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What is Aeroflot’s policy regarding carry-on baggage?

Passengers are allowed to take into cabin one piece of carry-on baggage and, in addition, some personal articles. The passenger is responsible for his/her hand luggage.

What is Aeroflot’s policy regarding checked baggage?

Aeroflot applies a simplified system for free baggage allowance on the basis of the Piece Concept on all its routes. The piece concept differs according to your travel class and/or type of applied fare. Free baggage allowances for checked baggage are valid for the whole itinerary, both directions, from the check-in point to the first stopover of more than 24 hours or to the final destination (to/from any point in the U.S., from the check-in point, regardless of the stopover, to the final destination).

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers’ carry-on allowance on Aeroflot flights depends on their travel class:

Travel Class Number
of Pieces
Personal Item
Business Class 1 piece 15 kg Length – 55 cm
Width – 40 cm
Height – 25 cm
♦ A rucksack, handbag or briefcase (up to 5 kg and
80 cm linear dimensions)
♦ Outerwear, a suit bag
♦ Baby food, a child carrier device when traveling with a child
♦  Medicine and special dietary items required during the flight
♦ Crutches, folding wheelchairs used by passengers with disabilities
♦ Duty-free goods in a sealed plastic bag
Comfort Class
Economy Class
1 piece 10 kg

Checked Baggage

The following free baggage allowances are valid for all flight routes serviced by Aeroflot, except codeshare flights operated by other airlines. Free baggage allowances depend on flight destination and travel class:

Travel Class Fare Number of pieces* Maximum weight Total linear dimensions
Business Class All fares 2 pieces 32 kg per piece 158 cm
(sum of the height,
length and width)
Comfort Class All fares 2 pieces 23 kg per piece
Economy Class Flex 2 pieces 23 kg per piece
Classic, Saver, Promo 1 piece 23 kg
Lite No free baggage allowance
*If the total weight of the passenger’s baggage, including hand luggage, does not exceed 10 kg, the number of pieces of baggage is not limited.

Only for passengers with limited mobility, one folding wheelchair can be transferred to the baggage compartment free of charge, i.e. in excess of the baggage allowance.

Exceptions/special norms for free allowance of checked luggage may apply on certain routes or for certain passengers:

  • Business Class3 pieces of maximum 32 kg each between Tokyo and Moscow or Saint Petersburg.
  • Economy Class (all fares except Lite fare) – 2 pieces of maximum 23 kg each on the following flights:
    • Between Tel Aviv and New York or Washington.
    • Between Tokyo and Moscow or Saint Petersburg.
    • To/from Delhi, Beijing, Shanghai (except direct and transit flights between cities in the Asian part of Russia and Beijing, Shanghai and that don’t include a connection in Moscow).
    • To/from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – flights from 31 March 2019 to 26 October 2019.
  • Members of the Aeroflot Bonus Programme and other Frequent Flyer programmes used by passengers-members of SkyTeam:
    • Aeroflot Bonus Platinum – 2 additional pieces.
    • Aeroflot Bonus Gold or Silver, SkyTeam Elite Plus or Elite – 1 additional piece.

Excess Baggage Charges

When the checked baggage exceeds in number, weight and/or dimensions of the free baggage allowance, an excess baggage charge has to be paid to Aeroflot at the check-in desks at the airport:

Excess Baggage Charges
Excess Baggage Domestic Flights International Flights
To/from America and Asia* Other International Flights
Overweight 23 – 32 kg 2500 RUB / 33 EUR / 41 USD 125 EUR/USD 100 EUR/USD
32 – 45 kg 5000 RUB / 66 EUR / 81 USD 200 EUR/USD 150 EUR/USD
Oversized 158 – 203 cm 5000 RUB / 66 EUR / 81 USD 125 EUR/USD 100 EUR/USD
more than 203 cm 7500 RUB / 98 EUR / 121 USD 200 EUR/USD 150 EUR/USD
Extra Piece 1st and 2nd 2500 RUB / 33 EUR / 41 USD 100 EUR/USD 50 EUR/USD
3rd+ piece 7500 RUB / 98 EUR / 121 USD 200 EUR/USD 150 EUR/USD
*Except direct flights between Russian destinations in Asia and foreign destinations in Asia, flights between destinations in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and destinations in Russia, Europe, Middle East, Africa.
The fee is charged in USD for flights from the Americas, Asia (except for the Asian part of the Russian Federation), Middle East, and Africa.
For all other flights, the fee is charged in EUR.

Sporting Equipment

The following sporting equipment equals to 1 piece of baggage and is included into the free baggage allowance, and the corresponding charge for excess baggage in terms of quantity and/or weight will apply if the passenger exceeds the free baggage allowance:

Ski equipment 1 case containing 1 pair of skis and 1 pair of ski poles

+ 1 piece of luggage containing 1 pair of ski boots

1 case containing 1 pair of water skis
Snowboard equipment 1 case containing 1 snowboard + 1 piece of luggage containing 1 pair of boots
Hockey equipment 1 hockey gear bag + 1 bag with 2 hockey sticks
Bike prepared for transportation
Golf equipment packed in one container/case
Fishing equipment 2 fishing rods +1 tackle set (packed in one container/case)

Other sporting equipment is treated as one baggage piece and included in the free baggage allowance.  The corresponding charge for excess baggage in terms of quantity, dimensions and/or weight will apply if the passenger exceeds the free baggage allowance.

Baggage Services

If your luggage is lost, you must contact Aeroflot staff at the Lost and Found desk before leaving the arrival hall. A search of lost luggage is made for 21 days from the moment the passenger submits a Property Irregularity Report. In case the lost luggage is not found or is damaged, for each occurrence individually, Aeroflot will take a decision on the payment of compensation.

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