China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (IATA Code: MU), is the second largest air carrier in China in terms of passengers carried. The airline has its headquarters in Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Shanghai. This major Chinese airline which operates in international, domestic and regional routes has its main hubs at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport while the secondary hubs are located at Kunming Changshui International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport and Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. China Eastern Airlines became the member of SkyTeam alliance in 2011. Eastern Miles which is the frequent flyer program of the airline can be used and earned while traveling with the airline or member airlines of sky team and can be upgraded for premium benefits.
China Eastern Airlines has far-reaching flights reaching over 217 destinations in domestic and international routes. Major cities which are served by China Eastern Airlines are Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Shanghai, Kolkata, Delhi, Dubai, Thailand, Colombo, and Bali.
The baggage policy of china eastern airlines allowed to board with one carry-on bag with a weight limit of 5 kg and a size limit of 20 cm x 40 cm x 55 cm. The checked baggage regulations differ with destination as well as per the class, generally, passengers of First Class are allowed 40 kg, Business class is allowed 30 kg and Economy Class are allowed 20 kg under the baggage allowance scheme. The checked baggage total linear dimension should not exceed 158 cms.
The fleet of China Eastern Airlines includes 450 aircraft, Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321-200, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A330-300, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 777-300ER.
The seat map of aircraft of China Eastern Airlines has First, Business, and Economy Class with a personal TV which can keep you entertained. For detailed configuration of seats, passengers are advised to refer the website.
China Eastern Airlines provides online check-in for all the passengers possessing e-ticket. Online Check-in closing and opening time varies as per the destinations; therefore, passengers should refer their e-ticket for details. For avoiding bizarre conditions passengers are advised to reach the airport on time and should be at the security checkpoint at least 40 minutes prior to departure and be present at the gate at least 15 minutes prior departure.