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Baggage Rules

Economy Class

Economy Class

Checked BaggageCarry-On Baggage

Fare Family

DiscountBasicStandardFlex
Maximum height: 9 inches (23 cm)
Maximum width: 14 inches (36 cm)
 Maximum length: 22 inches (56 cm)
Weight: 7 kg
Quantity: 1 piece
Booking ClassLN/H/Q/RT/V/KM/B/Y
Free Baggage AllowanceWeight System20KG30KG30KG35KG
Piece System1 pieces,
50 lbs (23 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
50 lbs (23 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
50 lbs (23 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
50 lbs (23 KG)/ pieces
Premium Economy Class

Premium Economy Class

Checked BaggageCarry-On Baggage

Fare Family

BasicStandardFlex
Maximum height: 9 inches (23 cm)
Maximum width: 14 inches (36 cm)
 Maximum length: 22 inches (56 cm)
Weight: 7 kg
Quantity: 1 piece
Booking ClassEAU/W
Free Baggage AllowanceWeight System35KG35KG35KG
Piece System2 pieces,
61 lbs (28 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
61 lbs (28 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
61 lbs (28 KG)/ pieces
Business Class

Business Class

Checked BaggageCarry-On Baggage

Fare Family

BasicStandardFlex
Maximum height: 9 inches (23 cm)
Maximum width: 14 inches (36 cm)
 Maximum length: 22 inches (56 cm)
Weight: 7KG/pieces
Quantity: 2 piece
※ If passengers carry garment bag as carry-on baggage, thickness of garment bag is limited to 20cm or less after folded.
Booking ClassDCJ
Free Baggage AllowanceWeight System40KG40KG40KG
Piece System2 pieces,
70 lbs (32 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
70 lbs (32 KG)/ pieces
2 pieces,
70 lbs (32 KG)/ pieces

Baggage Allowance applied by cabin class when applying fares other than table above:

CabinFree Baggage Allowance
Weight SystemPiece System
Economy Class30 KG2 pieces, 23 KG/ pieces
Premium Economy Class35 KG2 pieces, 28 KG/ pieces
Business Class40 KG2 pieces, 32 KG/ pieces


Weight System :

For trips outside of the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian territories.


Piece System :

For trips from and to the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian territories (excluding Guam).


Terms and Conditions
  • The adjustments apply to the tickets booked in CI/AE operated flight numbers, or CI/AE are of operating airlines for the longest sector in interline journey.
  • CI/AE code-shared flights operated by other airlines might differ across carriers. Special Fare Types (e.g. Labor/Student/Seaman etc.) or other promotional tickets which additional free baggage allowances have been provided are based on ticket information.
  • Liability of Check Baggage are based on ticket free baggage allowance information.
  • Baggage size information:
    • Economy / Premium Economy / Business class: The sum of each bag's three dimensions may not exceed 62 inches (158 cm).
Partner Carriers' Regulations

Partner Carriers' Regulations

China Airlines makes every effort to provide the best services during our code-shared flights. We also recognize the quality of services provided by our partner carriers. If you have any doubt about extended service, baggage, or other fees charged by our partner carriers, please refer to the following regulations regarding code-shared flights:

Code-Share Airlines

The Most Significant Carrier (for Trips Involving Interlink Baggage Regulations)

The Most Significant Carrier (MSC) is:

  • For travel between  IATA areas: The first carrier flying in between two of the  IATA areas
  • For travel between IATA sub areas: The first carrier flying in between the sub areas.
  • For travel within the same IATA sub area: The first carrier crossing an international border
The Most Significant Carrier (MSC)
IATA AreaSub Area
North America, Central and South America, HawaiiU.S., Canada, Mexico
Caribbean
Central America
South America
Europe, Middle EastEurope
Middle East
Africa
Asia, Guam, Southwest PacificJapan,Korea
Southeast Asia
South Asian Subcontinent
Southwest Pacific
Regulations for Code-Shared Flights
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