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Checked baggage and hand luggage

Checked baggage

Free baggage allowances

Category General allowance
(including Panorama Club Temporary / Classic)
Panorama
Premium cardholders
Hand Baggage Only No checked baggage
(0 PC)
No checked baggage
(0 PC)
Economy Class (except direct/connecting flights
to/from Beijing, connecting to/from the USA, direct service Odesa - Istanbul / Istanbul - Odesa)
1 piece of baggage
(1 PC)
2 pieces of baggage
(2 PC)
Economy Class on direct flights
Kiev – New York and New York - Kiev
1 piece of baggage
(1 PC)
2 pieces of baggage
(2 PC)
Economy Class on direct and connecting
flights to/from Beijing, connecting flights to/from the USA, direct service Odesa - Istanbul / Istanbul - Odesa
2 pieces of baggage
(2 PC)
3 pieces of baggage
(3 PC)
Premium Economy and Business Class 2 pieces of baggage
(2 PC)
3 pieces of baggage
(3 PC)

Infants (children under 2 years of age)

1 piece of baggage up to 10 kg (if the ticket includes free baggage allowance) and 1 fully collapsible baby stroller / pushchair or 1 car-type child seat which may be carried in passenger cabin, irrespective of service class (including 0PC tickets – hand baggage only fare).
Detailed information on travelling with children.

Seamen

2 pieces of baggage (2 PC)

Passengers with reduced mobility

+ 1 wheelchair per person (any wheelchair type, weight and size) and/or other assisting devices they are dependent upon, irrespective of service class (including 0PC tickets – hand baggage only fare).

Detailed information about wheelchair carriage can be found here.

Sporting equipment

Carriage of sporting equipment must be confirmed to UIA while booking a flight.

Each set of sporting equipment up to 23 kg is considered one piece of baggage regardless of size. Exception: bulky sporting equipment and surfboards longer than 300 сm shall be carried as cargo.
Detailed information on sporting equipment.

Arms and ammunition

Carriage of arms and ammunition must be confirmed to UIA while booking a flight.

1 container with a weapon and 1 container with ammunition (up to 5 kg) are considered as one piece of baggage.
Detailed information on transporting arms and ammunition.

Musical instruments

The carriage of musical instruments must be approved by UIA. Please request the service when booking your flight.

The same terms of carriage and excess baggage charges which apply to regular baggage are applicable to musical instruments carried as checked baggage (including a case/container). Each musical instrument up to 32 kg (with a case) and up to 305 cm (length + width + height) is considered one piece of baggage. If a musical instrument exceeds dimensions above it must only be transported as cargo.
Exception: A double bass will still be accepted in checked baggage even if it exceeds the maximum dimensions.

Animals

Carriage of animals must be paid and confirmed to UIA while booking a flight. Exclusion: service animals are carried for free and should be confirmed to UIA. Dogs / cats in the cabin: weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg, container size up to 115 сm (length + width + height). Dogs / cats in the hold: weight of the container with an animal – up to 75 kg, maximum dimensions: 110 x 75 x 75 cm.
Detailed information on travelling with pets.

Excess baggage charges (one way)

Please specify your route to get information about charges:

Zone 1
Domestic flights

Zone 2
Medium-haul flights

Zone 2а
Medium-haul flights

Zone 3
Long-haul flights

Zone 4
Long-haul flights

If your route includes segments operated by different carriers the free baggage allowance and excess baggage charges of the first operating carrier will apply throughout the route. Exception: On UIA flights operated under the code-share agreement with KLM/AF the checked baggage allowance and charges of the code-share carrier shown on your ticket will apply.

