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Average Price:
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$732
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Morning departure is around 14% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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FAQs for Booking Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong Flights

How long does a flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong take?
An average nonstop flight takes 17h 15m, covering a distance of 6472 miles.
How many flights are there between Los Angeles and Shanghai Pu Dong?
There are 151 (nonstop) flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai Pu Dong per week, averaging 21 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on China Eastern ($412), China Southern ($429) and Air China ($432).
Do I need a passport to fly between Los Angeles and Shanghai Pu Dong?
Yes.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Los Angeles and Shanghai Pu Dong?
Delta (5 times daily), China Eastern (5 times daily), American Airlines (3 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong?
For Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from Shanghai Pu Dong back to Los Angeles, the best deals are generally found on Saturday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.

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Airports
Origin
Los Angeles
$412
only
$412
Destination
Shanghai
$412
only
$412
Tue, Dec 5
LAX
PVG
27h 55m
Thu, Dec 7
PVG
LAX
12h 00m
Trip: 3 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 155 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.8
LAX
PVG
Okay 5.3

I liked the seats are roomy

I didn’t like the limited choices for food. In addition I felt those that spoke Chinese were taken care of better. I sat towards the end of the plane and they ran out constantly of food. The food they did serve wasn’t very good.

LAX
PVG
Okay 4.0

The crew was not very helpful or friendly.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 9.0

Lacked flavor... quantity was great

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

The seats were very uncomfortable.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

I liked the food and how punctual the flights were.

I didn’t like being cramped a bit during flights.

Sat, Feb 3
LAX
PVG
34h 00m
Sun, Mar 4
PVG
LAX
21h 25m
Trip: 30 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
SGN
CAN
Good 7.3

Crew were friendly and very efficient. China Southern completes the service of food and drink very quickly when compared to other airlines. Boarding was super easy.

The plane was extremely hot. It was hot while we were on the tarmac, then it cooled right down once we were taking off. Once we levelled out it was way too hot again. Not pleasant at all.

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

cheap

air con dripping

CAN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

CAN
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

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

Tue, Jan 30
LAX
PVG
17h 35m
Tue, Mar 6
PVG
LAX
16h 45m
Trip: 36 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
PEK
LAX
Good 6.6

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.

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.

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.

Sat, Dec 2
LAX
PVG
27h 55m
Mon, Dec 4
PVG
LAX
11h 45m
Trip: 3 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 155 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.8
LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.0

The food was good and the entertainment console had plenty of options to stay entertained.

There was no way to select a seat and I was given a middle seat. This made for a very long flight since I usually prefer an aisle seat so I can get up and stretch my legs often. The person on the aisle was sleeping for most of the flight and I didn't want to disturb her so I could get out. I know the best seat assignments are probably given in order of check-in but I also wasn't allowed to check in online. Since my flight was delayed getting into LA, I was one of the last people checked in for the flight and that may be why I was given a middle seat. One other note about the flight... I was unable to hear the flight attendant making the announcements, so maybe something was said about needing to fill out an arrival card for the checkpoint. I assumed that since I was just connecting through and not actually staying in China, that I did not need this card. Needless to say, I didn't find out I needed this card until I waited in line and got to the checkpoint officer. It was not a huge problem for me since I had a lengthy layover in Shanghai, but if I had had a shorter layover, I could have missed my next flight because of this delay.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 10.0

On time, nice plane, decent food and very efficient service. Price is reasonable.

None

LAX
PVG
Okay 5.3

I liked the seats are roomy

I didn’t like the limited choices for food. In addition I felt those that spoke Chinese were taken care of better. I sat towards the end of the plane and they ran out constantly of food. The food they did serve wasn’t very good.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

The seats were very uncomfortable.

LAX
PVG
Good 6.6

New plane, great seats in business class

Western food options quite limited

Thu, Feb 15
LAX
PVG
17h 15m
Tue, Mar 27
PVG
LAX
16h 20m
Trip: 40 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
PEK
LAX
Good 6.6

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.

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.

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.

SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

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.

Tue, Apr 24
LAX
PVG
20h 20m
Sat, May 26
PVG
LAX
29h 05m
Trip: 33 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 4.0

cheap

air con dripping

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.

PNH
CAN
Good 7.6

China Southern is very welcoming, calming music and lavender diffuser on boarding. Very good customer service, always offering water and drinks.

SGN
CAN
Good 7.3

Crew were friendly and very efficient. China Southern completes the service of food and drink very quickly when compared to other airlines. Boarding was super easy.

The plane was extremely hot. It was hot while we were on the tarmac, then it cooled right down once we were taking off. Once we levelled out it was way too hot again. Not pleasant at all.

Sat, Dec 2
LAX
PVG
36h 05m
Tue, Dec 5
PVG
LAX
11h 45m
Trip: 4 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 155 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.8
LAX
PVG
Good 6.3

Price

10 seats across in a 777 is just too narrow.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.0

The food was good and the entertainment console had plenty of options to stay entertained.

There was no way to select a seat and I was given a middle seat. This made for a very long flight since I usually prefer an aisle seat so I can get up and stretch my legs often. The person on the aisle was sleeping for most of the flight and I didn't want to disturb her so I could get out. I know the best seat assignments are probably given in order of check-in but I also wasn't allowed to check in online. Since my flight was delayed getting into LA, I was one of the last people checked in for the flight and that may be why I was given a middle seat. One other note about the flight... I was unable to hear the flight attendant making the announcements, so maybe something was said about needing to fill out an arrival card for the checkpoint. I assumed that since I was just connecting through and not actually staying in China, that I did not need this card. Needless to say, I didn't find out I needed this card until I waited in line and got to the checkpoint officer. It was not a huge problem for me since I had a lengthy layover in Shanghai, but if I had had a shorter layover, I could have missed my next flight because of this delay.

