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Sichuan Airlines

272 reviews
Headquarters: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Chengdu China 610202
Fri, 05/10
Fri, 05/17
3,5272 reviews
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About Sichuan Airlines
Headquarters: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Chengdu China 610202

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Headquartered in Chenghu, Sichuan Airlines (3U) was founded in 1986 and began flying in 1988. The airline is owned, in part, by China Southern Airlines (CZ), Shandong Airlines (SC) and Shanghai Airlines (FM). Sichuan Airlines operates from hubs at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU), Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG). The carrier flies to more than 65 destinations across China and the rest of Asia, as well as Europe, North America and Oceania. Sichuan Airlines' fleet of 104 aircraft includes Airbus A319s, Airbus A320s, Airbus A321s, Airbus A330-200s and Airbus A330-300 with two-cabin (Economy Class and Business Class) configurations.
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Melbourne - Chengdu
We recently travelled with Sichuan Airlines, Melb to Chengdu, then Chengdu to Beijing (and return flights). The flight staff were pleasant and the plane was clean and fresh. All four flights were very full, but the crew managed well. The meals weren't great, but I tend not to
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Los Angeles - Phuket
On this airlines web site it shows that it provides with a transit hotel but if you ask for one all agents act ignorant to what it means. The easy way to mislead the public.
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Jinan - Xi'an
First time taking this airline and although its a bit small (if you are those who prefer bigger seating area, i think Business class is probably better) but in general, its a very interesting experience. Never a noodle person but i really enjoyed the noodles. Flight attendance
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Kunming - Vientiane
Southeast Asia
At the check counter, the ground staff in Kunming airport requested to present 500usd in cash. In addition numerous other documents on the arrival destination was requested (departure ticket, hotel booking, etc). These are not requirements of the destination country's
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Melbourne - Beijing
We flew Sichuan as part of a China tour we did. I was a little hesitant but after reading some reviews felt a bit more at ease. They were on time and it was a very pleasant trip. The food was all Asian but mostly enjoyable, with the exception of the rice porridge for
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"If you're not a fan of a very Chinese breakfast on an overnight flight, pack your own food options."
"avoid if you can!"
"A smart airline brimming with respect. Young and enthusiastic crew. The jets are new, tidy, and clean. Loved the experience."
"At the traveler's lounge in Chendu for the layover, you may have to invite fellow travelers to give up the seat that occupies their bag."
"Anyone can travel with these airlines without any doubt."
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