United Airlines eliminates second bag charges on North America-China routes

    United Airlines announced (08-Jan-2018) the elimination of charges for customers’ second checked bag on all routes from North America to China and Hong Kong from 08-Jan-2018. Currently, customers travelling from China/Hong Kong to the US already receive two free checked bags. Fees for oversized and overweight bags will continue to apply. United operates more nonstop flights to more cities in China than any other US carrier, with a total of 89 weekly frequencies and four greater Chinese destinations served, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hong Kong. [more – original PR]