LAX
PVG
Okay 4.0

Cheap price

Crazy rules insisting people remove earplugs 1 hour before landing.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

The seats were very uncomfortable.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

I liked the food and how punctual the flights were.

I didn’t like being cramped a bit during flights.

Mon, Mar 12
LAX
PVG
17h 15m
Thu, Apr 12
PVG
LAX
16h 20m
Trip: 32 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
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.

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.

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.

SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

PEK
LAX
Good 6.6

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.

Sat, Mar 17
LAX
PVG
26h 00m
Sun, Apr 1
PVG
LAX
37h 45m
Trip: 16 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

SIN
CAN
Okay 4.0

cheap

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

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
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

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

Tue, Dec 5
LAX
PVG
39h 30m
Fri, Dec 8
PVG
LAX
11h 45m
Trip: 4 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 155 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.

LAX
PVG
Good 6.3

Price

10 seats across in a 777 is just too narrow.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

The seats were very uncomfortable.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 8.3

I liked the food and how punctual the flights were.

I didn’t like being cramped a bit during flights.

LAX
PVG
Excellent 10.0

On time, nice plane, decent food and very efficient service. Price is reasonable.

None

Tue, Mar 13
LAX
PVG
17h 35m
Thu, Apr 12
PVG
LAX
16h 20m
Trip: 31 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.

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.

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.

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.

SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

Fri, Apr 20
LAX
PVG
20h 10m
Fri, Apr 27
PVG
LAX
21h 55m
Trip: 8 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
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.

LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

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

CAN
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

PNH
CAN
Good 7.6

China Southern is very welcoming, calming music and lavender diffuser on boarding. Very good customer service, always offering water and drinks.

Wed, Mar 14
LAX
PVG
17h 35m
Thu, Apr 12
PVG
LAX
16h 20m
Trip: 30 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
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.

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.

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.

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.

Thu, Feb 15
LAX
PVG
26h 00m
Thu, Mar 22
PVG
LAX
21h 25m
Trip: 35 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
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

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.

LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

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

SIN
CAN
Okay 4.0

cheap

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

SVO
URC
Mediocre 2.0

NOTHing

Everything

Wed, Mar 21
LAX
PVG
17h 15m
Thu, Mar 29
PVG
LAX
16h 20m
Trip: 9 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
SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

PEK
SGN
Mediocre 3.0

The crew were nice

Again the food was terrible. And this was an international flight and there wasn’t even a tv for watching movies! So all you could do was sit crammed in your seat for hours!!

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
LAX
Good 6.6

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.

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.

Tue, Jan 23
LAX
PVG
30h 15m
Tue, Jan 30
PVG
LAX
36h 05m
Trip: 8 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

CTU
CAN
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well except for my comments to the right.

Check in in person . The lady that issues boarding passes. She never smiled and I was scared to ask her anything. She sure did not volunteer any info concerning our flight from Chengdu to LAX via CAN. Never asked if we preferred isle or window seats. I remember her and will avoid her next time.

CAN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

PNH
CAN
Good 7.6

China Southern is very welcoming, calming music and lavender diffuser on boarding. Very good customer service, always offering water and drinks.

CAN
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Arrived on time.

Sun, Mar 25
LAX
PVG
28h 55m
Sat, Apr 14
PVG
LAX
34h 20m
Trip: 21 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
PEK
LAX
Good 6.6

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.

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.

SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

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
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.

Wed, Feb 14
LAX
PVG
34h 00m
Fri, Mar 30
PVG
LAX
21h 55m
Trip: 44 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
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well.

SVO
URC
Mediocre 2.0

NOTHing

Everything

CAN
LAX
Okay 5.6

Business class & price

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

CTU
CAN
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well except for my comments to the right.

Check in in person . The lady that issues boarding passes. She never smiled and I was scared to ask her anything. She sure did not volunteer any info concerning our flight from Chengdu to LAX via CAN. Never asked if we preferred isle or window seats. I remember her and will avoid her next time.

SGN
CAN
Good 7.3

Crew were friendly and very efficient. China Southern completes the service of food and drink very quickly when compared to other airlines. Boarding was super easy.

The plane was extremely hot. It was hot while we were on the tarmac, then it cooled right down once we were taking off. Once we levelled out it was way too hot again. Not pleasant at all.

Mon, Mar 26
LAX
PVG
17h 35m
Tue, Apr 24
PVG
LAX
31h 50m
Trip: 30 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
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.

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.

SFO
PEK
Mediocre 3.6

They upgraded my wife and I to an Exit Row, I'm tall

Dirty bathrooms, overall poor sanitary conditions of plane. Once in Beijing we had to go thru Immigration and Security again even though we were just transferring to another international destination (Bangkok) and the lines for both Immigration and Security in Beijing were super long and grossly understaffed. Even with a 2 hour layover we almost missed our connecting flight to Bangkok.

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.

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.

Thu, Feb 15
LAX
PVG
34h 00m
Fri, Mar 30
PVG
LAX
21h 55m
Trip: 43 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
SIN
CAN
Okay 4.0

cheap

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

PNH
CAN
Good 7.6

China Southern is very welcoming, calming music and lavender diffuser on boarding. Very good customer service, always offering water and drinks.

LAX
CAN
Okay 4.0

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

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

cheap

air con dripping

CAN
LAX
Okay 5.6

Business class & price

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

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