In Russia from November 5, changed the Federal aviation rules regarding baggage and carry-on baggage in airplanes.
In particular, earned a law allowing airlines to sell non-refundable tickets, in which for additional savings exclude free baggage allowance. However, carriers are still required to provide the service free of hand Luggage, subject to weight at least five kilograms per person — the previous limit was 10 pounds.
Also defined a list of what the passenger will be free to take on Board in excess of the minimum. It includes a backpack, handbag or briefcase, top-garment, baby food, baby crib or a stroller, crutches, canes, medications, and goods from duty free shops.
The Ministry hopes that the carriers will extend its rate schedule airlines, which will increase air mobility for the Russians.
October 4 it became known that 46 per cent of Russian tourists have expressed a willingness to completely abandon the baggage and hand Luggage for the sake of economy.