Hong Kong/ Macau/ Taiwan, China/ International

China Southern Airline homepages: http://www.csair.com/en/

Hotline: 95539 (within China); +86-20-4008695539 (International)

CZ's homepage hotline: 4006695539 (within China),

+86-20-4006695539, +86-20-22395539(international)(available twenty-four-seven)

Reservation

Passengers can only board the aircraft after they have reserved their seats. Passengers can reserve their seats in advance at sales offices or authorized agencies of China Southern Airline (CZ), through CZ's hotline or CZ's homepages. Passengers who have already reserved their seats shall purchase their tickets within CZ's time limit, otherwise the reservation will be cancelled. If passengers do not intend to use the seats reserved on international or regional flights, including seats on connecting flights, they shall ask CZ's sales offices or its agencies to cancel the reservation as early as possible.

Purchase of Ticket

To purchase international tickets, a passenger must present his valid passport or travel document for Hong Kong and Macao residents and Taiwan compatriots, residence permit, travel permit and other valid ID documents issued by public security organs; at the time of ticket purchase, passengers must provide valid travel documents to be used for check-in at airports.

To ensure China Southern Airlines provides better aftersales service in case of flight changes, a passenger must provide a mobile number that matches with his ID card number. If the passenger's mobile phone operator is a non-Chinese Mainland operator, the passenger must provide his email address.

Linked transport passenger ticket

Linked transport means that the passenger can have more than one flight transport with one ticket or in a single transport contract composed of continuous passenger tickets. Passengers with linked transport passenger tickets can have various preferential product prices, and comprehensive information and complete guarantee in terms of luggage check through, airport transit services and subsequent processing in case of an abnormal flight. Our sincere tips: Do not buy aviation products separately for a complete itinerary so as to avoid impairment to your own interests and service experience.

Purchase of Ticket for special-care passengers

Special-care passengers who need special attention and adaptation based on their physical and mental ability such as UM、person with physical disability or intellectual impairment、pregnant woman、serious patient etc. can only be transported under certain condition. Special-care passengers can only book a ticket with the agreement of CZ or other carriers. If special-care passengers do not advise CZ in advance during the ticket purchase or present the relevant certificates, CZ has the right to refuse the carriage.

Seat reservation

CZ provides seat allocation reservation for some operating flights. After the purchase, passengers could reserve seat allocation via CZ's homepages, hotline, booking offices or CZ authorized sales agents. CZ shall make adequate efforts to meet seat allocation requests from passengers but cannot guarantee the allocation of a given seat. Given operating, security or safety concerns, CZ reserves the right to change the seat allocation even after boarding.

E-Ticket

E-ticket can be purchased at CZ's sales offices,CZ's sales agencies or via CZ's homepages. Due to differences between ticket distribution channels, purchase time, and scheduled flights, there may be differences in prices and service conditions. Tickets are subject to inspection at the time of purchase.

Ticket

Only for use by the passenger listed on the ticket. Tickets may not be transferred to someone else or modified, otherwise they will become invalid and the fare nonrefundable. Tickets must be used in sequence.

Ticket Validity

Except otherwise herein provided, the ticket validity for international air transportation is one year. The validity shall be measured from the date of commencement of travel for normal ticket; for the normal ticket with an unused first segment or for open ticket, the one year transport validity shall be measured from the date of issue. The validity of the ticket applying special fare shall be subject to CZ's applicable rules of special fare.

Fares

The fare to be paid by passengers covers transportation expenses from the origin airport to the destination airport, excluding any ground transportation charges between airport and downtown; and the taxes, charges, or fees for services provided to the passengers that are collected by the government or authorities or the airport are not included. The use of special type ticket should be in accordance with its stated rule.

Children fare and infant fare

On the commencement of the travelling date, child ages 2 up to but not including 12 years old will be charged the applicable children fare and shall occupy a seat accordingly, but uncompany children fare shall apply another rule. Infant younger than 2 years of age on the commencement of the travelling date without a seat will be charged 10% of the normal or applicable adult fare of the same cabine and same flight. Besides, only one infant may enjoy the discount while travelling in the company of an adult,infant younger than 2 years of age with a seat will apply the child fare. Infants, children under 5 years of age and children above 5 years of age who haven’t been registered as Unaccompanied Minors are not permitted to travel unless they are accompanied by a person of 18 years of age or above, who have completely civil capacity.

