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Free baggage allowances and excess baggage charges

Free Hand Luggage Allowance

Free checked baggage allowance for UIA flights

Cabin class, fare, passenger category

General allowance

Panorama Classic cardholders*

Panorama Premium cardholders *

Hand Baggage Only** 0PC 0PC 1 piece:
not exceeding the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

Economy Class (except flights from/to USA, Beijing)

1 piece:
not exceeding the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

1 piece:
not exceeding the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total
outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total
outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

Economy Class on flights to/from USA 2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 
2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 
3 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

Economy Class on flights to/from Beijing

 

2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 
2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 
3 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

Premium Economy Class

2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

2 pieces:
each not exceeding the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm 

3 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

Business Class

2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 32kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

2 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 32kg
/ the total
outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

3 pieces:
each not exceeding
the maximum weight 32kg
/
the total outside dimensions
(length + width + height) 158сm

Infants (children under 2 years of age )

1 piece: the maximum weight 10kg / the total outside dimensions (length + width + height) not exceeding 158сm plus one checked-in or carry-on fully-collapsible baby stroller/pushchair or one infants carrying basket, or one car-type child seat which may be carried in passenger cabin, irrespective of service class.

Click here for information about free carriage allowance for car-type child seat, personal baby bassinet and baby stroller.

Seamen

2 pieces: each not exceeding the maximum weight 23kg
/
the total outside dimensions (length + width + height) 158сm

Passengers with reduced mobility

+ One wheelchair per person (any wheelchair type, weight and size) and/or other assisting devices they are dependent upon, irrespective of service class.

Sporting equipment

Each set of sporting equipment is considered one piece of baggage which together with other pieces of passenger's baggage should not exceed the established free checked baggage allowance in a given cabin class. The maximum weight of one set of sporting equipment is 23kg. UIA's excess baggage charges wiill apply to excess baggage above the free baggage allowance (number of pieces and/or the weight in excess of 23kg up to 32kg). Please, see Excess baggage charges below. Bulky sporting equipment is carried as cargo only.
Please note: UIA passengers (except infants under 2 years) can carry ONE SET of ski equipment (up to 23kg) FREE OF CHARGE in addition to free checked baggage allowance in case of tickets purchasing up to 3 September 2015 inclusive.

Please, see “Sporting Equipment” for more information on carriage.

Arms and ammunition 1 container with weapon and 1 container with ammunition (up to 5 kg) are considered as one piece of baggage. In case of excess of baggage allowances in total with other baggage they have to be paid according to service class. Conditions of carriage can be found here.

Musical instruments

Standard checked baggage allowance is applied (please, see above).

Animals

Carrying of animals is always subject to payment. Exception: Specially trained service animals accompanying passengers with reduced mobility are carried free of charge.

* Panorama Club members can carry 2kg in addition to each piece of checked baggage, but not exceeding 32kg.

** Hand Baggage Only Fare is available on direct UIA flights between Kiev ↔ Vilnius and between Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Odesa ↔ Tel Aviv.

Excess baggage charges for all UIA flights (one way)

Checked baggage

Zone
1

Zone
2

Zone
3

Zone 4

Notes

The 1st bag in excess of 0PC free baggage allowance - €25 / $30 - -

1. The following sporting equipment is considered as bulky and shall be carried as cargo:

  • bicycles-tandems;
  • surfboards longer than 300 cm;
  • vaulting poles;
  • spears;
  • oars;
  • hang gliders;
  • other bulky sporting equipment, and any sporting equipment heavier than 32 kg (70 lbs).

The above list is not complete and it gives an idea of what exactly sporting equipment can be considered as bulky.

2. If a musical instrument weight is in excess of 32kg (70lb) and/or it is larger than 300cm (118 in) (length + width + height) 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.

The 1st bag in excess of 1PC free baggage allowance or the 2nd bag in excess of 0PC free baggage allowance (Economy Class)

€25 / $30

€50 / $55

€100 / $110

€150 / $165

The 3rd bag in excess of allowances and each additional piece (including in excess of 2PC allowance)

€25 / $30

€50 / $55

€150 / $165

200 / $220

Each piece of baggage over 23kg and up to 32kg. If baggage weight is in excess of 32kg it must be transported as cargo.

€25 / $30

€50 / $55

€75 / $85

150 / $165

Each bag in excess of 3 outside dimensions sum 158cm (62 inches) up to 300 cm (118 in). If in excess of 300 cm (118 in) such baggage shall be carried as cargo.

€25 / $30

€50 / $55

€100 / $110

300 / $330

Each individual sporting equipment set (except bulky – see above) irrespective of its actual dimensions is considered within the regular baggage allowance.
Exception: surfing equipment – surfing board in excess of 300 сm
(118 inches) shall be carried as cargo (see above bulky baggage).

Animal (only cat or dog) in hold + container weight (max 32kg)

€100 / $110

€150 / $165

€200 / $220

200 / $220

Is never included in the free baggage allowance.

Pet (only cat or dog) in cabin + container weight (max 8kg, container size: sum of the 3 dimensions may not exceed 115 cm)

€25 / $30

€100 / $110

€200 / $220

200 / $220

Is never included in the free baggage allowance.

Service animals

free

free

free

free

Specially trained animals accompanying passengers with reduced mobility

Definitions of zones:

Zone 1: All domestic flights within Ukraine.

Zone 2:

  • Europe (except Ukraine), Belarus, Moldova;
  • European part of Russia, part of Russia located in Asia, including Siberia, with the exception of the Far East;
  • Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan;
  • Middle East: Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Oman, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Qatar, Israel, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia;
  • North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia.

Zone 3:

  • Russia Far East (Russia Far East federal district): Magadan Region, Primorye Territory, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Sakhalin Region, Khabarovsk Territory, Chukchi Autonomous District;
  • India, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, China, North Korea, South Korea, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia;
  • USA, Canada.

Zone 4: The rest of the world.

Calculation method:
Dear passengers, if your 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 and applies to entire route (one way).

Examples:

  • Kharkiv – Kiev – Lviv: the rate of Zone 1 applies;
  • Dnipropetrovsk – Kiev – Frankfurt: the rate of Zone 2 applies;
  • Odessa – Kiev – Bangkok: the rate of Zone 3 applies;
  • Zurich – Kiev – Melbourne: the rate of Zone 4 applies.

If several fees apply to a piece of baggage, all of the relevant rates must be added together.

Please, note: Service fee can be charged at a ticket office for a payment of extra baggage.

Due to overload UIA may refuse to carry excess baggage in hold of the aircraft which the passenger is travelling on.

Notes: 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.

In any case the rules of the carrier designated in your ticket shall prevail.