Airplane in Chinese

Traveling around China on vacation or business? Need to know what to say on the airplane in Chinese? You can make sure your journey goes smoothly by learning a few useful Chinese words and phrases before you depart in this free Rocket Chinese lesson.

How do you say ticket and passport in Chinese? What’s the Chinese word for luggage? You’ll learn these important words and more. We’ll also show you how to ask the flight attendants for what you need in Japanese. We hope you won’t need to explain that something has gone wrong with your travel plans, but just in case, we’ll teach you how to do that too.

Let's get started on this lesson on airplane in Chinese!

How to pronounce Chinese airplane words

Airplane landing at a Chinese airport

Useful Chinese airplane phrases

Imagine you are on a 10+ hour flight from the United States to China ... Yes! You'd better make sure you know how to ask for a drink or an extra blanket. It’s also important to know what qǐng hǎo ānquándài (请带)” means. Repeat the new words aloud to practice your pronunciation.

Airplane seatbelt - Chinese translation

Once you arrive at the airport you will have to collect your luggage. Simply follow the signs to the “xíng li tí qǔ (行 李提取)” and make your way to the “hǎi guān (海 关)”. Listen to the Audio link below to hear the pronunciation…

Hopefully you won’t need to use the following phrases, but it’s still handy to know them.

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