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Sichuan Airlines – Cheap Flights

Sichuan Airlines flew its first flight in 1988; in 2002 the airline was reorganized and the Sichuan provincial government became its major shareholder through the Sichuan Airlines Group. Most flights are within the People’s Republic of China or in East Asia, but the airline does have a few flights to North America, Australian and New Zealand, and even Europe.

Sichuan Airlines suffers from the same punctuality problems of many airlines in the People’s Republic of China, which are frequently delayed due to the overcrowding of the airports and not generally the airlines. Airlines which have most of their flights in China frequently have poor on-time performance statistics.

Sichuan Airlines’ subsidiary is Chengdu Airlines. Sichuan Airlines also has codeshare arrangements with China Eastern Airlines, China Express Airlines and China Southern Airlines.

Sichuan Airlines US Destinations

  • Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Sichuan Airlines Domestic (China) Destinations

Beijing, Changsha, Changzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Dehong, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hefel, Hohot, Jinan, Jinghong, Jiuzhaigou, Kumming, Lanzhou, Mianyang, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Nantong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wanzhou, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xi’an, Xiamen, Xichang, Xining, Xuzhou, Yichang, Yinchuan, Yiwu, Zhangjiajie, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou

Sichuan Airlines International Destinations

  • Australia: Melbourne, Sydney
  • Canada: Vancouver
  • Czech Republic: Prague
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan: Osaka, Tokyo
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
  • New Zealand: Auckland
  • Northern Mariana Islands: Saipan
  • Russia: Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok
  • Singapore
  • South Korea: Seoul
  • Taiwan: Taichung, Taipei
  • Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai
  • Tibet: Lhasa
  • United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  • Vietnam: Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City

Sichuan Airlines Hubs

  • Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU). Situated about 10 miles southwest of downtown Chengdu in the Sichuan Province and more than 1600 feet above sea level, the airport is important for Western China, with more than 46 million passengers using its services in 2016. It has two terminals. Terminal 1 is used for international flights and Sichuan Airlines; Terminal 2 is used for domestic travel.
  • Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG). Situated about 10 miles north of downtown Chongqing and about 1365 feet above sea level, this airport served more than 35 million passengers in 2016. Construction is underway to improve airport access, by building more roads and adding to the railways. Chongqing Airport had two terminals but a third opened in August 2017 and there are plans for additional expansion.

Sichuan Airlines Fleet

  • Airbus A319-100: 20 in service; each seats 132 passengers
  • Airbus A320-200: 55 in service; each seats 150 passengers
  • Airbus A320neo: 5 in service; each seats 158 passengers
  • Airbus A321-200: 38 in service; each seats 194 passengers
  • Airbus A330-200: 6 in service; each seats 245 passengers
  • Airbus A330-200: 5 in service; each seats 301 passengers
  • Additional aircraft are on order

Sichuan Airlines Baggage Allowance

Checked-in Luggage

The following free baggage allowance is applicable for each individual passenger: First class passengers are allowed 40g. Business class passengers are allowed 30kg. Economy class passengers are allowed 20kg. The size of checked-in baggage must not exceed 300 cm or 118 inches. No free baggage allowance is allowed for infants on domestic routes.

Free Carry-on Baggage

Each passenger flying with Sichuan Airlines tickets are entitled to travel with the following hand luggage limitations: First class passengers are allowed two pieces of hand-carry luggage each of which must not exceed 5kg. Passengers in business and economy classes are allowed to bring one piece of hand-carry luggage on board and it must not exceed 5kg either. The total dimensions for each piece of hand luggage must not exceed 115cm and must be small enough to fit in the baggage cabin or under the passenger's seat.

Sichuan Airlines In Flight Meals

Sichuan Airlines caters to a wide variety of dietary requirements. Request your special meal with your next Sichuan Air booking and take advantage of health conscious meals like: lactose-free meal, low salt meal, vegetarian / vegan meal, halal meal, sugar-free meal, low- calorie meal, gluten-free meal.

Sichuan Airlines In Flight Entertainment

Apart from a wide selection of movies and TV programs.
To ease each passenger's stiff limbs, the airline offers an "in-flight aerobics" activity to help passengers limber up and to relieve Restless Legs Syndrome.

Sichuan Airlines Complimentary Shuttle Ride

Sichuan Airlines offers a free inbound and outbound shuttle in Chengdu. Wait at one of the six stop points or get dropped off and never worry about having to find a taxi to get to your flight on time. Please note: Free shuttle services are not available for group bookings.

Travelling With Pets and Guide Dogs

Sichuan Air allows disabled passengers to bring on board a certified guide dog. The animals food and cage will be carried for free, without taking up the passengers free baggage allowance. Passengers wishing to transport pets can only do so if the animal is a small domestic dog, cat, bird or other household pet. Wild or aggressive animals will not be accepted for transportation. It is up to the passenger to make sure that their pet has all the necessary permits required by The People's Republic of China and any other countries involved in the transportation.

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