Non-standard Baggage

Transportation of all types of  non-standard baggage is subject to prior agreement with the carrier when booking and purchasing tickets. These rules apply to flights operated by Aeroflot, as well as for Aeroflot Codeshare flights operated by Donavia, Orenburg Airlines, Aurora and Rossiya (see section on Codeshare Flights).


Ski equipment, hockey equipment, bicycles, golf equipment, fishing equipment

The following items are regarded as one piece of baggage and are included in baggage allowance:
Ski equipment

one bag with one pair of skis and one pair of ski poles + one piece of baggage with one pair of ski boots

one bag with one pair of water skis
Snowboard equipment

one bag with one snowboard + one piece of baggage with one pair of boots

Hockey equipment

one bag with hockey equipment + one bag with two hockey sticks

Bicycles bicycle prepared for transportation
Golf equipment golf equipment packed in one bag
Fishing equipment (packed in one container or bag) two fishing rods
one set of fishing tackles

Relevant baggage fees (depending on the number of pieces and weight) shall be applied if the passenger’s baggage exceeds the number of pieces specified in the ticket. Additional payment shall be imposed if the equipment weighs more than the established norms for one piece of baggage.


Other sports equipment

Is regarded as one piece of baggage and is included in baggage allowance.

Relevant baggage fees (depending on the number of pieces and weight) shall be applied if the passenger’s baggage exceeds the number of pieces specified in the ticket. Additional payment shall be imposed if the size and/or weight of the equipment exceed the established norms for one piece of baggage.


 

Weapons and ammunition

consisting of one piece of baggage with one weapon (or one container specifically designed for the carriage of weapons containing several weapons belonging to one passenger), and one piece of baggage with ammunition. Weapons and ammunition are not regarded as separate pieces of baggage provided that their weight plus the weight of the passenger’s other baggage do not exceed the established norm. Otherwise, weapons and ammunition are regarded as one piece of baggage that is included in baggage allowance. Additional payment shall be imposed if the weight of weapons and ammunition (checked as one piece of baggage) exceeds established norms, and if the passenger’s baggage (including weapons and ammunition checked as one piece of baggage) exceeds the norm specified in the ticket. The gross weight of the ammunition cannot exceed 5 kg. It is strictly forbidden to transport arms and ammunition in one piece of baggage (container).

Musical instruments

Musical instruments may be carried in the baggage compartment and the cabin. If musical instruments are carried in the cabin, the airline applies the rules for luggage carried by the passenger.

 

Wheelchairs, strollers, guide dogs

Free of charge if used by the passenger.

 

Animals on board

Not included in baggage allowance. An additional fee will be charged for a second piece of baggage (regardless of the total number of pieces of baggage, including animals and service class).



 

Animals in the baggage compartment

Not included in baggage allowance. An additional fee will be charged for a second piece of baggage (regardless of the total number of pieces of baggage, including animals and service class). Additional payment shall be imposed if the size and weight of the animal and its cage exceed established norms for one piece of baggage.

If the size and weight of the animal and its cage exceed established norms for one piece of baggage, the final payment shall be the total sum of relevant baggage rates for excess baggage.

Please refer to the Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision web-site or to Aeroflot’s Call Center’s specialists to specify the animals transportation rules beforehand:

Moscow +7 (495) 223-5555

Russia 8-800-444-5555

Certain categories of baggage

Transportation rules and regulations for certain categories of baggage, including weapons, can be found here.


 

Equipment must be packed into one case (container).

One equipment set may be:

Ski equipment 1 pair of skies + 1 pair of ski poles + 1 pair of ski boots
1 pair of water skies
Snowboard equipment 1 snowboard + 1 pair of boots
Prepared for transportation bike  
Golf equipment  
Fishing equipment 2 fishing rods
1 harnois set