Review of China Airlines flight Hong Kong Taipei in Premium Eco

Airline China Airlines
Flight CI904
Class Premium Eco
Seat 30G
Aircraft Boeing 777-300ER
Flight time 01:50
Take-off 29 Sep 16, 11:05
Arrival at 29 Sep 16, 12:55
CI   #19 out of 113 Airlines A minimum of 20 Flight-Reports is required in order to appear in the rankings. 60 reviews
By 1128
Published on 5th October 2016
I just finish my holiday in Taipei, it is a nice chance to enjoy China Airlines after 7 years.
I was so luckily to mark the Premium Economy Class seat which sold as Economy Class
In HKG-TPE sector.

It was difficult to mark those seat.
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There are lots of people check-in in F sector, there a lots of plane to Taiwan at
that moment.
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Visit the Plaza Premium Lounge before the flight, this is a bowl of fishball noodles.
It is famous in PP Lounge.
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Some food I ate in this lounge.

The CX's 77W B-KPM
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Su's 77W to SVO.
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JL736 to NRT.
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I found my plane to Taipei. She is B-18053, B777-36N(ER).
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The FIDS in Hong Kong.
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A tail of B-18053
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Ready for boarding
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The galley.
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Premium Business Class
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My seat 30G, this is the bulkhead of Premium Economy Class.
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Another view of Premium Business Class
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Let's walk around the Economy Class.

The last sector of 2-seater.
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The legroom is fine.
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The 11.1 inch PTV
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The tray table.

The normal washroom.
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Amazing Chinese drawing in the washroom.
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My seat 30G, it is nice angle for resting.
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The small table for the drink.
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The IFE remote, it is easy to use it.
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The universal socket, it is convenience for long haul flight.
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The reading light.
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The generous legroom for the flight.
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The flight route of CI904.
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The 12.1 inches PTV.
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Nice view angle of the Airshow.
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The tray table which store in armrest.
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Safety card and the headphone.
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The inflight magazine and the duty-free cagoules.
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The simple meal
Main dish: Pork Spaghetti with soy sauce.
Dessert: Coconut Pudding.
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Today flight attitude is FL330.
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The view of Economy Class
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The view of Premium Economy Class
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Some interesting view of Airshow.
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We will arrive Taipei soon.
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Thank you for flying with China Arilines.
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Arrived Taipei.
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China Airlines

Cabin crew7.5

Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited The Travelers\' Lounge (West Hall)


Hong Kong - HKG


Taipei - TPE



After the short flight to Taipei, I found that there are improvement of China Airlines.
Such as, they provide more comfortable seat for the new plane. It is really surprise
I can mark the PEY seat for the short flight. PEY seat is really nice and comfy.
The meals is fine, nothing to blame that.
Although the plane was full, the flight attendant still provide professional service
to the passengers.
Please look forward for my surprise flight on CI919 for my return leg.

Informations on the route Hong Kong (HKG) Taipei (TPE)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 24 reviews of 5 airlines on the route Hong Kong (HKG) → Taipei (TPE).


The airline with the best average grade is Cathay Dragon with 8.1/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 38 minutes.



  • Comment 369529 by
    TBloemink 22 Comments

    Holy cow, that plane looks amazing. Visibly new with those nice, huge screens. Love the bulkhead textures. Definitely made me look different at China Air.

    Thanks for your in-depth report on the cabin.

    • Comment 369532 by
      henrylau1991 AUTHOR 54 Comments

      Thank you for your comment. It is nice plane of China Airlines, such as the new IFE system and the Chinese
      bulkhead textures.
      Hope you can get onboard soon.
      I just posted the return trip of CI919, you may have a look.

  • Comment 369836 by
    KévinDC TEAM 3911 Comments

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful report. There aren't many reports out there on China Airlines' new Premium Economy. The product looks really good overall. The Premium Economy cabin is really big compared to most other airlines. There must be a lot of demand on the long-haul flights. It's nice that they consider these normal economy on short-haul, allowing anyone in Economy to select them. Nice to have a full meal in Economy for such a short flight. Another reminder that service levels in Asia are so much higher than in the U.S. and Europe. Thanks for sharing!

    • Comment 369885 by
      henrylau1991 AUTHOR 54 Comments

      There must be a lot of demand on the long-haul flights. ===>> Yes, China Airlines provide quite lots of PEY seat for long haul flight. That can let who willing pay more to enjoy better food and generous legroom.
      It's nice that they consider these normal economy on short-haul, allowing anyone in Economy to select them. ===>>Despite the 77W, CI's 744 also provide anyone in Economy choose upper deck Business Class. Of course, the meal and service is the level of Economy class.
      Nice to have a full meal in Economy for such a short flight. ===>> CI and BR also provide hot meals is such short route.
      service levels in Asia are so much higher than in the U.S. and Europe. ===>> Yes, some of the FSC in U.S. and Europe have not provide hot meal already. So that, the service standard in Asia is much higher that the U.S. and Europe.


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