What is the weight of carry-on baggage: the rules will not change, but control will increase

What is the weight of carry-on baggage: the rules will not change, but control will increase

MOSCOW, 14 Feb — RIA Novosti. Rules on hand baggage in the aircraft enshrined in the rules, but it happens that passengers are carrying with you on Board do not correspond to the parameters and weight of suitcases or bags. This, in particular, may impede other passengers who are flying on the same flight, place your Luggage on the Luggage shelf.

About what size and weight of hand Luggage you can take with you on the plane according to Russian rules, and how airlines are struggling with disorders, read the material RIA Novosti. It the material is about cabin baggage and does not apply to standards for the carriage of Luggage which the passenger delivers.

General rule

Under current Russian Federal aviation rules (far), airlines are setting the weight limit of free baggage, but it cannot be less than 5 pounds. If your hand Luggage exceeds the weight or dimensions established by the carrier free, it should be checked in.

In addition to hand Luggage a passenger can take for free in the cabin in excess of the backpack, the weight and the dimensions of which are established by the rules of the carrier, purse or briefcase, a coat, a bouquet of flowers, baby food for the child during the flight, the suit in the garment bag, a baby crib or a stroller, crutches, walking sticks and other rehabilitation equipment, medicines, and goods purchased in duty free shops.

While the rate of weight and sizes of packages with goods purchased in duty-free stores, set by the carriers. Phones, cameras, other electronic devices, umbrellas, and books are not included in the FAP as a separate category in the list of things carried in excess of, as they can be removed in a handbag, briefcase or backpack.

Weight and dimensions of hand Luggage

According to information on the website of “Aeroflot”, the following baggage allowances: economy class and comfort class — up to 10 kilograms, business class-up to 15 pounds. The dimensions of hand Luggage must not exceed the sum of the three measurements 115 cm.

“For a safe placement of hand Luggage under the seat in front of you or on the Luggage rack, its dimensions must not exceed 55 centimeters long, 40 centimeters wide, 20 centimeters height,” — said on the website of the carrier.

The representative of airline “Siberia” (S7 group) told RIA Novosti that the size of hand Luggage on flights S7 Airlines — no more than 55×40х20 centimeters weighing up to 10 kilograms for economy class passengers, up to 15 kg — for business class, is told in the airline.

They added that if the passenger has passed the online check-in, he can independently verify the dimensions of hand Luggage using sazanami (framework to control the size for hand Luggage), which are mounted at the check-in counters and before pre-flight inspection.