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  • Meals and beverages are included
  • Audio/Video On Demand on some flights; shared cabin screens on some flight; no in flight entertainment on some flights
  • Seats convert to fully lie flat beds on some flights in business class; seats convert to angled beds on other flights
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 2 x 23kg bags in economy class; baggage allowance of 2 x 32kg bags in business class; baggage allowance of 3 x 32kg bags in first class
    • Commenced scheduled services in 1988
    • Headquartered in Shanghai
    • One of the three major Chinese airlines
    • Holds controlling shares in over 24 subsidiaries
    • Operates fleet of more than 300 long haul and short haul aircraft with average age of less than seven years
    • Carries nearly 70 million travelers annually and ranks among the world’s top 5 airlines in terms of passenger transportation volume
    • Along with subsidiary Shanghai Air joined SkyTeam alliance in 2011
    • First Chinese carrier to order aircraft from Airbus
    • Relatively inexpensive fares for full service carrier
    • Generous baggage allowance
    • A300-600
    • A319
    • A320
    • A321
    • A330-200
    • A330-300
    • A340-300
    • A340-600
    • 737-300
    • 737-700
    • 737-800
    • Embraer ERJ 145
    • CRJ 200ER
    • SkyTeam
    • Shanghai Airlines
    • China Eastern Yunnan Airlines
    • China United Airlines
    • Joy Air
    • Jetstar Hong Kong

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