Loss of paper ticket

A passenger having lost his/ her paper ticket shall write a lost report to CZ or its sales agent with the attachment of the valid identity document, the issued date and place of the ticket, and provide any other method that can necessarily prove the loss of the ticket. CZ bears no liability if the lost ticket within expiration date has already been misused or refunded under the passenger's name before actual passenger requests refund of the lost ticket.

Check-in

Passengers who will be travelling on international or regional flights shall complete check-in formalities at designated airports before the check-in deadline with tickets, valid passports, visas and traveling documents. Passengers shall be liable for any loss or expense incurred solely by his/ her own failure to comply with the check-in and exit formalities. Check-in deadlines may vary among different airports, passengers are recommended to learn the relevant check-in deadline in advance and follow it when checking in.

Transportation Provisions for Lithium Batteries

All passengers’ portable electronic devices with lithium-ion batteries shall be taken as check-in luggage or cabin luggage to the plane, such as mobile phones, laptop computers, cameras, etc. Reasonable number of spare batteries can only be taken as cabin luggage to the plane. Please turn off the electronic devices with lithium-ion batteries during flights; each spare battery should be put into individual plastic bag or protective case and it is strictly forbidden to mix multiple batteries with other items.

1. It is not necessary to report the single lithium-ion battery in the devices or spare lithium-ion battery with less than 100Wh;

2. Those, whose rated watt hours are more than 100Wh (including) but do not exceed 160Wh (including), should be declared to the staff when you are checking in, to make sure they can get approval. You are allowed to take only two pieces of 100-to-160Wh backup battery.

3. For lithium-ion batteries whose rated watt hours are more than 160Wh, and the number of which exceeds the reasonable scale, they should be declared to the staff when you are checking in for freight service.

Change of Tickets

When a passenger would like to change the flight number, traveling date or class after purchasing the tickets, CZ shall arrange it according to the actual circumstance and conditions of carriage. For passengers' voluntary change, it shall be submitted within CZ's stated time limit and conducted in line with the applicable rule of CZ's public fare or special type fare. For non-voluntary change, if the passengers, who enjoy preferential prices of the China Southern Airline's international and domestic flights (including foreign airline tickets), don't accept airlines unified arrangement, it shall be arranged for once free of charge. The options of flight date change are: 

1. Full-price tickets with reserved seat in Class F/J/W/Y: For full-price tickets with reserved seat in Class F/J/W/Y (including normal child tickets), there are no restrictions for date changes; Discounted-price tickets of international and domestic flights operated by China Southern Airlines (including tickets of other airlines) with reserved seat in Class F/J/W/Y are subject to the restrictions for “tickets with reserved seat in non-Class F/J/W/Y; 

2. Tickets with reserved seat in non-Class F/J/W/Y For announced/ discounted-price tickets with reserved seat in non-Class F/J/W/Y, the dates applicable to rescheduling are as follows: 

(1) Domestic ticket: Within 7 days before and after the scheduled date of the original ticket of the flight to be rescheduled or the subsequent connecting flight (including the day of flight departure); for example, if the original flight is on November 10, it may be changed to the flights scheduled on November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16; 

(2) International ticket: Within before and 14 days after the scheduled date of the original ticket of the flight to be rescheduled or the subsequent connecting flight (including the day of flight departure); for example, if the original flight is on November 10, it may be changed to the flights scheduled on November 4. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23. 

(3) If exceeding such time limit, the ticket shall be handled as per full cancellation or voluntary rescheduling.

Refund

Except in the case of loss of tickets, voluntary refunds of paper ticket shall only be made on presenting CSN the passenger coupon and all unused flight coupons. Passengers holding electronic tickets should go through the ticket refund procedure according to relevant provisions of China Southern Airlines within the refund validity period 【13 months from the day that the travel starts (if the first segment of the ticket is unused, the period should start from the day the ticket is issued )】and under the circumstance that the ticket is not used.Refund shall be conducted at the original ticketing office with the passengers’ valid identity documents. If the ticket purchase is via CSN’s homepages, refund request shall be submitted via CSN’s homepages or sales hotline; and if the ticket is purchased via bank card, refund could only be returned to the bank card. Currently, the refund of international tickets in our country should be converted to RMB, with single digit rounded off to RMB 10. Where the amount of calculation service charge and the fare amount that need to be subtracted are involved, they should be carried before starting the next step of calculation.

