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Luggage


Class of service
Baggage (the sum of three dimensions not more than 203 cm)
Economy Class (excluding Light airfare)
Economy Comfort (as of 01.03.2016)   
Business class  
Free baggage allowance for a child under 2 years without a seat. In case of carriage under airfares without baggage allowance, luggage for a child may only be transported as hand luggage 

1 piece of baggage, max. weight 10 kg,  dimensions not exceeding 55x40x20 cm, applies to all classes

Baggage privilege for the participants of the STATUS* program according to level:   BRONZE + 1 piece to original
SILVER (Premium) + 1 piece to original
GOLD (VIP)  + 1 piece to original

* Baggage privileges provided in accordance with the level of passenger participation in the STATUS program on the date of issuance of ticket, taking into account card number entered for booking. Baggage privileges are not available for Light airfare.

* The standard free baggage allowance is indicated on your ticket in the «БАГ/BAG» column, where the number of luggage places is prescribed.

The airline has the right to change the standard free baggage allowance on their flights within the standards established by the Air Code of the Russian Federation.

Information on the free baggage allowance on charter flights should be clarified with your tour operator when purchasing a tour package.

Please note that under Federal rules for air transport of passengers, baggage, cargo and service requirements for passengers, consignors, consignees, passengers are discouraged from storing fragile or perishable items, banknotes, jewelry, precious metal, securities and other valuables, business documents, keys or other similar items in their checked baggage.

The airline is not responsible for damage to fragile items, perishable items, banknotes, jewelry, precious metals, securities and other valuables, business documents, keys and other similar items specifically discouraged for transport in checked baggage, regardless of the fact that the Airline is aware of the presence of these items in the baggage or not.

Further information about the transportation of fragile or breakable items is available at “General rules of carriage” / “baggage” / “Requirements for the contents of baggage and carry on luggage

Carry-on luggage

In excess of the specified free baggage allowance passengers may carry the items listed below, if they are carried personally and not enclosed in the baggage:
- handbag or brief case;
- document folder;
- umbrella;
- cane;
- bunch of flowers;
- outerwear;
- prints for reading during the flight;
- baby food for the flight;
- mobile phone;
- photo camera;
- video camera;
- portable computer;
- suit in a holdall;
- carry-cot/folding staller when traveling with a child (the folding staller may be used as far as the aircraft ramp, after that it is handed over to be carried in the cargo/baggage hold);
- crutches, folding wheelchair with dimensions providing that it is stowed safely in the overhead bin or under the seat in front (for passengers with reduced mobility).

The items referred to in this paragraph do not need to be presented for weighing, registration or to be marked with tags.

Service class  Carry on luggage not more than 55х40х20 см
Economy class
Economy Comfort  
Business Class  
Free baggage allowance for a child under 2 without a seat

1 piece of baggage, max. weight 10 kg,  dimensions not exceeding 55x40x20 cm, applies to all classes

 

During the flight, all carry on luggage should be stored in the overhead compartments above the passenger seat or under the seat of passengers sitting in the row ahead.

Passengers must look after their own carry on luggage in the aircraft cabin. The airline is not responsible for carry on luggage in the aircraft cabin.

Excess, oversize and overweight baggage

In the event a passenger has baggage exceeding the allowed number of pieces, weight or total sum of three dimensions as stipulated in the standard free baggage allowance, the passenger will need to pay extra at the rates specified below.

Rates for excess baggage as of 1 March 2016*

Category of excess baggage
Excess category
The rate for Domestic airlines, RUB**
The rate for International airlines, EUR**
Direct 
Transfer 
Direct
Transfer 
Additional piece for baggage 
2 000
4 000
25
50
Excess weight of the 1st piece for baggage
over 23 kg, but no more than 32 kg
2 000 4 000 25
50
over 32 kg, but no more than 50 kg
4 000 8 000 50 100
Oversize baggage  over 203 cm
2 000 4 000 25 50

*** for flights to/from cities of Central Asia and the Far East***

Category of excess baggage
Excess category
The rate for Anadyr and Vladivostok, Sanya, RUB**
The rate for Dushanbe, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Fergana, EUR**
Direct  
Transfer 
Direct
Transfer 
Additional place for baggage 
3 000
5 000
35
60
Excess weight  of the 1st place for baggage
over 23 kg, but not more than 32 kg
3 000 5 000 35
60
over 32 kg, but not more than 50 kg
6 000 10 000 70 120
Oversize baggage
over 203 cm
3 000 5 000 35 60

*On domestic routes on the territory of KHMAO-YUGRA, excess luggage will be charged at a rate of 2% of the passenger fare per 1 kg over the standard allowance.
On the Ganja – Moscow, Nakhichevan – Moscow route, excess baggage is charged at the rate of 0.70 Euros per kg over the standard allowance.

