Air China

Air China

Everything you need to know before flying with Air China

Air China in a nutshell

Krystof Hajek updated 3. 1. 2024

Air China is the official national carrier of China and one of its largest airlines.

It has its main base at Beijing Capital PEK Airport and equally important hubs at Shanghai PVG and Chengdu CTU.

Air China is one of only two airlines that are allowed to and do fly to North Korea.

Travelers often confuse the airline with Taiwan's China Airlines.

Air China
IATA code
Star Alliance
Country of origin
01. 07. 1988

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Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.