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Airports
Origin
Beijing
$358
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$358
Shanghai
$431
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$431
$431
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$431
Chongqing
$388
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$388
Hangzhou
$463
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$463
Nantong
$418
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$418
Destination
San Francisco
$358
only
$358
Tue, Dec 19
PEK
SFO
14h 18m
Mon, Jan 15
SFO
PEK
26h 25m
Trip: 28 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Mar 21
CKG
SFO
16h 20m
Sun, Apr 22
SFO
CKG
17h 15m
Trip: 33 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 1 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.9
Food
5.9
PEK
BKK
Okay 5.6

The flight waited which I'm sure is a complaint by others. This is due to the very inefficient transfer process in Beijing.

Zero entertainment. I know it's only a 4-5 hour flight but still.

PEK
BKK
Mediocre 3.0

Nothing

All our checked bags, all of them, never made it. We are still waiting. Very cramped on totally full flight.

CKG
SFO
Good 7.6

Plane was new

Transfer at immigration was poorly managed.

PEK
SFO
Mediocre 3.6

There were personal movie screens with movies I liked.

The food was pretty bad. The bottom seat cushion was quite hard so I couldn't sleep because I was shifting my weight every hour. We were told at the boarding gate that the flight was full when we asked about upgrades, but the economy plus section was almost empty once we were on. I don't understand the reasoning for lying about the flight being full. If you won't sell us an upgrade, just say so.

SGN
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

The food was good for airplane food.

It makes no sense to not allow the use of any electronics during take off and landing. My E reader doesn't even use a cell signal, but I couldn't have it out. Also, not allowing cell phones at ANY time during the flight, even in airplane mode, is ridiculous because tablets, which can have cell signals, are allowed. Air China is just frustrating.

Mon, Dec 25
SHA
SFO
30h 05m
Mon, Jan 22
SFO
SHA
18h 40m
Trip: 29 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 3631 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

I still don’t have my luggage and I’m coming home. Awful

CAN
JFK
Good 7.6

They did work with us to help with the seating.

We flew from NYC- JFK to Siem Reap Cambodia and back with the airline. On the way back I was unable to choose seats online prior to boarding. We were placed in Row 63, which is the LAST row on the plane and does not recline. For a 15 hour flight this seating should not be used. It is completely unreasonable to think people will be ok not reclining, and honestly the seats felt more straight up than the normal seats. After discussing it with the crew for half an hour on a full flight they were able to move us to other seats. But were unable to move us to business or first for a discount. End point: these seats should not be used! It was so miserable even thinking we might get stuck with them. And if they do stick people there you should be comped, that was not worth the same fare everyone else payed for coach.

CAN
MEL
Excellent 9.6

The A330 is a very roomy aircraft with lots of leg room and a charging plug for usb. The crew were friendly and efficient. Dinner service is completed so quickly by China Southern.

We were delayed around half an hour before leaving China. It wasn't a big deal but it made us half an hour late arriving in Melbourne.

CAN
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

CAN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

Sat, May 26
PVG
SFO
32h 20m
Sun, Jun 3
SFO
PVG
18h 50m
Trip: 9 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 398 reviews
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.3
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.9
Food
6.8
BKK
HKG
Okay 4.6

Lots is space. Flying at 4:15am. Not much people.

Tried (2) entertainment systems, both had no sound

SHA
HKG
Okay 4.0

Delay in boarding. Delay in arriving at the gate (traffic) then delay in getting the off bay to disembark. Crazy

HKG
BKK
Good 7.0

Good legroom, flight uncrowded

All was ok

BKK
HKG
Excellent 8.0

Crew and new airplane App is not very user friendly

Unable to use mobile boarding pass so u have to wait for ticket counters to open.

HKG
BKK
Mediocre 3.6

The seat

The movie sound did not work -- the attendant served drink orders to every one in business class and forgot me

Tue, Nov 28
PEK
SFO
15h 50m
Tue, Dec 5
SFO
PEK
28h 15m
Trip: 8 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 3930 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.8
LAX
PVG
Good 6.6

Good food and servir of the crew.

Problems to check in, long lines to aboard.

OKA
PVG
Excellent 10.0

Fast, easy and comfortable.

No internet acces in Shanghai.

