For tickets issued on or after July 25, 2012, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT) of the United States, the baggage rules of the first marketing carrier who is the first airline to submit to DOT the baggage rules and data (First Marketing Carrier in DOT) apply to the whole journey.
If the FMC (First Marketing Carrier) on your itinerary is the airline other than Air China, then the free checked baggage allowance will be determined in accordance with the standards of that airline.
If the FMC on your itinerary is Air China, then the free checked baggage allowance will follow the standards of Air China. If the FMC is another carrier and code shares with Air China, then the free checked baggage allowance still follow the standards of Air China.
Baggage Policies for major airlines in The United States and Canada:
- US Airways baggage policies
- United Airlines baggage policies
- Delta Airlines baggage policies
- American Airlines baggage policies
- Air Canada baggage policies
In order to avoid delays, if you need to check your baggage, please arrive at the airport as early as possible to allow enough time to complete the check-in process.
For more details, please consult an Air China sales office or the Air China service hotline at 95583.