Baggage Allowance - China Southern Airlines
BAGGAGE: Baggage refers to passenger's articles, effects and other personal property necessary or appropriate for wear, use, comfort or convenience in connection with their trip. Unless otherwise specified, this includes both checked and unchecked baggage.
FREE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: The free baggage allowance (including both checked and unchecked baggage) is determined by the class of the ticket paid (but not by the class actually travelled).
Weight: For adults and the children who pay a certain percentage of the adult fare, the free baggage allowance is 40kg for First Class, 30kg for Business Class, and 20kg for Economy Class. The free baggage allowance for infants not entitled to a seat is 10kg, plus one checked or carry on fully collapsible stroller/pushchair or infant's carrying basket or infant's car seat which may be carried in the passenger cabin subject to the availability of space.
Piece: The piece concept applies to carriage to/from the United States or Canada. The free baggage allowance for adults (including the children) who are entitled to travel in First and Business Class is two pieces, for which the sum of the three dimensions must not exceed 158cm (62in.) for each piece. The free baggage allowance for passengers who are entitled to travel in Economy Class is two pieces, for which the sum of the three dimensions must not exceed 158cm (62in.) for each piece and the overall dimensions of the two pieces measured together must not exceed 273cm(107in.). The maximum weight of any piece of the checked baggage as set out above must not exceed 32kg. The free baggage allowance for infants not entitled to a seat is one checked bag (piece), the sum of the three dimensions not to exceed 115cm (45in.), plus one checked or carry on fully collapsible stroller/pushchair or infant's carrying basket or infant's car seat which may be carried in passenger cabin subject to the availability of space.
Any baggage in excess of baggage allowance by piece, dimension or weight will be charged accordingly.
China Southern Airlines recommends that items needing special care should not be included in checked baggage. These include but not limited to: currency; jewelry; precious metals; computers; personal electronic devices; negotiable papers; securities or other valuables; business documents; passports and other identification documents or samples, etc. The Carrier's liability for the loss or damage of such articles in checked baggage is the same as other ordinary checked baggage.
For additional details, please refer to The Regulation To The Safety Inspection of China Civil Aviation.
UNCHECKED BAGGAGE: Unchecked baggage in which a passenger carries onto the aircraft must fit under the seat in front of the passenger or in an enclosed storage compartment within the cabin. The sum of the three dimensions of such unchecked bags must not exceed 115cm (45in.) and maximum weight must not exceed 5kg.
Passengers may carry on up to two bottles of soft drinks or bottled water - not to exceed 1,000 ml.
Objects not suitable for transportation in the cargo compartment (including fragile/delicate items) will only be accepted for transportation in the cabin compartment if due notice has be given in advance and permission granted by the Carrier. The transportation of such objects may be charged separately.
For more details of transporting special items (such as pets) please contact the Carrier in advance.
PROHIBITED ITEMS: The following articles may not be carried on or be included in any checked baggage. These include but not limited to: firearms or equipment (including their main parts) used either by the armed forces or law enforcement; knives or cutting objects as prohibited by law enforcement; alcoholic drinks, explosives; flammable liquids and solids; corrosives; poisons; radioactive materials; oxidizing materials; magnetized materials; sharp and/or offensive articles which may be used to threaten the safety of flight and other items prohibited to be carried by the laws, regulations or orders of the government of The People's Republic of China.
For additional details, please refer to The Regulations To The Safety Inspection of China Civil Aviation.