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China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Leeds, United...
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China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Hello all,

I have a question about China Eastern Baggage Allowance. We are flying ECONOMY from Seoul - Shanghai - London Heathrow in a couple of weeks and want to double check the baggage allowance as it is confusing.

It says max weight 23kg/ 2 pcs. Does that mean 23kg per piece or total?

Ive also read max weight 20kg somewhere.

Has anybody recently travelled with China Eastern who can clear this up for me

please? I would rather pay postal costs than excess costs in the airport.

Ive used tripadvisor before and always found it really helpful so thank you in advance for any information you can give me.

Really dont want to turn up at the airport twice over the limit!



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Sherbrooke, Canada
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1. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Whatdoes their website say? Forget what you "heard", what matters is thelfficial source.

The 20kg limit is for domestic flights. The way I read what you wrote is 2 pieces of 23kg each.

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2. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Checked the website - quite clear

Economy - 2 pieces per passenger with max weight of 23 kg per piece and max size of 158 cm per piece.


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3. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

2pieces yes BUT one piece is for carry on 15lb./7kg the other is for a check in 44lb./20kg.

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4. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Based on MU's Chinese website.

Hand-carry luggage is 5kg, and one can check-in 2 pieces of luggage (23kg each).

I tried to find info on hand carry luggage through their english website, but could not find it.

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5. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

Chinese airlines and other international airlines weigh your carryon and charge you for overage. So be real careful with the weight of your carryon.

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6. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

That's not my experience. Just this week I was flying China Eastern from Shanghai to Hong Kong and back. Our carryon was not checked for weight at either airport.

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7. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

I am flying china eastern lax- shanghai in a week. Anybody, can tell me if a laptop bag is considered your CARRY ON bag.

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8. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

how many luggage check in n weight of each free.

Lucknow, India
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9. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

For international flight one can carry max 05kg one cabin baggage and max 23 kg each two check in baggage

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10. Re: China Eastern Baggage Allowance

I just called China Eastern Airlines in Shanghai Pudong airport and an operator (her name was Song) told me that the 20kgs checked-in baggage is including 2-3 luggage as long theay are 20kgs in total. the carry-on is 5kgs. 2015.08.19

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