Hong Kong Airlines was established in 2006, its main hub being the Hong Kong International Airport. The airline flies an all-Airbus fleet of 39 aircraft including Airbus A320-200, 330-200, A350, and A330-300. Its logo represents the bauhinia flower, often considered the symbol of the country itself. Below the flower, the name of the airline is inscribed in black in both English and Mandarin.
Hong Kong Airlines flights take passengers to 35 destinations across the Asia Pacific and North America. Popular routes include Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Bangkok, Beijing, Bali, Taipei, Shanghai, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc.
Hand baggage allowance:
In addition to this, passengers are also allowed a small item aboard such as a slim laptop case, small purse or handbag, camera bag, and briefcase.
Checked baggage allowance depends on travel within zones, defined below:
Zone 1- Hong Kong / China / Taiwan / Thailand / Vietnam / Indonesia / Philippines
Zone 2- Japan / Korea / Maldives
Others- Saipan/Canada/United States of America
Between/within Zone 1 and Zone 2
Between Zone 1/Zone 2 and Saipan/Canada/United States of America
Children between the ages of 6 and under 12 travelling unaccompanied are required to apply for the Unaccompanied Minor Service 72 hours prior to flight departure. They will be taken care of by the airline staff who will help them complete airport formalities
For flights departing from Hong Kong, domestic dogs and cats are accepted as checked baggage only and not permitted in the cabin. Only service dogs are allowed on board. For flights arriving at Hong Kong, pets are only allowed in a designated cargo, neither as cabin nor as checked-in baggage. Hong Kong Airlines booking for pets must be confirmed at least 7 days prior to the flight departure.
Hong Kong Airlines check-in is available online from 48 hours to 1.5 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure. However, for flights to and from the US, web check-in is available only from 24 hours prior to flight departure.
Hong Kong Airlines has been classified as a 4-star airline by Skytrax. Though not a budget airline, it offers cheap flights during seasonal offers. Fortune Wings Club, its frequent flyer program, allows passengers to enjoy Hong Kong Airlines deals by earning points, as well as priority check-in, and extra baggage allowance.
All policies related to baggage and in-flight amenities are subject to change by Hong Kong Airlines without prior notice. It is important to check the latest information on policies when making Hong Kong Airlines reservations.
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