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.


Pudong Airport provides pleasant lighting environment

Pudong International Airport in Shanghai upgraded its lighting system so that the approximately 200,000 passengers passingby the airport each day can enjoy nature-like light.

In 2016, the airport entrusted a professional team to fully check the lighting equipment in terminal buildings. Questionnaires were also delivered to passengers and staff to collect opinions before releasing new lighting standards.    

According to the new standards, there are19 lighting areas and the light brightness and color of each were designed based on their specific conditions. The new system can provide a more comfortable lighting environment for passengers who like to read books or usetheir cellphones.