Air China

Discover China with Air China!

Air China is a member carrier of the world’s largest airline network - Star Alliance. It was also the airline partner of the Olympics Beijing 2008. With a fleet of Boeing 747-800, 777-300 and Airbus 330’s, Air China offers frequent daily non-stop flights between North America and China (North America gateways include Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Houston, Washington, Honolulu, Vancouver and Montréal).

Air China is the only designated carrier that also offers special flights for Chinese leaders on their official visit to other countries and foreign leaders traveling within China, which is another piece of convincing evidence of our exclusive status as China’s only national flag carrier. Headquartered in Beijing, Air China has a number of offshoots in different regions of the country including southwest China, Zhejiang, Chongqing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Hubei, Guizhou, Tibet, Wenzhou and also has some regional operational bases like South China Base and East China Base.

Based on the statistics last updated on December 31, 2016, we have a fleet of 623 passenger aircraft and freighters of mainly Boeing and Airbus families aged 6.36 years on average, including those operated by the carriers we have a majority stake in. We operate 378 routes, including 102 international routes, 14 regional routes and 262 domestic routes, serving 176 cities in 41 countries and regions, including 64 international cities, 3 regional cities and 109 domestic cities. Relying on the network of the Star Alliance, we have expanded our presence to 1,330 destinations in 192 countries.

Economy Class

Air China’s Economy Class provides friendly service to all passengers. All seats offer a personal in-flight entertainment system. For the in-flight meals, Air China offers its passengers a balanced diet, focusing on seasonal variations and

Business Class

Air China’s Business Class is equipped with full flat-bed seats. We are committed to providing Business Class passengers with a peaceful environment. Eating is a way to relax. During your flight, you will able to enjoy the best of China's food culture, along with local specialties from around the world. We select classic dishes from far corners to create a perfect combination of Chinese and Western cuisine.

In-Flight Entertainment

High up in the air, Air China offers you a number of in-flight magazines and newspapers, 12 music channels and 8 classic movies by such famous directors as John Woo, Jia Zhangke and Xie Fei. You won't feel bored onboard. Our widebody jets are outfitted with the world's most state-of-the-art AVOD system which features dozens of bilingual classic movies, one hundred music CDs and a wide selection of games, keeping you entertained for the duration of the flight. Blue Button

Chauffeured Transfer

Passengers, who have purchased Air China tickets with designated routes and booking class, are entitled to the chauffeured transfer service provided by Air China. If you wish to request & apply for the Chauffeured transfer service, please visit

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