Refunds due to passenger illness shall be processed as voluntary refunds.

No-show

No-show means the passenger fails to board the aircraft either because he/she has not completed the check-in formalities before the check-in deadline or because he/she fails to present the required traveling documents. Tickets refund or change for no-show passengers shall be processed referring relative CZ rules for refund and change after departure. When passengers confirm they cannot fly with reserved flight, they shall advise CZ or agents in advance and cancel the booking.

Carry-on baggage

The maximum accepted weight of free hand baggage per passenger is 5 kilograms. The sum of three dimensions of each carry-on baggage must not exceed 115 cm.Carry-on items that exceed the limits to weight or volume should be transported as checked baggage. Please check your baggage at the check-in counter or self-service baggage checking equipment in advance. China Southern Airlines may inspect your baggage at check-in counter, security check counter, boarding gate and cabin. Your baggage exceeding the free baggage allowance will be charged as per excess baggage rate. According to the Regulation on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Order No. 42 of the Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of China, 2016), if your carry-on excess baggage doesn’t comply with relevant regulations, you must re-check the baggage at check-in counter or self-service baggage checking equipment, and such baggage may not arrive at the destination on the same flight with you.

Passengers inappropriate to fly

Infectious Disease Patients, psychopathwith aggressive behaviors, patients with cardiac and cerebrovascular disease, patients with respiratory system disease, patients withsevere anemia, parturient women(Pregnant woman with singleton pregnancy more than 36weeks or with multiple pregnancy more than 32 weeks), infants born less than 14 days, postoperative patient(postoperative less than 10 days) or other patients medicallyinappropriate to fly.

Free Baggage Allowance

Please check your baggage at the check-in counter or self-service baggage checking equipment in advance. China Southern Airlines may inspect your baggage at check-in counter, security check counter, boarding gate and cabin. Your baggage exceeding the free baggage allowance will be charged as per excess baggage rate. Purchasing “Pre-paid Luggage” in advance through our official website is entitled to discounts.

Ticket sales takes effect from May 20, 2019 (inclusive)

Type of passenger

Adult/Child/Infant with seat Infant taking no seat
Class First Class Business Class Premium economy Class Economy Class All Class
Maximum number of pieces and Maximum weight of each piece Maximum dimensions of each piece Maximum number of pieces and Maximum weight of each piece Maximum dimensions of each piece Maximum number of pieces and Maximum weight of each piece Maximum dimensions of each piece Maximum number of pieces and Maximum weight of each piece Maximum dimensions of each piece Maximum number of pieces and Maximum weight of each piece Maximum dimensions of each piece


Zone 1: Routes between Japan, Americas, Southwest Pacific, United Arab Emirates (Note 1), Kenya and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central & Western Asia, Europe (except Russia), Africa, Middle East, America, and routes originating from Russia to China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)


3PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 2PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 2PC, 23 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 2PC, 23 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 10 KG/PC ≤ 115CM


Zone 2: Routes between Central & Western Asia (Note 2), Turkey and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), routes originating from China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) to Russia, and routes originating from Singapore to China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)


3PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 2PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 10 KG/PC ≤ 115CM


Zone 3: International/regional routes other than those listed above


3PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 2PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 32 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 23 KG/PC ≤ 158CM 1PC, 10 KG/PC ≤ 115CM

Note 1: The free baggage allowance for routes between Urumqi and Dubai is: 1 piece for Premium Economy Class, 32KG/ piece; 1 piece for Economy Class, 23KG/ piece; for First Class and Business Class, as shown in the table.

Note 2: Central & Western Asia refers to: Uzbekistan/ Tajikistan/ Kazakhstan/ Kyrgyzstan/ Turkmenistan/ Iran/ Pakistan/ Azerbaijan/ Georgia, etc.

