United Airlines has eliminated charges for
customers' second checked bag on all routes from North America to
China and Hong Kong.
Currently, customers traveling from
China/Hong Kong to the United States already receive two free
Fees for oversized and overweight bags will continue
"We are responding to valuable feedback from
customers who are seeking added benefits when they travel to China
and Hong Kong, particularly for leisure purposes," said Marcel
Fuchs, United's Vice President, Atlantic and Pacific Sales. "By
allowing a second checked bag at no additional fee, we aim to make
the overall experience of traveling to China and Hong Kong easier
for our customers."
United Airlines currently operates 89 weekly
flights to Beijing,
Shanghai, Chengdu and Hong Kong.