Headquartered at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, China Airlines (CI) is the largest airline in the island Taiwan. With destinations spread out across Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America, the airline exhibits a strong presence in the domestic as well as international air network. It also has a freight division that offers cargo carrier services to Asia, Europe and North America. China Airline is also the whole and sole owner of its subsidiary, Mandarin Airlines that takes care of regional flying needs with smaller capacity requirements. It has over a hundred aircrafts in its fleet flying operating scheduled flights to nearly 110 destinations. The airline offers excellent in-flight services and more to offer a memorable flying experience.
Classes of Service
China Airlines offer three classes of service: First Class, Business Class and Economy Class.
First Class: Limited to Boeing 777 aircrafts, first class in Air China offers comfortable seats designed to turn into fully flat beds. Special services include additional blankets, pillows, a separate menu, complimentary drinks and dedicated in-flight entertainment units.
Business Class: On China Airlines, it is referred to as Dynasty Class. Passengers flying this class enjoy seats that offer a 160 degree recline, 52 inches of pitch on most flights. IFE with 15 inches of display screen is also available to all passengers.
Economy Class: China Airlines offers economy seats with a pitch of 31-32 inches. A well balanced delicious meal menu is also available to all flyers.
- Depending on seat class, flight distance and destination, a variety of eastern and western meals are offered on the flight. Special meals are also offered on request.
- Air China's in-flight entertainment system, Fantasy Sky, offers all passengers a Audio/Video on Demand. Choose from a collection of over a hundred songs, movies and shows and watch it your preferred language, English, Mandarin or Japanese.
- Dynasty flyers have access to special air lounges that serve a range of refreshments, reading entertainment, television options and business facilities.
- Read from a range of China Airlines' in-flight magazines about local and international. events, cultures and news.
China Airlines lets passengers self check in for flights without having to standing long queues at the airport. Use the online check-in facility via laptop, computer or even your mobile phone between 24 to 1.5 hours prior to departure and simply drop off your bag at the relevant counter and proceed to security check.
Rewards Programs and Perks
Dynasty Flyer, China Airlines' frequent flyer program offers different tiers, Gold, Emerald, and Paragon. Each time your fly Chine Airlines, add miles to your programs and redeem within 12 months for access to VIP lounges, seat upgrade options, additional checked baggage allowance and more.