China Airlines is the flag carrier of Taiwan (Republic of China). China Airlines is the largest airline in Taiwan. It operates from its hubs at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport. It has two focus cities in Hong Kong International Airport and Taiepei’s Songshan Airport.
The airline flies to 115 destinations across Oceania, North America, Europe and Asia jointly with its codeshare partners.
China Airlines operates with a fleet strength of 67 aircraft comprising 37 Boeing aircraft and 30 Airbus aircraft.
The IATA code for China Airlines is CI
The ICAO code for China Airlines is CAL. The Callsign for China Airlines is DYNASTY.
China Airlines Codeshares
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Code Share with Partner Airlines
China Airlines has entered into codeshare agreements with 20 airlines that include Alitalia, China Southern Airlines, Delta Airlines, Japan Airlines, Qantas and Shanghai Airlines. Besides, China Airlines has an agreement with Deutsche Bahn with whom it shares its CI code to flights originating from Frankfurt to Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Munich, Hanover, Hamburg, Dusseldorf and Cologne.
China Airlines SkyTeam Alliance
China Airlines is a SkyTeam alliance partner through which the airline can offer services to 1062 destinations across the world through its 20-member alliance partner airlines. It serves 102 cities in 177 countries with 17,343 daily departures. It carries 666 million passengers every year. It also offers 672 lounges for the comfort of passengers.
China Airlines Flights to Japan
Japan happens to be the most significant country to which China Airlines flies with 26 flights a day to 14 cities in Japan from several Taiwan cities.
China Airlines offers three classes of travel – Premium Business Class is the top end of the cabin classes. The seat converts to a flat-bed. The seat always has access to an aisle. All top end services are made available to this class. The Premium Economy Class provides fixed-back seats with many facilities aimed at the comfort of passengers including USB ports, footrests, power outlets and multiple touch screens. On some of the aircraft and flights Family Couch seats are available which enables a group of three to use three adjacent seats to convert it into a flat bed.
China Airlines In-flight and Other Services
China Airlines offers a variety of in-flight services. Its in-flight entertainment system Fantasy Sky is offered in Japanese,
English and Traditional Chinese languages through which flyers can enjoy themselves with movies, music and TV including exterior camera views.
Meal services on China Airlines flights are offered in Eastern and Western menu choices. Some of the special services include cuisine from popular Taiwanese restaurants.
Wi-Fi services are made available as soon as the cruising altitude is reached.
China Airlines runs a frequent flyer program under the Dynasty Flyer brand where flyers earn rewards and can exchange those for products and services.
Sky Lounge for Premium Business Class
Higher end Airbus and Boeing planes feature a Sky Lounge for Premium Business Class flyers. The lounge offers alcoholic beverages, snacks, coffee and tea as also a reading room and a social area.
The airline provides three in-flight magazines namely Dynasty, Fantasy Sky and Sky Boutique representing a magazine, a guide and a duty-free catalogue respectively.