Baggage       Price      
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€35 or $40
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€35 or $40
All other fares
Each additional bag in excess of 1PC and 2PC
€35 or $40
Excess of weight
Each piece of baggage over 23 kg (up to 32kg)
€35 or $40
Oversize
Each bag in excess of 158 cm (up to 300 сm)
€35 or $40
Cats and dogs in cabin
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg inclusive)
€25 or $30
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 32 kg inclusive)
€100 or $110
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – more than 32 kg, up to 75 kg. Exception: the transportation of pets weighing 32 kg to 75 kg in the cargo hold is prohibited from: Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, Chernivtsi, Colombo, Dnipro, Dubai, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kutaisi, London, Lviv, New York, Prague, Stockholm, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia.
€200 or $220
Service animals Free
Baggage Price
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€50 or $55
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€50 or $55
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
All other fares
Each additional bag in excess of 1PC and 2PC
€50 or $55
Excess of weight
Each piece of baggage over 23 kg (up to 32kg)
€50 or $55
Oversize
Each bag in excess of 158 cm (up to 300 сm)
€50 or $55
Cats and dogs in cabin
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg inclusive)
€100 or $110
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 32 kg inclusive)
€150 або $165
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – more than 32 kg, up to 75 kg inclusive). Exception: the transportation of pets weighing 32 kg to 75 kg in the cargo hold is prohibited from: Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, Chernivtsi, Colombo, Dnipro, Dubai, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kutaisi, London, Lviv, New York, Prague, Stockholm, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia.)
€300 or $330
Service animals Free
Baggage Price
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€55 or $60
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
€55 or $60
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
All other fares
Each additional bag in excess of 1PC and 2PC
€55 or $60
Excess of weight
Each piece of baggage over 23 kg (up to 32kg)
€55 or $60
Oversize
Each bag in excess of 158 cm (up to 300 сm)
€55 or $60
Cats and dogs in cabin
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg inclusive)
€100 або $110
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 32 kg inclusive)
€150 or $165
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – more than 32 kg, up to 75 kg inclusive). Exception: the transportation of pets weighing 32 kg to 75 kg in the cargo hold is prohibited from: Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, Chernivtsi, Colombo, Dnipro, Dubai, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kutaisi, London, Lviv, New York, Prague, Stockholm, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia.
€300 or $330
Service animals Free
Baggage Price
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
All other fares
Each additional bag in excess of 1PC and 2PC
€100 or $110
Excess of weight
Each piece of baggage over 23 kg (up to 32kg)
€75 or $85
Oversize
Each bag in excess of 158 cm (up to 300 сm)
€100 or $110
Cats and dogs in cabin
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg inclusive)
€200 or $220
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 32 kg inclusive)
€200 or $220
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – more than 32 kg, up to 75 kg inclusive). Exception: the transportation of pets weighing 32 kg to 75 kg in the cargo hold is prohibited from: Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, Chernivtsi, Colombo, Dnipro, Dubai, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kutaisi, London, Lviv, New York, Prague, Stockholm, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia.
€400 or $440
Service animals Free
Baggage Price
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 1st bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
Hand Baggage Only Fare
The 2nd and each additional bag in excess of 0PC allowance
-
All other fares
Each additional bag in excess of 1PC and 2PC
€150 or $165
Excess of weight
Each piece of baggage over 23 kg (up to 32kg)
€150 or $165
Oversize
Each bag in excess of 158 cm (up to 300 сm)
€300 or $330
Cats and dogs in cabin
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 8 kg inclusive)
€200 or $220
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – up to 32 kg inclusive)
€200 or $220
Cats and dogs in hold
(weight of the container with an animal – more than 32 kg, up to 75 kg inclusive. Exception: the transportation of pets weighing 32 kg to 75 kg in the cargo hold is prohibited from: Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, Chernivtsi, Colombo, Dnipro, Dubai, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kutaisi, London, Lviv, New York, Prague, Stockholm, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia.
€400 or $440
Service animals Free

