Pudong Hongqiao Important Notices

PVG implements new baggage rules


New restrictions on carry-on luggage by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) came into force at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) on Sept 1.

According to the new rules, carry-on luggage exceeding 115cm in combined length, width and height will be prohibited from being carried on board. Bags that do not meet the size and weight restrictions now need to be checked in.

PVG has added bulletin boards in the Domestic and International/Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan departure areas in its two terminals to notify passengers about the new regulations. The airport also arranged staff to help check passengers’ bags in at the entrance areas of the terminals.

PVG would like to remind passengers to check in their luggage as early as possible, in order to avoid unnecessary delays.


PVG celebrates Children's Day

A staff dressed as "Black Cat Police Chief", a well-known Chinese cartoon character, interact with a boy to celebrate International Children's Day on June 1 at Pudong International Airport. [Photo/Shanghai Airport Authority]

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) held a number of activities for its young passengers on June 1 to celebrate International Children's Day.

Staff at the airport dressed as "Black Cat Police Chief" and "Pink Panther", which are well-known Chinese cartoon characters, to interact with children.

Kids were also given free stickers and card sleeves at 17 public service desks including the inquiry desk, passenger information center, left luggage office and lost and found office.

Meanwhile, PVG has improved many service facilities which are popular with children to welcome the coming "family trip" boom this summer.

The airport now provides 50 baby strollers for its passengers, as well as a baby care rooms in the waiting hall.

There are four new motion sensing games at the check-in hall in Terminal 2, and a children's play area at the waiting hall is open to children under 12 years of age for free.