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Xiamen Airlines


423 reviews
Headquarters: 22 Dailiao Road, Xiamen 361006 China 011 86 95557 Website
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Direct flight from KL to Xiamen is the only advantage it has over the other airlines. No personal entertainment TV program instead the TV program is screen overhead every 6~7 rows. Though personal audio set is made available, its sound system was noisy and quirky.. Food comes in plastic bags packed in aluminum foils.. Seat spacing is Budget airlines mode....

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North Asia Economy Kuala Lumpur - Xiamen

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Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Just like a budget airline, only different is they serve food but no entertainment. You just want to board and hope that they flies on time. The seat might be too narrow for taller guys, cause I felt my backside be tickled a few times during flight and the back of my head strike when he gets in after going...

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North Asia Economy Singapore - Xiamen

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Moorebank NSW
Level 6 Contributor
191 reviews
130 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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We recently used this airline for all four legs of our China trip and can only give it thumbs up: great service, reasonable food, comfortable (for economy) seats and excellent on board entertainment. Only little hiccup was extremely slow domestic check in in Chongqing.

International Economy Sydney - Fuzhou
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago
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Had not flown with this airline before, but was unable to utilize my return ticket with another airline, had to arrange alternative arrangements. I was blown away with the attitude and smiles of the staff/crew and their professionalism. The flight was so good. There was pretty good leg-room, the plane was modern and very clean and the food (for airplane...

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International Economy Fuzhou - Sydney

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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my entire life of flying cheap, this is the first airline to ever make me cry, out of frustration and feeling beaten up. Not once, but twice. DEPARTURE FLIGHT: Booked a trip from Sydney - Fuzhou (transit) - Kunming. I arrived at Sydney airport only to find out that my Fuzhou - Kunming has been changed (amusingly and amazingly)...

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International Economy Sydney - Kunming

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Bali, Indonesia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a super cheap return flight AMS-CGK-AMS for only EUR317. Thought it would be a horrible flight as I had to transit in Xiamen for 27 hours! Turned out it was such a pleasant flight. Good food, spacious seat, helpful flight attendant. The only disaster was the self check in Xiamen..... and got no free hotel for such a long...

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International Economy Amsterdam - Jakarta

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Bangkok, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
34 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to share our recent experience flying with Xiamen airlines flight #829 from Xiamen to Los Angeles. My partner is a member of Skyteam Elite Plus on a member airline and we were seated in the first exit row. We became painfully aware that the 787's windows dim the sun through an electrical dimmer that would not require...

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International Economy Xiamen - Los Angeles

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Xiamen airlines is a relatively new Chinese airlines that started to extend out internationally. They try their best to retain new customers and this is shown in their friendly services, low prices and multiple give away events on Facebook, it’s a nice touch when they send you a luggage tag or model airplane to show they appreciate your business. I...

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International Business Class Sydney - Xiamen

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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I flew Xiamen Airlines from Seattle, WA to Bangkok, Thialand in Oct, 2018 with my family, 5 of us total. The airplane itself was decent. Plenty of leg room. We had a short layover in Shenzen and an 11 hour layover in Xiamen. Our first flight was SEA to Shenzen. When we checked in for our flight, the counter person...

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International Economy Seattle - Bangkok

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flight crew are very friendly, language is not at all hindrance for them to feel each passenger is important. I was flying alone with an infant. It was a long haul flight with 2 stops and 12/15hrs of stop over in Xiamen Airport. How did I manage it? I am writing blog about it. I don't want to believe that...

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International Economy Vienna - Manila

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“Cheap and convenient if your itinerary is between KL and Xiamen”
Chuxi_China, 15 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Just don't expect too much.”
richardtV3049OF, 15 Nov 2018 | Read review
“If there is an issue, politely ask for a comment card and kindly insist you will send it in yourself.”
NieveYao, 9 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Don't book with them”
130cjs, 6 Nov 2018 | Read review
“DO NOT buy duty free beverages if you have a stopover in China, as it will be confiscated in China, even if sealed.”
lindasO4354QC, 3 Nov 2018 | Read review
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About Xiamen Airlines
Founded in 1984, Xiamen Airlines (MF) is China's first privately owned airline. It is owned, in part, by China Southern Airlines (CZ). Xiamen Airlines is headquartered in Xiamen, Fujian Province, and operates from hubs at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN), Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC) and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH). The carrier is part of the SkyTeam alliance and flies to about 70 destinations. The majority of these are domestic destinations, but the airline also flies to 13 countries in Asia, Oceania and Europe.
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