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Baggage Policy

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Your baggage allowance will vary depending on the cabin you fly to.

Equipaje de Mano

The hand baggage allowance for your China United Airlines flight will vary according to the class fare purchased. To find out your baggage allowance for your China United Airlines flight, please consult your travel itinerary. But as a guide, in most instances, passengers are entitled to 10kg of free carry-on.

Equipaje Facturado

A passenger's baggage allowance will vary according to the ticket fare and destinations. But in general, economy passengers will need to pre-purchase checked baggage - or purchase allowance (additional fees) at the airport. Checked baggage will have to fit within maximum dimensions of no more than 40cm x 60cm x 100cm.

Cabin Classes

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China United Airlines has 1 cabin class, Economy Class.

Clase Económica

The airline is a LCC, meaning services such as checked baggage and in-flight meals will have fees.


There is an in-flight magazine for entertainment, with on-board duty-free shopping available. On-board WiFi is not available.


Water (bottled) is available for free on flights. There is no complimentary meal. Depending on the route, a number of meal options are available for purchase. Passengers can bring their own snacks on-board. There are no special meal options available.

What are Seats Like?

Seats are basic but comfortable, with padded headrests and armrests and drop-down trays. Seats are configured in a 3-3 formation.

Selección de asiento

Online seat selection is available for some flights on certain routes from Beijing Airport. This will be confirmed during the booking process.


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Find out about China United Airlines' check-in policy, including check-in closing and opening times.

Web Check-in

Online check-in is only available for flights departing from Beijing Airport. This can be completed through the China United Airlines webpage. Note that sometimes the airline will close its online check-in function - when this happens, check-in will need to be undertaken at the airport.

For all other routes, online check-in is not currently available, and will need to be completed at the airport.

Check-in en el aeropuerto

Passengers flying with China United Airlines are recommended to arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to flight departure to make sure they have plenty of time to check-in for their flight. Check-in closes 40 minutes before departure.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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China United Airlines does not offer a frequent flyer program.

Alianza de aerolíneas

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China United Airlines is not part of an airline alliance.

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Destinations that China United Airlines flies to

China United Airlines flies to a vast amount of destinations, below is a table showing of all its destinations:

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