baggage

“Azerbaijan Airlines” is introducing a new simplified policy for the calculation of checked baggage allowance based on the piece concept. From now on the calculation shall be made on the basis of the number of pieces of baggage. (Except on “Baku- Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen airport)- Baku” routes).On flight Baku-New-York –Baku (and v.v.) and also for transfer passengers travelling from/to New-York and further via Baku free baggage allows to carry 2 PC not exceeding 23 Kg each of them.

The sum of three dimensions of baggage (H х W х L) must not exceed 158centimetres.

The table below shows the checked baggage allowance on flights of “Azerbaijan Airlines” depending on class of services, as well as the fares for excess baggage:

Class of Service

Free baggage allowance

Charge for the excess baggage

 

Business

 

2 pieces of baggage

not exceeding

32 kg each

For each subsequent extra piece - 50 EUR

or equivalent in local currency.

(50 AZN; 40 GBP; 65 USD;

250 AED)

Economy

1 piece of baggage not exceeding

23 kg

 

For transfer transportation of baggage on all international directions and back excess baggage fee is 50 EUR (50 AZN; 40 GBP; 65 USD; 250 AED).

On trough Baku to Istanbul route (Sabiha Gokcen airport) in the case of transfer passengers, baggage can be checked in only up to intermediate point (Baku, Heydar Aliyev International Airport).

Transfer transportation of baggage with the participation of several air carriers is performed based on IATA Resolution No. 302.

On code-share flights operated by partner airlines, the baggage allowance is calculated based on the allowance of actual operating carrier.

Free baggage allowance for individual routes may be changed by virtue of orders and instructions of Airline’s Management.

 

The participants of “AZAL-Miles” program have the opportunity to receive a bonus in the form of free carriage of one piece of baggage not exceeding  23 kg (32 kg in case of business class) in accordance with the rules and conditions of “AZAL-Miles” program

  • If the size of one piece of baggage exceeds 158 cm in the sum of three dimensions (but no more than 203 cm) additional charge of 50 EUR or its equivalent in local currency (50 AZN; 40 GBP; 65 USD; 250 AED)  shall apply.

  • If the size of one piece of non-standard baggage exceeds 203 cm in the sum of three dimensions the additional charge of 100 EUR or its equivalent in local currency (100 AZN; 80 GBP; 130 USD; 500 AED) shall apply.
  • In the case if one piece baggage exceeds 23 kg (but not more than 32 kg) passenger must divide baggage into two pieces. In this case one baggage piece is carried free of charge, and for the second piece apply excess baggage to/ from all destinations 50 EUR (50 AZN; 40 GBP; 65 USD; 250 AED)
  • In the case if one piece baggage exceeds 23 kg (but not more than 32 kg) but passenger refuses to divide baggage into two pieces, - 100 EUR; (100 AZN; 80 GBP; 130 USD; 500 AED) charge must be collected from passengers.
  • Additional charges for excess weight of baggage apply to free allowance baggage (1-2 pieces), as well as extra pieces of baggage.
  • Baggage the total weight of which exceeds 32 kg is checked and accepted for carriage only as cargo.
  • Free baggage allowance of one piece of baggage total weight of which does not exceed 10 kg, and the sum of three dimensions makes no more than 115 cm is granted for children under the age of two travelling on the parents’ laps. 
  • For children aged 2 - 12 the baggage allowance is equal to that of an adult passenger.
  • Baby strollers and wheelchairs of all types are carried strictly in the baggage hold and accepted for the carriage free of charge in addition to the established baggage allowance.

 


 Transportation of animals in aircraft: 

During the transportation of animals container (cage) with animal is not included into free baggage allowance and is paid as excess baggage.

Tariffs for the carriage of animals by “Azerbaijan Airlines”:

AVIH (animal in hold) – is not included to free baggage allowance and is charged at special rates taking into account the charge depending on weight and size of baggage (according to the class of service):

  • Weight of animal and cage: under 32 kg – 50 EUR. (50 AZN; 40 GBP;  65 USD; 250 AED);
  • Weight of animal and cage: 32 kg - 75 kg –100 EUR; (100 AZN; 80 GBP; 130 USD; 500 AED)
  • Size of the cage (sum of three dimensions) more than 158 cm (less than 203 cm) – additionally 50 EUR ;(50 AZN; 40 GBP; 65 USD; 250 AED);
  • Size of the cage (sum of three dimensions) more than 203 cm – additionally 100 Euro (100 AZN; 80 GBP;130 USD; 500 AED)

PETC (animal in cabin) – is not included in the free hand baggage allowance and will be charged at the rate of 50 EUR (50 AZN; 40 GBP;  65 USD; 250 AED). Only two pets in cage (cat, dog, fancy birds) of the same yield total weight of which must not exceed 8 kg are accepted for the carriage in cabin. Size of container (cage) in sum of three dimension must not exceed 115 cm (55х20х40). The animal which weight together with its cage exceeds 8 kg the animal carriage is allowed for transportation in baggage compartment.

