Aeroflot — Russian Airlines, regularly referred to as 'Aeroflot' is the domestically within Russia and across Europe, Asia, North Africa, and North and Central America.
The airline is one of the oldest airlines in the world with its history dating back as far as 1923. Previously, the airline was the Soviet national airline and the largest airline in the world during the Soviet era.
Aeroflot flies to many destinations including Abu Dhabi, Antalya, Ankara, Baku, Bamako, Bangkok, Barcelona. Basel, Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Goa, Hamburg, Kyiv, Kishinev, Krakow, Moscow, Munich, and many others.
Carry-on Baggage Allowances
Aeroflot carry-on bag allowances are as follows:
Passengers are allowed to bring with them duty-free items, handbags, pocketbooks, or purses. These items may not be used as a container to transport articles that would otherwise be regarded as baggage.
Economy and Comfort class passengers are permitted to bring one baggage piece up to a maximum weight of 10kg.
Business Class passengers are permitted to bring one baggage piece up to a maximum weight of 15kg.
The maximum dimensions for a carry-on item for all classes is 40 cm x 55 cm x 25 cm (15.7" x 21.6" x 9.8").
In addition to this, passengers may bring a small personal item on the flight with them free of charge, this can include: a rucksack weighing no more than 5kg, a bouquet of flowers, a suit bag, a child carrying device, goods purchased at duty-free, walking aids, outerwear, and baby food to be eaten on the flight.
Checked Baggage Allowance
Aeroflot's free checked baggage allowance is dependant on the passenger's fare, and is free for the following classes, weights, and dimensions:
Business Class — two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 32kg per piece.
Comfort Class — two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 23kg per piece.
Economy Class — one piece of baggage with a maximum weight of 23kg.
Economy Class Lite — no free baggage allowance.
Checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm in dimensions overall, regardless of the cabin class.
Aeroflot offers web check-in for passengers, where they can select seats and print boarding passes. This service begins 24 hours prior to departure and closes 45 minutes before departure.
For flights from Delhi, Dubai, Beijing, USA, Tel Aviv, Hanoi and Shanghai, the online check-in will close one hour prior to departure.
Web check-in can be completed on the Aeroflot web check-in page.
The airline also offers a mobile check-in service, wherein passengers can use the Aeroflot app for iOs, Android or Windows Phones. The same opening and closing times for online check-in apply to mobile check-in.
Airport check-in is also available for passengers that can't or don't want to check-in online.
Generally, the airport check-in desk will close 40 minutes before departure but there are some locations where it may close earlier. These are:
Zurich and Geneva, where the check-in desk closes 45 minutes before departure.
Beijing, Shanghai, Delhi, Dubai, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, Tenerife, Los Angeles, New York, Miami and Washington D.C, where the check-in desk closes an hour before departure.
Passengers for Sheremetyevo F or E, the check-in desk will open 2 hours before scheduled departure, closing 40 minutes before scheduled departure.
Passengers for Sheremetyevo B or D, the check-in desk will open 6 hours before scheduled departure, closing 40 minutes before scheduled departure.