieces of baggage.
 

3. Europe, Australia, Japan, Korea, Dubai, Singapore and Bangkok
 
Effective on 10 January 2012 (ticket issued date), China Eastern Airlines would implement new checked baggage standards on routes to Europe, Australia and Japan as shown below (Piece System):
 
Baggage allowance in Europe, Australia, Japan , Korea, Dubai, Singapore and Bangkok
ClassPcsWeightSize
Standard baggageFirst370 lbs (32 KG)/pcsDimensions Total: 62 inches (158 cm)
Business270 lbs (32 KG)/pcs
W/Class270 lbs (32 KG)/pcs
Economy250 lbs (23 KG)/pcs
Overweight ChargesOversized:
Over 62 to 80 inches (158 to 203 cm) -- USD 165/PC Over 80 inches (203 cm) -- USD330/PC, with MU authorization
Overweight:
Over 50 lbs. (23 KG) to 70 lbs. (32 KG) -- USD165/PC; Over 70 lbs. (32 KG)/PC is not allowed.
Additional pieces of baggage:
For 1st additional piece -- USD165
Extra 2nd piece and up -- USD330/PC
Progressive rate on oversized / overweight / additional pieces of checked baggage.

*Note: There may be fluctuations of the currency exchange rate between U.S. and the flight of origin.

Remarks:

  • Infant: Unoccupied Infant seats may be entitled to 1 PC of checked baggage with the same weight as an adult companion while the size limit (dimensions total) is restricted under 115cm. In addition, 1 pc of foldable baby trolley is allowed.
  • Gold / Silver Card Members of Eastern Airlines Miles: Extra 1 PC of complimentary checked baggage with maximum weight not more than 70 lbs. (32 KG) for Eastern Miles Gold Card Members while 50 lbs. (23 KG) for Silver Card Members.
  • Elite Plus / Elite Members of SkyTeam:Extra 1 PC of free check-in baggage with weight not more than 50 lbs(23 KG) for both Elite Plus and Elite Members.

4. China Domestics

Baggage allowance in China Domestics
ClassAdult/ChildInfant
First40kgNone
Business30kg
Economy20kg

Remarks:

A domestic infant passenger has no free baggage allowance, while each international infant passenger is allowed free baggage within 10 Kg. A baby stroller can be checked for each infant passenger.
 
Be sure to log on to the actual carrier’s website prior to travel or call the actual carrier’s customer service to understand the specific baggage information of its flight.
 
Calculating Overweight Luggage,Charges for overweight luggage are calculated as 1.5% of the cost of a one-way adult direct flight ticket for the route on that day per kilogram.Charges will be calculated as RMB and rounded to the nearest whole unit.

5. Other International and Regional

Baggage allowance in other international and regional places
Type of passengerClassWeight limit (Per piece)
Adult & ChildFirst Class40kg
Business Class30kg
Economy Class20kg
InfantAll classes10kg (1 folded portable stroller or a car seat can be checked additionally at no charge.)


For baggage exceeding the aforesaid number of pieces, weight or size, an excess baggage fee shall be levied.
 
Calculating Overweight Luggage,Charges for overweight luggage are calculated as 1.5% of the cost of a one-way adult direct flight ticket for the route on that day per kilogram.Charges will be calculated as RMB and rounded to the nearest whole unit. 
If you purchase the ticket, which is connected with other airlines or of which the code is shared, from China Eastern Airlines, the policies executed by the actual carrier’s counter during check-in might be different from those indicated in your ticket. Please be sure to log on to the actual carrier’s website prior to travel or call the actual carrier’s customer service to understand the specific baggage information of its flight.
6.About “Priority seats” Fees
“Priority seats” refers to preferred seats on China Eastern Airlines routes in designated areas paid for through authorized China Eastern Airlines channels.
Passengers may select their priority seats once they have paid for a more comfortable and spacious in-flight experience.
Applicable seats and prices:
AirlinePriority seatsPrice
Long flights to or from Europe, America, and AustraliaPriority seats in the first row of the economy section and emergency exit seatsFrom USD 80
Priority seats for Economy seats rows 34 to 40From USD 20
Priority seats for Economy seats rows 62 to 65From USD 10
Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea routesPriority seats in the first row of the economy section and emergency exit seatsFrom USD 30
Hong Kong/Macao/Taiwan routesPriority seats in the first row of the economy section and emergency exit seatsFrom USD 20

Note: Prices are published on-site for each sales channel and may vary for different sales channels.

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