Please not the important change in Beijing Airport regarding carry-on baggages. The 5kg limitation will be enforced from July 1, 2004. I am going to Beijing next Monday and this change has already impacted the way I package my stuff.
Dear Respected Passengers:
Please be noted:
As reported, to ensure the flight safety and avoid impact on boarding procedure due to overweighed baggage, starting from July 1, 2004, all X-Ray machines in Beijing Capital Airport will be added a overweighed carry-on baggage control device, all overweighed and oversized carry-on baggage will not be allowed to pass through security check X-Ray machines.
Starting from July 1, 2004, passengers traveling within China are required to limit their carry-on baggage to not more than 5 kilograms, all overweighed baggage will be required to be checked-in as checked baggage.
For details please call information desk at Beijing Capital Airport: 010-6459 9567
PASSENGER INFORMATION Carry-on items: A passenger holding first class ticket may carry 2 pieces of articles on board; a passenger holding business or economy class ticket may carry one piece only. The dimension of each piece shall not exceed 20 x 40 x 55cm and the total weight of the above two pieces shall not exceed 5 kg. The carry-on items in excess of the above mentioned piece, weight or dimension shall be checked-in as checked baggage according to regulations