Please note

  • If the route includes segments located in the different zones, the excess baggage charge is calculated according to the rate of the zone with the maximum number. Example: Dnipro (Dnipropetrovsk) – Kiev – Frankfurt – the rate of Zone 2 applies.
  • If several fees apply to a piece of baggage, all of the relevant rates must be added together.
  • Service fee can be charged at a ticket office for a payment of excess baggage.
  • The fee in EUR applies when payment for excess baggage is made in the EU member countries, and in USD when paid in Ukraine and other countries which are not members of the EU.
  • If you pay for your extra baggage no less than 24 hours before your flight departure, you will save 50% on carriage.
  • The rules of the carriage designated in your ticket shall prevail (if there are no special notifications).
  • Given prices are subject to amendments which may be taken unilaterally by UIA at any time without prior notice.
  • Due to overload UIA may refuse to carry excess baggage in a hold of the aircraft which the passenger is travelling on.
  • Information concerning lost or damaged baggage can be found here.
  • Checked baggage should not include fragile or perishable items; electronic equipment; money, bank cards, keys, jewellery, valuables, fur; antiques and art works; technical documentation, business papers, and securities; medication and medical papers; photographs, passports, and other identity documents; unique or irreplaceable items. Listed items should be carried as hand baggage.
  • Bulky, fragile, and valuable items can be carried on a seat provided that was confirmed by UIA. Such carriage is paid and requires reservation of one or more seats. Maximum weight of such baggage is 75 kg; maximum dimensions: height – 115 сm, length – 65 сm, width – 45 сm. Exception: maximum dimensions for violoncello in a package carried in a cabin: height – 150 cm, width – 50 cm, thickness – 65 cm. You can find out carriage details and request this service in advance via UIA Contact Center using the following online form.
  • All baggage tags must be kept till baggage collection at the airport of arrival.

Free Hand Baggage Allowance

(except on flights operated on Embraer-145 aircraft*)

*Free hand baggage allowance on Embraer-145 aircraft: 1 piece weighing up to 5 kg, maximum size of 105 cm (50 х 35 х 15 cm).

Please specify your route to get information about free hand baggage allowance:

Zone 1
Domestic flights

Zone 2
Medium-haul flights

Zone 2a
Medium-haul flights

Zone 3
Long-haul flights

Zone 4
Long-haul flights

Cabin Class General allowance Panorama Club
Classic/Premium card holders
Economy class 1 piece up to 7 kg 1 piece up to 12 kg
Business class * 1 piece up to 12 kg
Cabin Class General allowance Panorama Club
Classic/Premium card holders
Economy class 1 piece up to 7 kg 1 piece up to 12 kg
Premium Economy 1 piece up to 7 kg 1 piece up to 12 kg
Business class * 2 pieces: total weight up to 15 kg 2 pieces: total weight up to 15 kg
Panorama Club Classic/Premium cardholders

May carry +5 kg in Economy and Premium Economy class in addition to general hand baggage allowance, maximum up to 12 kg (except on Embraer-145, where hand baggage allowance is 1 piece of up to 5 kg / 105 сm).

On all UIA flights irrespective of service class and route
All passengers

In addition to hand baggage, the following items can be carried on board free of charge:

  • 1 small handbag;
  • 1 small camera or binoculars;
  • 1 personal laptop;
  • reading material;
  • 1 umbrella or walking stick;
  • 1 overcoat;
  • 1 pair of crutches.
Passenger with infant (child under 2 years old)
  • 1 travel-size bag (per infant) containing clothing, disposable toiletries, soft toys and baby food. Total dimensions up to 55 х 40 х 20 сm; weight up to 5 kg.
  • 1 fully collapsible baby stroller / pushchair or 1 car-type child seat which may be carried in passenger cabin.
Detailed information

*Note for Business class passengers: Business class passengers whose route includes both zones 1-2 and 3-4, can carry two pieces of hand baggage with the total weight of up to 15kg. Exception: Due to lack of free space to store hand baggage in the passenger cabin on flight operated in zones 1-2, you may be asked to put your hand baggage for carriage in the aircraft hold. You will receive your hand baggage at the aircraft exit upon arrival at the transfer airport.

Attention! Please take into account security rules for liquids in hand baggage when travelling from/via EU, UK, USA, Zurich, and Boryspil airport.