** Rates without agency fees.

***As of 01.01.2016 on the Moscow – Pevek route, the standard free baggage allowance is 30 kg for checked baggage and 5 kg for carry on luggage with excess baggage charged at the rate of 420 rubles per kg over the standard allowance. On transfer flights from Pevek with domestic airlines, the international airline rate is 510 RUB/kg and 10 EUR/kg.

The standard free baggage allowance does NOT apply to:

· passengers luggage, regardless of its type or purpose, the dimensions of which exceeds 203 cm in total of three dimensions

· any and all pieces of baggage, regardless of type and purpose, exceeding the 23 kg weight limit (applies to economy class) or 32 kg weight limit (applies to business and comfort classes)

· animals, except guide dogs accompanying passengers with impaired vision.

Transportation specified in these terms presupposes that luggage is paid in accordance with the established fares. In case baggage should exceed the free allowance in multiple aspects, the total excess rate is the sum total of the relevant baggage fees for checked baggage in excess.

If weight of one piece of checked baggage exceeds acceptable 50 kg, such baggage shall be executed as cargo according to the rules of cargo transportation.

According to the technological capacity of the airport of departure, it may be necessary for passengers to check excess/oversize/overweight baggage for transportation at a separate counter.

To coordinate transportation of excess baggage, passengers can call 8 (800) 234-00-88 or leave a request on our website.
In the event that there is no additionally available baggage capacity on a given flight, the Airline is entitled to refuse the carriage of excess/oversize/overweight baggage.

Carriage of sporting equipment

Skis and Skiing equipment

In addition to the standard free baggage allowance, passengers are allowed to transport one of the following types of sporting equipment free of charge:

One set of skis / one snowboard and related sporting equipment. As one set per passenger is considered:

1) ski equipment (total weight not exceeding 23 kg):
- 1 case containing 1 pair of skis and 1 pair of poles
- 1 piece of luggage with 1 pair boots and 1 helmet
2) snowboard equipment (total weight not exceeding 23 kg):
- 1 case containing 1 snowboard;
- 1 piece of luggage with 1 pair boots and 1 helmet.

The free baggage allowance for excess baggage does not apply to sporting equipment, including ski poles, boots or helmets, carried without skis/snowboards.

One bike weighing up to 23 kg.

Transported bikes should be enclosed in a special cardboard box or protective film that prevent movements of the fork of the front wheel, securely immobilize the wheels. Pedals should be detached.

One case with two hockey sticks weighing no more than 23 kg.

These rules do not apply to fares where the standard free baggage allowance is zero. In such cases, the sports equipment is charged according to the rules and tariffs for carriage of additional baggage with the exception of oversize baggage (dimensions more than 203 cm) which is not paid.

Detailed conditions for the transportation of skis and ski equipment, bikes and golf clubs should be considered and clarified when booking or purchasing a ticket.

The transportation of other types of sporting equipment falls within the General rules of baggage transportation.

Transportation of animals in cabin

Dogs and cats are the only animals allowed for carriage in the aircraft cabin. Pets accepted for carriage in the aircraft cabin must be in a special container providing essential amenities to the animal during the flight, with access for air and strong lock. The bottom of the container must be waterproof and covered with absorbent material. Absorbent material should not crumble. Your animal should feel comfortable during the flight.

The weight of the container together with the animal should be in excess of 10 kg. The total dimensions of the container should be not be more than 55x40x20 cm in order to securely place it under the seat of preceding chair.

Opening the container and/or removing pets from the container in the aircraft cabin during the flight is prohibited as it can cause discomfort to the passengers sitting next to you.