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China Airlines

Safety rating: 7/7  Rating Criteria | Safety Rating Breakdown

Product rating : 5.5/7  Rating Criteria
Airlineratings.com presents our independent China Airlines safety ratings and reviews.

Country of Origin: Taiwan  |  Airline Code: CI

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Economy Class

  • Full meals and beverages provided on medium and long haul flights; light meals or snacks with tea and coffee served on flights less than three hours
  • Audio/Video On Demand and in seat power available on A330s, A340s and refitted 747s; no Audio/Video On Demand on 737s ; WiFi available on the 777 as well as in seat power and USB ports
  • Seat pitch of 32 inch with 115 degree recline; on the 777, seats of three transform in to a couch. A mattress is provided for passenger who have bought this seat selection
  • Blankets and pillows provided
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 20kg but varies with flight
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Premium Economy

  • Only available on the 777 aircraft
  • Full meal and beverage service
  • Audio video on demand through seat back screens; WIFi, USB ports and in seat power
  • Seat slide forward into a shell rather then recline meaning no one can recline in to your personal space. Seats have leg and foot rest also. Seat pitch of approximately 38 inch
  • Blanket, pillow and amenity kit provided

Business Class

  • Meals can be pre-booked on all medium to long haul flights from on line menu or choice can be made on board
  • Audio/Video On Demand and in seat power available on A330s, A340s, 777s and 747s
  • Seat pitch of 60 inch which transform into slightly angled lie flat bed with storage space and privacy dividers on 747s; seat pitch of 63 inch with 166 degree recline plus leg rest on A330s; seat pitch of 60 inch with 150 degree recline on A340s; seats transform in to lie flat beds on the 777 with every seat having aisle access. seat pitch of 40 inch and minimal recline in 2-2 seating layout on 737s;
  • Pillow, duvet, eye mask, slippers and amenity kit on medium and long haul flights
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 30kg but varies with flight
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First Class

  • Available only on 747s
  • Meals can be pre-booked on all medium to long haul flights from on line menu or choice can be made on board
  • Spacious seats transform into fully lie flat beds with aisle access for all passengers
  • Large pillow, duvet and amenity kit provided
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 40kg but varies with flight

History

  • Commenced passenger services in 1962
  • Largest airline in Taiwan with operations based out of Taipei and flag carrier of the Republic of China
  • Joined SkyTeam alliance in September 2011
  • Its wholly owned subsidiary, Mandarin Airlines, manages regional flights to secondary cities with smaller capacity requirements
  • Currently serves 110 destinations in 28 countries in Asia, America, Oceania, Taiwan and China

Major Strengths

  • Improvement in safety record with fleet of modern aircraft

Subsidiary Airlines

  • Mandarin Airlines

Alliances

  • SkyTeam

Aircraft Types

  • A330-300
  • A340-300
  • 747-400
  • 737-800
  • 777-300
  • A350

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