Free checked

1 Domestic Route

First Class Business Class Premium Economy Class Economy Class
40kg 30kg 20kg 20kg
Note:
1. A child passenger has the same basic baggage allowance as an adult;
2. The infant not occupying a separate seat have no free baggage allowance. For each Infant you may bring a collapsible stroller free of charge;
3. For domestic segments of international transport, the free baggage allowance per passenger is calculated on the basis of the applicable free baggage allowance for international segment.
4. For passengers who involuntarily change cabin class, the free baggage allowance will be the applicable to original class.
5. The specific baggage allowance is subject to the passenger ticket display.

2 International/Regional Route

(1) Free checked baggage allowance for branded fares between South Korea and China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)

First Class

First Class
Free Checked Baggage Allowance 3 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm
Business Class

Business Full Flex Business Flex Business Standard
Free Checked Baggage Allowance 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm
Premium Economy Class

Premium Economy Full Flex Premium Economy Flex Premium Economy Standard
Free Checked Baggage Allowance 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 1 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm
Economy Class

Economy Full Flex Economy Flex Economy Standard
Free Checked Baggage Allowance 2 pcs,23 kg (50lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 2 pcs,23 kg (50lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm 1 pcs,23 kg (50lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm
The free checked baggage allowance for infants who do not occupy a seat is one piece, 10kg (22lb) each, with three sides of each piece not exceeding 115cm (45in).

(2) Free checked baggage allowance for other branded fares or non-branded fare products other than the above itineraries

Cabin Class Free Checked Baggage Allowance Applicable Itineraries
First Class 3 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm All Itineraries
Business Class 2 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm All Itineraries
Premium Economy Class 2 pcs, 23 kg (50lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm ① Between Europe [Note 1] and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/Southwest Pacific region/Americas/Middle East [Note 2]/Africa;
② Between Americas and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia [Note 3]/Southwest Pacific region/Middle East/Africa;
③ Between Southwest Pacific region and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/ South Korea/Southeast Asia/Central and Western Asia/Middle East/Africa;
④ Between the Middle East and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia/Africa;
⑤ Between Africa and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia;
⑥ Between Japan and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia.
1 pcs, 32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm ① Between South Korea and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan of China/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia;
② Between Southeast Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/South Asia/Central and Western Asia;
③ Between South Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Central and Western Asia;
④ Between Central and Western Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan);
⑤ Between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong and Macao, and Taiwan;
⑥ Between Hong Kong/Macao and Taiwan;
⑦ Other unspecified itineraries.
Economy Class 2 pcs,23 kg (50lb)/pcs, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm ① Between Europe and Japan/Southwest Pacific/Americas/Middle East/Africa;
② Between Americas and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia/Southwest Pacific/Middle East/Africa;
③ Between the Southwest Pacific and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia/Middle East/Africa;
④ Between the Middle East and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia/Africa;
⑤ Between Africa and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Japan/South Korea/Southeast Asia /Central and Western Asia;
⑥ Between Japan and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia.
1 pcs,32 kg (70lb)/pc, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm ① Between Central and Western Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan);
1 pcs,23 kg (50lb)/pcs, the sum of L+W+H per piece≤158cm ① Between Europe and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/South Korea/Southeast Asia/South Asia;
② Between South Korea and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan of China/Southeast Asia/South Asia/Central and Western Asia;
③ Between Southeast Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/South Asia/Central and Western Asia;
④ Between South Asia and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)/Central and Western Asia;
⑤ Between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong/Macao/Taiwan;
⑥ Between Hong Kong/Macao and Taiwan;
⑦ Other unspecified itineraries.
The free checked baggage allowance for infants who do not occupy a seat is one piece, 10kg (22lb) each, with three sides of each piece not exceeding 115cm (45in).
Note 1. Europe also includes Russia (Europe region)/ Turkey/ Algeria/ Tunisia/ Morocco
Note 2 Middle East refers to: United Arab Emirates/ Saudi Arabia/ Qatar/ Kuwait/ Israel/ Jordan/ Bahrain/ Lebanon/ Iraq/ Egypt/ Syria/ Sudan/ Oman/ Yemen.
Note 3. Central and Western Asia refers to: Uzbekistan/ Tajikistan/ Kazakhstan/ Kyrgyzstan/ Turkmenistan/ Iran/ Pakistan/ Azerbaijan/ Georgia/ Armenia, etc. and Russia (Asian region)

(3) In case of voluntary change of tickets, the free checked baggage allowance shall be adopted as follows.

