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.

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How to pronounce Chinese airplane words

Airplane landing at a Chinese airport

行李舱

xínglǐ cāng

Over head compartment

安全带

ānquándài

Seatbelt

紧急出口

jǐnjí chūkǒu

Emergency exit

救生衣

jiùshēngyī

Swim vest

机舱

jīcāng

Cabin

空中服务员

kōngzhōng fúwùyuán

Flight attendant

登机牌

dēngjīpái

Boarding pass

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.

我想要一杯水。

wǒ xiǎngyào yìbēi shuǐ。

I would like a glass of water.

我害怕飞行。

wǒ hàipà fēixíng。

I’m scared of flying.

我饿了。

wǒ è le

I’m hungry.

我觉得冷。你有毯子吗?

wǒ juéde lěng。nǐ yǒu tǎnzi ma?

I feel cold. Do you have a blanket?

我们什么时候降落?

wǒmen shénme shíhòu jiàngluò

When are we going to land?

请系好安全带。

qǐng jìhǎo ānquándài。

Please fasten your seatbelt.

我的耳机不好用。

wǒde ěrjī bùhǎoyòng。

My headset doesn’t work.

我们可能会遇到气流。

wǒmen kěnéng huì yùdào qìliú。

We might be expecting turbulence.

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…

行李提取

xínglǐ tíqǔ

Baggage claim

海关

hǎiguān

Customs

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

我的行李被损坏了。

wǒde xínglǐ bèi sǔnhuài le。

My luggage got damaged.

我的登机牌丢了。

Wǒde dēngjīpái diūle

I’ve lost my boarding pass.

我的行李丢了。

Wǒde xínglǐ diū le。

My luggage got lost.

我没赶上连乘航班。

Wǒ méi gǎnshàng liánchéng hángbān。

I’ve missed my connecting flight.

我的护照丢了。

Wǒde hùzhào diūle。

I’ve lost my passport.

我的票丢了。

Wǒde piào diū le。

I’ve lost my ticket.

我迷路了。

Wǒ mílù le。

I’m lost.

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