PVG
HKG
Excellent 8.3

Crew was very nice and attentive. Seat was OK

SFO
PVG
Good 7.3

New planes, efficient crew, on time.... Early arrival!

Shanghai airport transit process is horrible! Good is very plain, bit I don't care so much. However, not enough water provided. This really needs addressing...

CAN
NGB
Good 7.0

Kayak or JustFly put wrong ID number whole booking the flight. First 2 segment I had no issues buy 3rd segment they denied to check me in and almost forced me to buy a new ticket. Check in Crew was rude and would speak to me in Chinese. I am a foreigner who doesn't understand English. They wanted me to call my booking agent in Canada, it was mid night in Canada.

Tue, Dec 12
PVG
SFO
40h 38m
Mon, Jan 8
SFO
PVG
37h 10m
Trip: 28 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1047 reviews
Overall
7.8
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.6
PEK
BOS
Excellent 9.0

The crew was attentive and caring. It was a relaxed flight.

PEK
BKK
Excellent 9.3

The crew was very courteous and helpful

The headphones provided didn't work very well

TLV
PVG
Mediocre 3.0

No good movies Uncomfortable seats

PEK
TLV
Excellent 8.6

Excellent service, good movies

Seats a bit tight fitting. Food was average.

SEA
PEK
Excellent 9.0

The crew was very courteous and helpful

Headphones provided didn't work very well

Thu, Nov 23
HGH
SFO
19h 50m
Wed, Nov 29
SFO
HGH
18h 35m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 51386 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SFO
STS
Excellent 8.0

Comfortable as fell asleep before tak3 off and woke up when landing announced.

SLC
SFO
Excellent 8.5

More comfortable seat. The seat on this airplane offers little back support.

SFO
RNO
Mediocre 3.0

Flight was on time and I received my checked baggage.

Seat was uncomfortable due to insufficient foot space. All (about 6) overhead bins in the rear of the aircraft were full because crew stored “essential equipment” in them. Crew was not professional. After takeoff they never came around to see if anyone needed anything and not even a glass of water was offered for the entire flight. They didn’t even ensure that everyone wore seatbelts on landing - woman next to me was stretched out hugging her companion while landing wilth unbuckled seatbelt. Entertainment screen did not wirk properly.

PVR
SFO
Okay 4.3

Flight was delayed and no one could tell us why or for how long we would be delayed (not even on the kiosk) ... turns out it was delayed for 3 hours ... didn’t get a phone update until 1/2 hour before boarding. people were very rude about it. Turns out the plane had issues, so they had to send another one ...

ORD
MIA
Excellent 8.3

Food was great!

Drinks took a while to receive after takeoff.

Wed, Dec 20
PEK
SFO
32h 26m
Tue, Jan 16
SFO
PEK
17h 55m
Trip: 28 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Dec 25
PEK
SFO
24h 08m
Mon, Jan 1
SFO
PEK
19h 25m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Dec 6
NTG
SFO
30h 50m
Tue, Jan 9
SFO
NTG
19h 50m
Trip: 35 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 3236 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.9
Food
5.9
NRT
PEK
Good 7.6

Most of the staff was very helpful and accommodating. On the first leg of the flight one of the attendants even suggested a wine with dinner, a very kind gesture.

When my husband and I went to check in for our flight at the desk we had to wait very long time to get checked in. We noticed that one of the girls was in training, which is understandable but just inconvenient. We are both very patient people but this just made us nervous because our first flight on Air China to Japan on 10/26/17 was very delayed and caused us to have to literally run and still go through a rigorous security check. We were not rushed through the line even though we had nothing to do with our flight being delayed on our second leg. We then had to wait in another long line for security even after arriving into China on our flight back. There was also someone on board before take off with a medical problem and we could tell that some of the patrons started getting a bit aggressive or irritable. I don’t think the crew could’ve done much in that regard but wish the issue had been resolved a little quicker. I believe it was a 40 minute delay in take off.

LAX
PEK
Mediocre 3.0

The crew were nice

The food was terrible. There were no amenedies for flying internationally like I am used to. And the movies available?! Usually international flights have all kinds of movies to watch. There were only a few that is even heard of.

PEK
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Doesn't matter if your economy or first class. First one to the gate gets in. Good for me because I always fly economy.

Typical Chinese service, poor. Will never fly Air China ever again. Only reason why I book the ticket because it was cheap, now I know why.