Animals weighting more than 75 kg are checked and accepted for the carriage only as cargo.

The transportation of live animals must be preliminary requested and approved in PNR through SSR.

 


Transportation of sports equipment in aircraft:

One set of skiing equipment, golfing kit and bicycle irrespective of its weight and size are carried free of charge in addition to the stipulated allowance. For all subsequent equipment and for the excess of their size and weight the corresponding charge shall apply.

All other sporting equipment and outfit included in the free baggage allowance, and in case of exceeding the norm (as well as size and weight) the excess baggage fee shall apply.

Type of Sporting
Equipment

Definition

Tarif
(EUR)

Canoe/ Kayak

a canoe or a kayak (no motor attached); 1 set of paddles

100

Wakeboard and Windsurf Equipment

a board, a sail, a boom, a mast, a gear bag

50

Bicycle

Regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or a special children's trolley to use with a bike
or a one-wheel bike

First bicycle (length 190 cm. 75in) is carried free of charge. For each of the next cycle
100

Waterski Equipment

a pair of water ski or a slalom water ski 

50

Surfboard

 a board (up to 2m)

50

Golf Equipment

a golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, a pair of golf shoes

First set is carried free of charge for every next
100

Tennis-/ Squash-/
Badminton-Equipment

a set of rackets and balls packed in a bag

 

First set is carried Free of charge for every next 100

Set for rhythmic gymnastics

clubs, hoop, ball, ribbon, rope

Carried as hand baggage
Free

Parachute Equipment

a set of Parachute Equipment packed in a container

50

Ski Equipment

a pair of ski, a pair of poles, a pair of boots (even if in separate bag), a helmet

First set is carried free of charge for every next
100

Alpinist
Equipment/Hiking/Walking

a backpack, an ice pick, a pair of climbing iron, 1 pair of poles

50

Bowling Equipment

a bowling bag, a bowling ball, a pair of shoes

50

Horse Riding Equipment

a saddle, a set of horse harness, a horse whip, a pair of riding boots, a bareback
pad, 1 set of polo sticks

50

Archery Equipment

a set of bow and arrow packed in a durable protective container

50

Pole Vault Equipment

a set of vaulting poles packed in a container max 5m 30 sm.

100

Fencing Equipment

fencing epees, foils, uniforms, fencing masks, sabres

50

Scuba Equipment

a diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, an empty tank bottle, a
lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected
against short circuit)

50

Rubber Dinghy / Boat

a rubber dinghy (no motor attached); 1 set of paddles

100

Skateboard

a board, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet

50

Fishing Equipment

a tackle box or a haversack or an angler's basket, a rod, a bag or a box

50

Snowboard Equipment

a snowboard, a pair of boots (even if in separate bag), a helmet

50

Sporting/Hunting
Weapons plus
Ammunition

Sporting/Hunting guns, pistols, rifles plus ammunition (according to IATA DGR
Regulations and if packed in a separate bag)

50

Tandem Bike

a tandem bike with max 2 seats (no motor/ no e-bike)

100

Hockey Equipment

a hockey bag, hockey sticks, a pair of ice skates, a set of body protection
(knee, arms, etc.), a helmet

50

Hang Gliding Equipment

a set of hang gliding equipment packed in a container

100

Transportation of sports equipment (except for tennis rackets and set for rhythmic gymnastics) in the passenger cabin of an aircraft is strictly prohibited, it is subject to carriage in baggage hold being properly packaged.
Bicycle (single, no engine) is accepted for carriage in disassembled form (front wheel removed, handlebar is turned 90 degrees in relation to the wheel, pedals removed) in a cover or hard package (box).
Carriage of sports equipment must be pre-requested and booked.

 


Transportation of musical instruments in aircraft:

During the transportation in the cabin of bulky, fragile musical instruments, e.g. violoncello and others of the same size, an additional seat in the cabin must be paid for. Weight of the instrument must not exceed 75 kg, the size must not be more than 150х50х33 cm Cost of carriage is equal to an adult passenger tariff according to seats availability in the Automated Reservation System without collection of airport charges.

Contrabasses placed in rigid cases are carriage only in baggage compartment of aircraft.

 


Baggage allowance in the cabin (hand baggage) on flights of Azerbaijan Airlines:

Additionally to the free baggage allowance passengers are entitled to the free carriage of hand baggage in aircraft cabin.


Hand baggage allowance in the cabin:

- for the passengers of business class – 2 pieces  total weighting 15 kg;

- for the passengers of  economy class– 1 piece  weighting 8 kg.

In sum of three dimensions the size of the first piece of hand baggage must not exceed 115 cm (55х20х40).

Additionally the following items may be carried in a cabin: hand-bags, brief case, portable computer, photographic camera or video camera, which is not included to the hand baggage allowance.