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Hong Kong Airlines

About Hong Kong Airlines

Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a regional carrier that serves destinations in and around China, and is rated as a 4 star airline by Skytrax. The airline started as a helicopter operator before commencing airplane flights. Its inaugural flight took place between Hong Kong and Beijing. It is based out of Hong Kong International Airport where is houses a fleet of 30 Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. It is a sister airline to Hainan Airlines, Lucky Air, Grand China Air, Grand China Express and Grand China Air.

Hong Kong Airlines provides flights to destinations in Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Thailand, China, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey and Japan. Beijing, Chiang Mai and Okinawa are just some of the more popular routes operated by the airline. The airline also codeshares on flights with Shanghai Airlines, Air Astana, Hainan Airlines, Air India, Hong Kong Express, Air Seychelles, Garuda Indonesia, China Eastern Airlines, EVA Air and Etihad Airways.

Online check-in

Passengers can check in online for Hong Kong Airlines flights departing from Hong Kong, Beijing, Kumamoto, Chongqing, Miyazaki, Guiyang, Taipei, Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Pudong, Okinawa, Chengdu, Kagoshima, Sanya, Bangkok, Fuzhou, Sapporo, Hangzhou, Denpasar, Haikou and Hanoi. This service is available from 48 hours until 2 hours before a flight is scheduled to take-off.

Passengers are able to use their departure airport, name and ticket number to check in online. Children travelling alone, passengers needing assistance, and passengers travelling on a group booking cannot check in online. Passengers can also check in with the airline at the airport using their check-in counters.

Hand luggage allowance

Economy class passengers on Hong Kong Airlines flights are entitled to carry 1 item of hand luggage into the airplane's cabin while Business class passengers are permitted to carry 2. Each item of hand luggage is limited to 7 kg in weight and 56 x 36 x 23 cm in dimensions. Any items that are deemed too large or heavy will need to be carried as checked baggage. Depending on the passenger's checked baggage allowance, there may be a charge for this. On top of this hand luggage allowance, passengers can also take on board a handbag, binoculars, umbrella, crutches, baby food or a laptop.

Checked baggage allowance

Checked baggage allowance depends on where a Hong Kong Airlines flight is travelling. For all destinations besides the Southwest Pacific and Saipan, Economy passengers can check in up to 20 kg of luggage. Business class passengers can also check in up to 30 kg of luggage on this routes. On those flights to the Southwest Pacific and Saipan, Economy passengers can check in up to 20 kg of luggage while Business class passengers are entitled to bring up to 40 kg.

On all routes, infants who are travelling on an adult's lap are entitled to check in 10 kg of luggage. All items of checked luggage are subject to a maximum size of 158 cm when height, width and length are added together. Charges are applicable to luggage exceeding these limits.

Airline Information

  • Airline name: Hong Kong Airlines
  • IATA code: HX
  • Year founded: 2006
  • Headquarters: Lantau, Hong Kong
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Latest customer reviews on Hong Kong Airlines flights

4.4 /5
Total reviews based on: 5
Hong Kong
Koh Samui
Hong Kong International Airport - Ko Samui Airport ( HKG - USM )
5.0 /5
Date 2019-04-05 Location Uk Age 51-70 Class Economy

First airline

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Koh Samui
Hong Kong
Ko Samui Airport - Hong Kong International Airport ( USM - HKG )
5.0 /5
Date 2018-03-17 Location Hong Kong Age 31-50 Class Economy

Very efficient crew

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong International Airport - Hong Kong International Airport ( HKG - HKG )
4.0 /5
Date 2018-03-08 Location Age Class Economy

the food was not delicious.. should be better.. like emirates or ethiad.. they have always nice food

4.0 /5
1 reviews

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