“Azerbaijan Airlines” is introducing a policy for the calculation of checked baggage allowance based on the piece concept.
The table below shows the checked baggage allowance on flights of “Azerbaijan Airlines” depending on class of services, itinerary, as well as the fares for excess baggage:
On flights operated by AZAL
|Service Class||Free baggage allowance||Charge for the carriage of excess baggage|
3 pc not exceeding 32 kg each
For each extra piece up to 23 kg - 50 EUR (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 AED)
Only on flights Baku – New-York – Baku for each extra piece up to 23 kg - 100 EUR (120 USD) *
2 pcs not exceeding 32 kg each
2 pcs not exceeding 32 kg each
1 pc not exceeding 23 kg
Only on flights Baku – New-York – Baku 2 pcs of baggage not exceeding 23 kg
Pre-payment for each baggage (up to 23 kg inclusive) is possible at least 3 hours before departure at own sale offices of airlines and accredited agencies paying the sum of 40 EUR (30 GBP / 50 USD / 180 AED).
The sum of three dimensions of baggage (H х W х L) must not exceed 158cm.
For children under 2 years old and traveling in the parents’ arms without a separate seat in the cabin of the aircraft are entitled for the carriage of 1 PC of baggage weighing up to 10kg and three dimensions not exceeding 115 cm free of charge.
For children between 2 and 12 years free baggage allowance determined same as for adult passengers.
In addition to free carriage of baggage allowance the passengers may carry objects (items), that may be needed during boarding, landing or in flight. Such objects (items) are:
• Infant food during the flight and travel cradle for the Passenger with infant / children under 2 years old;
Lightweight adjustable stroller for the passenger with infant / children under 2 years old (is carried in cargo compartment of the aircraft).
If the size of one piece of baggage in the sum of three dimensions exceeds 158 cm (but no more than 203 cm) additional payment in the amount of 50 EUR (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 AED) will be charged.
If the size of one piece of non-standard checked baggage in the sum of three dimensions exceeds 203 cm additional payment in the amount of 100 EUR (80 GBP; 120 USD; 420 AED) will be charged.
If the weight of one piece of baggage exceeds (more than 23 kg, but no more than 32 Kg), additional payment in the amount of – 50 EUR (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 AED) will be charged.
Extra charges for overweight and oversize are applied both within the permissible norms and for additional piece of baggage.
Baggage piece exceeding 32 kg can be accepted for the carriage only as cargo.
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 free baggage allowance.
All baggage payments (EUR, AED, USD, and GBP) will be made in local currency according to official exchange rate.
For AZAL MILES members
“AZAL-Miles” Platinum and Gold members have the opportunity to get 1 piece of baggage not exceeding 23 kg free of charge in accordance with the current rules and conditions of “AZAL-Miles” program on the flights of “Azerbaijan Airlines”.
Baggage allowance in the cabin of the aircraft
Unchecked baggage is the baggage carried by the passenger in the cabin of the aircraft weighting up to 10 kg (one piece) and the size of in three dimension must not exceeds 110 cm (55*35*20 cm). Unchecked baggage allowance on the flights of Azerbaijan Airlines is:
- For VIP Club passengers - 2pieces;
- For Comfort Club passengers – 2 pieces;
- For Business Class passengers - 2 pieces;
- For Economy Class passengers – 1 piece.
Additionally the following items may be carried in a cabin: hand-bags, brief case, and portable computer.
Transportation of animals:
During the transportation of animals container (cage) with animal is not included into the free baggage allowance and is paid as an excess baggage.
Charges for the carriage of animals by “Azerbaijan Airlines” CJSC:
AVIH (animal in hold) – is not included in the free baggage allowance and is charged at special rates depending to the actual weight and size.
Weight of animal and cage: under 32 kg – 50 EUR; (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 AED);
Weight of animal and cage: 32 kg - 75 kg – 100 EUR; (80 GBP; 120 USD; 420 AED)
Size of the cage (sum of three dimensions) more than 158 cm (less than 203 cm) – additionally 50 EUR. (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 AED);
Size of the cage (sum of three dimensions) more than 203 cm – additionally 100 EUR; (80 GBP; 120 USD; 420 AED)
PETC (animal in cabin) – is not included in the free hand baggage allowance and will be charged at the rate of 50 EUR (40 GBP; 60 USD; 210 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). If the weight of animal together with its cage exceeds 8 kg the animal is accepted 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.
Special baggage that is not treated under the rules of FBA (Free Baggage Allowance)
Rules of FBA (Free Baggage Allowance) do not cover large-size and non-standard baggage that differs in its size and weight from commonly carried baggage, including:
- sporting equipment, except the one pointed in section 15.5.5 of Carriage Rules.
- musical instruments with overall dimensions of no more than 115 cm;
- audio- and video equipment;
- TV sets*, refrigerators;
- packed baggage with dimensions and weight exceeding norms of FBA**;
- live animals; - weapon and ammunition;
Transportation of special baggage shall be agreed with the Airline, and paid according to stipulated rates, regardless of the weight of other baggage carried by a Passenger.
*Only on Dubai-Baku routes each TV Set with 32 inch diagonally size is included in FBA. When exceeding FBA 60 AED fee must be paid regardless of excess weight and size limit.
210 AED fee must be paid when carrying TV sets with diagonal size more than 32 inch but less than 55 inch/
TV-sets exceeding 32kg weigh limit and 55 inch diagonal size limit accepted only as cargo.
**On all flights Bicycles are included in FBA. Excess baggage rules apply only for exceeding number of pieces and weight limitations.
Transportation of sports equipment
One set of golfing kit and/ or skiing equipment*** 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.
Carriage of golf kit and or skiing equipment in a passenger cabin of aircraft is prohibited and must be properly packed and carried in a cargo holds.
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
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.
***A set of skiing gear includes a pair of skis and a pair of ski poles, and/or a snowboard with all necessary equipment (including but not limited to boots, glasses and helmet)