You have booked a flight with China Eastern Airlines (CEAir for short) and now want to check in online? Find out how online check-in works with China Eastern Airlines.

Step-by-step online check-in

  1. Start the online check-in via the China Eastern Airlines website:
  2. In order for you to carry out the check-in, you will need to provide some information:
    – The ticket number
    – Your first and last name
    – Your ID number
  3. After filling in all the details correctly, you need to carry out a verification . You will see an image with colorful letters on a dark background. In the “Verification code” field, enter the letters that you can see in this image.
  4. Select your desired flight in the check-in area and compare the departure information displayed with the information on your booking confirmation. This way you can be sure that you choose the right flight.
  5. If you wish, you can also reserve a seat during online check-in (note the applicable fees) or book other services.
  6. Then confirm your check-in. Now you will receive your boarding pass, which you can either print or save .

Information about CEAir online check-in

  • Online check-in is usually available 48 hours before departure .
  • Online check-in is not available on some flights.
  • Online check-in can only be carried out for passengers who do not require special assistance.
  • If you have already checked in online but are unable to take the flight, you must cancel your check-in online at least 1 hour before departure.

The China Eastern Airlines Baggage Policy

The carry-on baggage

Number & Weight

With China Eastern Airlines, the carry-on baggage is not allowed .max. 10kg weigh – regardless of the tariff.


For all classes there is a max. Hand luggage size of 55 x 40 x 20 cm

Large carry-on luggage flight

What is prohibited in carry-on baggage?

There are some items that are absolutely prohibited in carry-on baggage due to possible danger to passengers and crew.

Weapons, Rifles & Firearms

  • Pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and other firearms of all kinds
  • Parts of firearms
  • Toy weapons, as well as replicas and imitations of real weapons
  • Signal pistols and starting pistols

Pointed or sharp objects

  • Razor
  • Needles
  • Axes, hatchets and cleavers
  • Knives and scissors
  • Utility knife
  • Swords and sabres

Anesthetic devices

  • Taser, stun guns, stun sticks
  • Apparatus for stunning and killing livestock
  • Chemicals, gases or sprays that cause incapacitation


  • Crowbar
  • Drills
  • Saw
  • Bolt guns

Blunt objects

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Clubs and batons like bats
  • Martial arts equipment

Explosives and incendiary substances

  • Ammunition detonators
  • Detonators and detonators
  • Replicas or imitations of explosive devices
  • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives

The China Eastern Airlines

China Eastern Airlines (ceair) is an airline based in Shanghai, China. The airline’s base is located at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airline is also part of the SkyTeam airline alliance .