SGN
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

The food was good for airplane food.

It makes no sense to not allow the use of any electronics during take off and landing. My E reader doesn't even use a cell signal, but I couldn't have it out. Also, not allowing cell phones at ANY time during the flight, even in airplane mode, is ridiculous because tablets, which can have cell signals, are allowed. Air China is just frustrating.

IAD
PEK
Good 7.3

I have flown with Air China before and had a bad experience. They are improving everything from customer service to in-flight amenities. Transfers in Beijing are still a problem with zero efficiency.

They don't honor seat selection when booking but attendant at gate helped and was very understanding.

Tue, Dec 26
PVG
SFO
15h 45m
Mon, Jan 22
SFO
PVG
33h 40m
Trip: 28 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 3631 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
SVO
URC
Mediocre 2.0

NOTHing

Everything

CAN
MEL
Excellent 9.6

The A330 is a very roomy aircraft with lots of leg room and a charging plug for usb. The crew were friendly and efficient. Dinner service is completed so quickly by China Southern.

We were delayed around half an hour before leaving China. It wasn't a big deal but it made us half an hour late arriving in Melbourne.

CAN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

CAN
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

cheap

air con dripping

Mon, Dec 18
PEK
SFO
14h 18m
Sun, Dec 31
SFO
PEK
27h 18m
Trip: 14 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, May 26
SHA
SFO
32h 20m
Sun, Jun 3
SFO
SHA
18h 50m
Trip: 9 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 398 reviews
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.3
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.9
Food
6.8
HKG
BKK
Good 7.0

Good legroom, flight uncrowded

All was ok

HKG
TPE
Excellent 10.0

The plane was comfortable and roomy. I also enjoyed the entertainment aviation. It made the flight go by very quickly.

BKK
HKG
Excellent 8.0

Crew and new airplane App is not very user friendly

Unable to use mobile boarding pass so u have to wait for ticket counters to open.

PVG
HKG
Good 7.6

The flight attendant Miss. Trou Bor, she is excellent to help me how to contact Hainun Air Line Ground Service in Putong, Shanghai.

The food too salty (it seems with a lot MSG) and make you thirsty

HKG
PEK
Excellent 10.0

The food was really good, the planes were clean, the flight staff were professional and friendly. The flight went smoothly.

Tue, Dec 12
SHA
SFO
40h 38m
Mon, Jan 8
SFO
SHA
37h 10m
Trip: 28 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1047 reviews
Overall
7.8
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.6
PEK
BKK
Excellent 9.3

The crew was very courteous and helpful

The headphones provided didn't work very well

PEK
BOS
Excellent 9.0

The crew was attentive and caring. It was a relaxed flight.

BOS
PEK
Okay 4.0

Seats were pretty good for Economy. Flight was ontime.

Would have preferred a Premium Economy option. Meals: Tray tables much too small, difficult to work with. Food was pretty poor. Drinks offered at beginning but had to ask for water to get a partial glass of water. not even a bottle and didn't see staff again for 6 hours. Inflight Entertainment was pointless. Earbuds were handed out. You couldn't hear even 1 word out of ten. There was no stereo sound; only the left ear had sound.

PVG
BOS
Good 6.3

The food too salty (seems with a lot of MSG) and make you feel so thirsty

ORD
PEK
Good 6.0

One has to rush to be on the plane because the take off time is half an hour earlier, and we didn't get any notice beforehand.

Thu, Dec 7
NTG
SFO
30h 50m
Tue, Jan 9
SFO
NTG
19h 50m
Trip: 34 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 3236 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.9
Food
5.9
SGN
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

The food was good for airplane food.

It makes no sense to not allow the use of any electronics during take off and landing. My E reader doesn't even use a cell signal, but I couldn't have it out. Also, not allowing cell phones at ANY time during the flight, even in airplane mode, is ridiculous because tablets, which can have cell signals, are allowed. Air China is just frustrating.

PEK
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Doesn't matter if your economy or first class. First one to the gate gets in. Good for me because I always fly economy.

Typical Chinese service, poor. Will never fly Air China ever again. Only reason why I book the ticket because it was cheap, now I know why.

PEK
BKK
Mediocre 3.0

Nothing

All our checked bags, all of them, never made it. We are still waiting. Very cramped on totally full flight.