In case of any change to the first fare component of a totally unused ticket, the free baggage allowance standard corresponding to the fare applicable on the date of ticket replacement shall be applied. In case of no change to the first fare component of a totally unused ticket, the free baggage allowance standard corresponding to the fare applicable on the original date of issue will be applied. If the ticket is partially used, the free baggage allowance will apply to the fare applicable on the original date of issue.

3 Preferential Policies

International student passengers, labor passengers and other passengers entitled extra free baggage allowance should submit their request and provide valid documents when purchasing tickets. China Southern Airline’s sale offices or authorized agents will confirm the baggage allowance.

3.1 International Student Passengers

An international student passenger who purchases a Premium Economy Class or Economy Class, by meeting the following conditions, is entitled to add one piece of baggage as per the above standard for adults. Specific information is subject to the system display.

3.1.1 International students refer to students under 30 years of age (excluding) who attend regular schools/colleges/universities in countries/regions other than their place of nationality. Copies of passport, visa and study certificate (student ID card, admission notice or invitation for visit and exchange, etc.) should be provided when purchasing tickets.

3.1.2 The preferential baggage allowance is only applicable to the fares for itineraries between the country/region of study and the country/region of nationality.

3.1.3 An international student passenger who has already been entitled to the free checked baggage allowance for Sky Pearl Platinum, Gold and Silver Card members of China Southern, will not be entitled to the extra free checked baggage allowance for international student passengers.

3.1.4 For the economy class, the specific itineraries or fares are as follows:

  • (1) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and Australia, New Zealand, North America, Europe, Central and Western Asia, India, Singapore
  • (2) Between Europe and Australia, New Zealand
  • (3) Between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan
  • (4) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and South Korea, with Economy Standard fares (branded fare).

3.1.5 For the premium economy class, the specific itineraries or fares are as follows:

  • (1) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and Australia, New Zealand, North America, Central and Western Asia, India, Singapore.
  • (2) Between Europe and Australia, New Zealand.
  • (3) Between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan.
  • (4) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and South Korea, with Premium Economy Standard fares(branded fare).

3.2 Labor Passengers

A labor passenger who purchases a Premium Economy Class or Economy Class, by meeting the following conditions, is entitled to add one piece of baggage as per the above standard for adults. Specific information is subject to the system.

3.2.1 Labor passengers refer to passengers who work in countries other than the place of nationality. Copies of the passport and labor visa (except work visa) should be provided when purchasing tickets.

3.2.2 The preferential baggage allowance is only applicable to the fares for the itineraries between the country of employment and the country of nationality.

3.2.3 For a labor passenger who has already been entitled to the free checked baggage allowance for Sky Pearl Platinum, Gold and Silver Card members of China Southern, will not be entitled to the extra free checked baggage allowance for labor passengers.

3.2.4 The specific itineraries or fares are as follows:

  • (1) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central and Western Asia (except Tajikistan);
  • (2) Between Korea and South Asia, Central and Western Asia;
  • (3) Between the Chinese mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and South Korea, with Premium Economy Standard fares (branded fare) and Economy Standard fares (branded fare).

4 IATA Areas

Area 1: All of the North and South American Continents and the islands adjacent thereto, Greenland, Bermuda, the West Indies and the islands the Caribbean Sea, the Hawaiian Islands (including Midway and Palmyra).

Area 2: Europe, Africa and the islands adjacent thereto, Ascension Island and that part of Asia west of Ural Mountains, including Iran and the Middle East.

Area 3: Asia and the islands adjacent thereto except the portion included in Area 2; the East Indies, Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the Pacific Ocean except those included in Area1.

Note: For international flights with segment(s) operated by China Southern, the free baggage allowance for each passenger is calculated as per applicable international flights specified in the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Resolution 302 Baggage Provisions Selection Criteria.