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Tianjin Airlines


32 Reviews
Headquarters: Binhai International Airport Airport Building, Tianjin 300300 China +86-950710 Website
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  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Mumbai, India
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frankly took this flt with lots of skepticism, but the full experience was " WOW ". As usual China broke all preconceived notions. The check in couldn't be done online since we booked thru a Chinese agency called C Trip. But this was no hassle, since we reached the airport 3 hours in advance, and the team completed the checkin...

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Domestic Economy Xi'an - Guilin

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
50 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Flew LGW-CKG direct in business class. Got the ticket on-line for under £1400. Overall service was great for a London to the heart of mainland China flight. Seat was surprisingly spacious. Lie flat seat will easily take 6ft person with inches to spare. Food was very good with a choice of Asian or western style. Cabin crew were very attentive...

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International Business Class London - Chongqing

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1 Thank Jon Y
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We weren't expecting too much about the low cost Chinese airline but i must say, the personnel is super helpful, and they keep the lavatories super clean, they offer extra food you, they flights were on time.

International Economy London - Melbourne
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2 Thank Gabriela S
Tianjin, Tianjin, China
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Cheap flight, although the in flight meal was pretty sad, a bottle of water and a "hamburger" that was just a piece of ham in a bun.

North Asia Economy Tianjin - Seoul
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Flying back to UK - flight good value for money. Left and arrived on time. 2nd flight with this airline so knew what to expect but food not so good this time. Still no alcohol with meals, strange mixture of food on trays and no knives! Staff pleasant and no language difficulties. Still not much in the way of entertainment.

International Economy Chongqing - London
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Bought one-way flight and then internal flight to Xi'an. Flight left on time and arrived early. Seating OK, usual space, food OK but be advised no alcohol with meals. Entertainment bit out of date and not much choice unless you like action movies, Chinese films or TV series. Staff good and no language difficulties.

International Economy London - Chongqing
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Chongqing, China
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Does exactly what you want on a long distance flight - food every few hours; with vegetarian and vegan options available. A fact that the staff soon picked up on and by the last meal served were no longer coming to me with meat dishes. Food was pretty standard airline fare, though the chickpea curry I was served first was...

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International Economy London - Chongqing

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China
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was a forty minute flight on an Embraer "commuter" plane. One class, 2+2 configuration and being so short, no cabin service. No fuss, no frills and an uneventful flight. Recommended for short hops.

Domestic Economy Zhangye - Lanzhou
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Kuala Lumpur
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The flight from Guilin, China was great - smooth and with the free baggage allowance of 20kg, was very much appreciated - unlike some budget airlines, we need to pay through our nose!

Domestic Economy Guilin - Shantou
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
86 reviews
28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I flew with Tianjin after scoring a crazy low price flight to China. Because Tianjin Airlines' long haul service is quite new, there were almost no reviews and I wasn't too sure what to expect. What I got was a pleasant surprise. Ok, so the crew didn't speak English too well - but aside from that it was a very...

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International Economy Auckland - Chongqing

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“Try to practice some Chinese with the staff and fellow travellers.”
Iralie, 30 Aug 2017 | Read review
“Doesn't matter where you sit, the seats are all the same”
SinophileLuton, 28 Aug 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared to wait at the airport lounge - departure lounge not accessible.”
Anne1952KualaLumpur, 28 Jun 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this joke of an 'Airline'”
GregPeters27, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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About Tianjin Airlines
Originally known as Grand China Express Air, Tianjin Airlines (GS) is a Chinese airline that operates from hubs at Tianjin Binhai International Airport (TSN) and Haikou Meilan International Airport (HAK). Secondary hubs are located at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XIY), Hohhot Baita International Airport (HET) and Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC).Tianjin Airlines flies to about 55 domestic destinations, as well as cities in Cambodia, Japan, Mongolia, Russia and South Korea. The carrier has a fleet of 84 Airbus and Embraer planes. These feature a mix of one-cabin (Economy Class) and two-cabin (Business Class and Economy Class) configurations.
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