Note:

All international and regional flights are subject to piece-concept baggage transportation rules and are calculated in accordance with the IATA Baggage Resolution 302;

Where the codeshare flights of China Southern Airlines are involved, please refer to what is display by system;

The additional free baggage allowance for China Southern Airlines Sky Pearl Gold and Silver card members, SkyTeam Elite members, SkyTeam Elite Plus members shall be in accordance with relevant regulations;

Excess Baggage Fee

Excess baggage purchased on/after 18 MAR,2019

Zone 1:Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Southeast Asia, Central and Western Asia, South Asia, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and the Americas, Africa.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1380/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

2000/PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

500

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

1000

32-45KG(Inclusive)(Inclusive)

-

3000

Note1.For international and regional routes(excluding USA), a single piece of checked baggage may not exceed 32 kgs/70 lbs; For USA routes, a single piece of checked baggage may not exceed 45 kgs/90 lbs.

Zone 2: Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Southeast Asia, Central and Western Asia, South Asia, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Russia (including both European and Asian parts), Middle East and Japan, Turkey, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1100/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

2000/PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

500

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

1000

Zone 3: Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central and Western Asia, Europe, Russia (including both European and Asian parts), South Korea, and the journeys unspecified above.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

800/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1300/ PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

300

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

700

1、Any baggage that exceeds the limit on pieces, dimension, or weight will be charged. Among pieces, dimension and weight, if a baggage exceeds two limits or more, it will be charged accumulatively.

2、All the baggage that exceeds the free allowance, regardless of classes, is charged according to the above criteria.

3、The Middle/West Asia routes refer to routes between China and Uzbekistan/Tajikistan/Kazakhstan/Kyrghyzstan/Turkmenistan/Iran/Pakistan/Azerbaijan/Georgia.

Articles which cannot be packed in the checked baggage

Passengers are not allowed to pack following items in the checked baggage, namely confidential documents, out of print materials or manuscripts, travel documents, diplomatic bags, negotiable securities, currencies, money orders, valuables including but not limited to jewelry, antique calligraphy and painting, sample, precious metals and articles thereof, electronic and digital product, raw accessories of camera, mobile telephone, personal stereo, regularly taken prescribed drug, fragile and perishable articles and other articles required special custody. The loss or damage of the above items carried by the passengers is only accepted as common checked baggage by CZ.

Baggage packing

The checked baggage shall be packed correctly, well locked, tied up and be able to withstand reasonable pressure. CZ may refuse to accept baggage packed incorrectly as well as the liability to the damage of such baggage.

Security Inspection

Passengers and their baggage must be subject to the security inspection before boarding.

Flight Irregularity Services

If CZ's flight is delayed or cancelled at origin airport due to CZ's reasons such as aircraft maintenance, flight readjustment or aircrew, CZ should provide the passengers with services such as meal or accommodations. If CZ's flight is delayed or cancelled due to non-CZ reasons such as force majeure, changes of weather, accidents, air transport control, etc., CZ should assist passengers in obtaining meals or accommodations at passengers' own expenses.

Compensation for Injury or Death

The maximum limit of compensation made by CZ for each passenger in the event of accidental death or bodily injury shall be defined in accordance with the related laws and Conventions.

Passenger's Voluntary Insurance

Passengers can purchase insurance voluntarily with an insurance company for accidental death or any unexpected bodily injury for 'passenger air transportation'. The compensation from such insurance does not exempt or reduce the liability undertaken by CZ. Insurances purchased by passengers directly through CZ's homepage got the same legal effect.

Codeshares scheduled flight

Codeshares refers to through arrangements one or many airline companies may use its or their own designator codes when another airline operates a flight. When taking CZ's codeshares scheduled flight, service for UM、free baggage allowance etc. will be implemented by the rule of operating carrier, passengers are advised to check these information on the operating carrier's homepage or through CZ's hotline.

Over-booking

According to the common practice of civil aviation industry, CZ may make suitable over-booking on some flights. Under particular circumstances, it may result in some passengers’ failure to travel on flights as arranged. When there is not enough space, CZ will seek for passengers voluntary to disembark and will help them check in on priority. For passengers who cannot travel due to over-booking, CZ will do its best to arrange them on the soonest available flight, and will give a certain amount of compensation.

Check-in deadline

Check-in deadlines may vary among different airports, passengers are recommended to learn the relevant check-in deadline in advance and follow it when checking in.