IAD
PEK
Good 7.3

I have flown with Air China before and had a bad experience. They are improving everything from customer service to in-flight amenities. Transfers in Beijing are still a problem with zero efficiency.

They don't honor seat selection when booking but attendant at gate helped and was very understanding.

HND
PEK
Mediocre 2.0

Doesn't matter if your economy or first class. First one to the gate gets in. Good for me because I always fly economy.

Typical Chinese service, poor. Will never fly Air China ever again. Only reason why I book the ticket because it was cheap, now I know why.

Tue, Nov 28
HGH
SFO
19h 50m
Sat, Dec 30
SFO
HGH
18h 35m
Trip: 33 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 51386 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
PVD
ORD
Excellent 8.0

friendliness

Ride was bumpy

PVR
SFO
Okay 4.3

Flight was delayed and no one could tell us why or for how long we would be delayed (not even on the kiosk) ... turns out it was delayed for 3 hours ... didn’t get a phone update until 1/2 hour before boarding. people were very rude about it. Turns out the plane had issues, so they had to send another one ...

SJU
IAH
Okay 5.6

No snack, one cup of beverage and no movies without paying.

SLC
SFO
Excellent 8.5

More comfortable seat. The seat on this airplane offers little back support.

ORD
RAP
Excellent 8.0

Friendliness

Ride was bumpy

Tue, Dec 26
SHA
SFO
15h 45m
Mon, Jan 22
SFO
SHA
33h 40m
Trip: 28 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 3631 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
CAN
LAX
Okay 5.6

Business class & price

Service for food. Our whole section was not served dessert.

CAN
MEL
Excellent 9.6

The A330 is a very roomy aircraft with lots of leg room and a charging plug for usb. The crew were friendly and efficient. Dinner service is completed so quickly by China Southern.

We were delayed around half an hour before leaving China. It wasn't a big deal but it made us half an hour late arriving in Melbourne.

SIN
CAN
Okay 4.0

cheap

no tv/ personal entertainment. feels like a budget flight. delayed flight

CAN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

SVO
URC
Mediocre 2.0

NOTHing

Everything

Mon, Dec 4
PEK
SFO
17h 25m
Mon, Dec 11
SFO
PEK
16h 25m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, May 18
PVG
SFO
17h 40m
Fri, Jun 1
SFO
PVG
18h 50m
Trip: 15 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 398 reviews
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.3
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.9
Food
6.8
NNG
HKG
Good 6.6

Had 3 suitcases (after giving one with items we live without. Still cost us 1900 Hong dollars

Reported above.

HKG
BKK
Good 6.3

Great price.

Food could be better. Just a simple snack. Wish they had more substantial meal.

HKG
BKK
Mediocre 3.6

The seat

The movie sound did not work -- the attendant served drink orders to every one in business class and forgot me

PVG
HKG
Good 7.6

The flight attendant Miss. Trou Bor, she is excellent to help me how to contact Hainun Air Line Ground Service in Putong, Shanghai.

The food too salty (it seems with a lot MSG) and make you thirsty

SHA
HKG
Okay 4.0

Delay in boarding. Delay in arriving at the gate (traffic) then delay in getting the off bay to disembark. Crazy

Tue, Dec 19
PEK
SFO
41h 48m
Tue, Jan 16
SFO
PEK
47h 50m
Trip: 29 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1047 reviews
Overall
7.8
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.6
SEA
PEK
Excellent 9.0

The crew was very courteous and helpful

Headphones provided didn't work very well

TLV
PVG
Mediocre 3.0

No good movies Uncomfortable seats

PEK
BKK
Excellent 9.3

The crew was very courteous and helpful

The headphones provided didn't work very well

BOS
PEK
Okay 4.0

Seats were pretty good for Economy. Flight was ontime.

Would have preferred a Premium Economy option. Meals: Tray tables much too small, difficult to work with. Food was pretty poor. Drinks offered at beginning but had to ask for water to get a partial glass of water. not even a bottle and didn't see staff again for 6 hours. Inflight Entertainment was pointless. Earbuds were handed out. You couldn't hear even 1 word out of ten. There was no stereo sound; only the left ear had sound.

NKG
CSX
Excellent 10.0

Food service

Transfer , you need bring your bags to transfer to other fly.

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