China Eastern Airlines is one of the largest airlines in China and was formed in 1988.It serves nearly 70 million customers annually and is ranked among the world’s top 5 airlines in terms of passenger transportation volume.
The airline operates out of its hubs at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. It believes in providing dedicated service to its loyal customers and holds customer satisfaction above all else. It is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance that enables it to provide even more destinations and other conveniences to passengers when they choose to fly China Eastern.
Other than the wide range of domestic destinations, the carrier also serves a range of cities all over the world. Passengers in the Middle East can make China Eastern online bookings for traveling to Europe, Asia, Australia and America.
The fleet of the airline consists of many models of Airbus and Boeing aircraft and a few Embraer ERJ-145are a part of it as well. The Airbus A320-200 is a major part of the fleet, with many more of this model on order.
When you decide to fly with this carrier, there are many conveniences that make the experience memorable for passengers. The comfort begins right at home where you can use the China Eastern Airlines online check in facility to complete the check-in formalities and print your boarding pass even before reaching the airport. You can also use your China Eastern PNR status to verify your ticket details a few hours before your flight.
Once you are on board the aircraft, you would be greeted by a well-trained cabin crew who along with providing great service also exude poise and elegance. Other than a choice of Chinese or Western meals, you can also enjoy a range of snacks and beverages on the flight. The on-board entertainment and duty-free shopping complete the experience. For more information, please contact the customer service of the airline here.
The China Eastern baggage allowance allows hand baggage of up to 5 kg in Economy and Business Class, while First Class passengers are allowed 2 such pieces. Check-in baggage may be up to 20, 30 and 40 kg in Economy, Business and First Class respectively. Infants on international flights may also be allowed up to 10 kg of check-in baggage. For more details on baggage policy, please check here.
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The online check-in facility is available from 24 hours to 90 minutes prior to departure.
For the first class, passengers traveling by Non-Eastern Miles, or “Eastern Miles'' Standard are allowed 40 kg of baggage. SkyTeam Elite passengers are allowed 50 kgs of baggage, Eastern Miles Silver, or SkyTeam Elite Plus are allowed 60 kgs, and Eastern Miles Platinum and Gold passengers are allowed luggage worth 80 kgs. For Luxury Business Class/Business Class, Non-Eastern Miles Customers, “Eastern Miles'' Standard passengers are allowed 30 kgs, SkyTeam Elite passengers are allowed 40 kgs, Eastern Miles Silver or SkyTeam Elite Plus passengers are allowed 50 kgs, while Eastern Miles Platinum and Gold passengers are allowed 70 kgs. For Premium Economy Class/Economy Class, Non-Eastern Miles Customers, “Eastern Miles'' Standard passengers get 20 kgs, SkyTeam Elite passengers get 30 kgs, “Eastern Miles” Silver, SkyTeam Elite Plus get 50 kgs, and “Eastern Miles” Platinum and Gold get 60 kgs.
Children up to 2 years of age are not required to have their own seats. However, you must inform the airline that you plan to travel with an infant on your lap
No, checking in online is not compulsory for China Eastern Airlines passengers.
China Eastern Airlines covers 40 international destinations.
Each seat in a China Eastern Airlines plane has a screen attached, via which passengers can access content on demand.
China Eastern Airlines doesn’t allow dogs, cats, or other animals to travel with passengers in the cabin
China Eastern Airlines serves wine with meals.
ICAO Code - CES, IATA Designator - MU, Airline Code - 781.
You may not carry alcohol in your carry-on baggage. Any alcohol that you wish to transport needs to be checked in.