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.
Covering more than 100 square meters at the north end of the Domestic Departure Hall of PVG T1, the art gallery opened with 22 oil paintings by Xiao Gu, dean of Shanghai Oil Painting Sculpture Institute in December, 2016. In June, the exhibits were substituted by 25 oil painting by Yin Xiong.
Launched by PVG and China Maritime Museum at the end of 2016, the exhibition aims to show the harmony between humans and nature. The exhibits include sculptures, paper cuttings and paintings, and reveal the traditional maritime folklore and life of coastal inhabitants and islanders in China.
The Museum of Pudong Airport, China’s first museum in an airport, is located near Boarding Gate D90 in PVG T2, and gives passengers the chance to experience Chinese culture. The museum stages exhibitions on various themes at regular intervals. Since it opened in 2014, the museum has held exhibits of European porcelain, ships in bottles, arts and crafts, purple clay (zisha) teapots, and the currently underway “Joy Touring” Auto Exhibition.
Located near Boarding Gate D90 in PVG T2, the park uses elements of Han Dynasty gardens featuring purple, red, grey, and sandy tones. Landscaped courtyards provide an area for passengers to rest among art exhibits, chiming bells, drums, and models in traditional Han dress (hanfu). The park also has areas where children can learn more about traditional Chinese culture, as well as a wall against which to take selfies. The park, along with a museum, art gallery and other cultural facilities, creates a large scale public cultural landscape in the airport and has provided a platform for cultural exchanges between China and other countries since 2014.
Located close to Boarding Gate D81 of International Departures in PVG T2, the garden shows the culture and customs in Jiangnan regions.