Hong Kong flights are available from a range of Australian airlines and international air carriers, including Virgin, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Emirates and of course, Hong Kong Airlines. Direct flights are also available from all major Australian cities, primarily through Qantas and Emirates.
Located approximately 6,500km northwest of Australia, Hong Kong flights take approximately 9 hours, depending on where you are departing from. Hong Kong flights departing Australia are long haul flights and feature more on board inclusions (e.g. meals and entertainment) as well as larger baggage allowances. Although each airline imposes their own rules, baggage allowances and inclusions that are often dependent upon your cabin class and fare type, the below overview of airline baggage restrictions covers the majority of popular airlines that offer flights to Hong Kong.
Virgin: A restriction of 7kg of carry-on baggage applies to a maximum of two pieces, while checked baggage ranges from one 23kg pieces to two 32kg pieces depending on the fare type and cabin class.
Qantas: Carry-on baggage is restricted to 7kg, however this weight allowance can be spread across two pieces. Checked baggage ranges from one 23kg piece to two 32kg pieces depending on your cabin class.
Air New Zealand: Carry-on baggage with a maximum weight of 7kg is permitted, while checked baggage allows between 1 to 3 pieces weighing a maximum of 23kg each depending on your fare type and cabin class.
Hong Kong Airlines: 1 piece of carry-on baggage weighing up to 7kg is permitted while checked baggage varies from 1 to 4 pieces each weighing a maximum of 23kg depending on the passenger type and cabin class.
Emirates: Carry-on baggage of 1 to 2 pieces weighing between 7kg to 12kg is permitted depending on your cabin class while a checked baggage allowance of 30kg to 50kg is dependent upon fare type.