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Free Baggage Allowance

  • Domestic Flights :
  • Passengers(adults or children)are entitled to the free baggage allowance as follows: 40 kg for first class, 30 kg for business class and 20 kg for premium economy and economy class. For infant, the baggage allowance is 10 kg.

  • International/regional Flights:
  • I. Piece system will be implemented for all international and regional routes as baggage transport rules;

    II. Baggage carriage rules for all routes:

    1、Baby who bought tickets but not taking a seat can consign for shipment of 1 baggage, with a weight of 10 kg (22 pounds), and volume (sum of three sides) not exceeding 115 cm (45 inches), and 1 folded portable baby carriage or handcart for free.

    2、Free baggage allowance for group passengers should be executed following the standard the same with individual travelers.

    3、When the flight makes a brief stopover, the higher free baggage allowance among the trip in the Airline Baggage Allowance Change into Piecework Program in International Region of China Southern Airlines should still be executed as baggage allowance rules for the whole voyage. For example, for economy class flight, SYD-CZ-CAN (stopover)-CZ-AMS, the standard of2 baggage allowances is executed during the whole voyage. Because the flight conforms to the provisions on baggage allowance for Sector I in the Airline Baggage Allowance Change into Piecework Program in International Region of China Southern Airlines.

    4、When the flight in the main segment is a code share flight, the baggage allowance should be executed in the following cases: 1) for code share flight upon cooperation between CSN and KLM, the rules formulated by the Marketing Carrier should be executed (airlines with designation and sell airline tickets but not actually fly flights); 2) When the segment is a code share flight involving in waypoints in the US, the baggage allowance should be executed as per rules of the Marketing Carrier; 3) For other code share flights, the carrier’s rules (airlines flying the flight in reality) should be executed.

    5、Extra baggage allowance for member of China Southern Airlines Sky Pearl Gold Card, Silver Card, and SKYTEAM ELITE, and Elite Plus should be executed according to related provisions;

  • III. Table of free baggage allowance for international/regional routes
  • Type of passengers
    Adult/child/infant with a seat
    Class of service Deluxe first class & first class Business class Premium economy class
      Pieces & weight Dimensions Pieces & weight Dimensions Pieces & weight Dimensions
    Flights to and from Japan, America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia (Note 1) and Dubai 3 pieces, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 2 pieces, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 2 pieces, 23kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece
    Flights to and from Central and West Asia (Note 2) 3 pieces, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 2 pieces, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 1 piece, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece
    International and regional flights except for those to and from Japan, America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia (Note 1), Dubai, and Central and West Asia (Note 2) 3 pieces, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 3 pieces, 23kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 2 pieces, 23kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece
    NOTE:The definition of MSC in baggage transportation will comply with relevant IATA resolutions.

     

    Type of passengers
    Adult/child/infant with a seat
    Infant without a seat
    Class of service Economy class All classes
      Pieces & weight Dimensions Pieces & weight Dimensions
    Flights to and from Japan, America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia (Note 1) and Dubai 2 pieces, 23kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 1 piece, 10kg/piece L+W+H ≤115cm/piece
    Flights to and from Central and West Asia (Note 2) 1 piece, 32kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 1 piece, 10kg/piece L+W+H ≤115cm/piece
    International and regional flights except for those to and from Japan, America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia (Note 1), Dubai, and Central and West Asia (Note 2) 1 piece, 23kg/piece L+W+H ≤158cm/piece 1 piece, 10kg/piece L+W+H ≤115cm/piece
    NOTE:The definition of MSC in baggage transportation will comply with relevant IATA resolutions.

    Note 1: Russia Routes refer to the air lines between China and Russia (including part of Europe and Asia).

    Note 2: Central and West Asia routes refer to the air lines between China and Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan as well as Georgia.

    Preferential allowance

    Regarding the free baggage allowance for students abroad, contract workers, seamen, emigrants and family visiting passengers, one extra piece of baggage in addition to the above-mentioned standard pieces for adult passengers is allowed to be carried. Such passengers shall put forward application to the agency or ticket office directly subordinate to China Southern Airlines and provide relevant documents when the ticket is being issued, and then the agency or ticket office shall give baggage confirmation.

    Note:

    Special Tips: when passenger tickets for special passengers are issued.

    (1)The drawer must by rule attach copies of passengers’ identity (seaman's book, Certificates of Overseas Study, Proof of Labor, etc.), passport and visa to bills for future reference on the day of making out an invoice; the drawer unit must remind passengers to take original identity along when checking in at the Airport for reference.

    (2)Europe, Area III and Area I, Area III and Europe: if excess baggage is golf bag (one, with weight not exceeding 23 KG), excess baggage fee is exempted (only limited to actual carrier flights of China Southern Airlines. Note: Sector I refers to America, while Sector III refers to Oceania and Asia, excluding the Middle East.

    (3)Overseas students refer to Chinese or Foreign students less than 30 years old (not including 30) who attend regular schools in countries other than the country of origin. When buying tickets, they need to provide copies of passport and student ID or Letter of Admission to be attached to audit coupons. The privilege of baggage for overseas students only applies to the route and tariffs between the place of overseas study and the country of origin.

    (4)Babies not occupying any seats, except the free baggage allowance as shown in the table above, can also consign for shipment of 1 folded portable baby carriage or handcart for free.