Passengers with animals

Pets (birds) are carried by air as checked baggage (in aircraft baggage compartment) by advanced approval with the Carrier and also permission from the state of arrival and transit in case of international carriage.

Guide-dogs accompanying blind/deaf passengers or working dogs may be carried in aircraft cabin.  Pets (birds) may be carried in aircraft cabin only subject to advanced approval with the Carrier.

The passenger carrying a pet (bird) by air traffic, shall have and present at check in the passenger ticket, valid documents (certificates) of health of the pet (bird) issued by the relevant authorities of veterinary medicine, as well as any other applicable documents required by the countries of flight or transit countries in case of international air traffic.

In case of the Carrier’s approval of the transportation of pets in aircraft cabin such animals shall be inside the containers (cages), the dimensions of container (cage) allow its pacing  under the passenger seat, the bottom shall be covered with absorbent material, weight of container (cage) housing the pet shall not be more than 8 kg. During the flight the pet shall stay inside the container (cage).

Pet (bird) carried in the aircraft baggage compartment shall be placed in hard container (cage or basket) of a proper size with air supply and secure lock. The container (cage or basket) bottom shall be waterproof and covered with absorbent material, with an edge over the perimeter preventing the spillage of the absorbent material. Bird cages shall be covered with thick light-tight fabric. The size of container/cage in total of three dimensions (length/height/width) shall not be more than 203 cm.

Experimental animals are not accepted for the flight.

Pets and birds are accepted for carriage provided the passenger undertakes full responsibility for them. The Carrier is not liable for bodily injury, loss, delay in delivery, illness or death of such pets or birds, just as it is not liable to such passenger for denial of import or carriage of such pets or animals into/through the boundary in the event of international air carriage.

Passenger shall observe all Carrier’s requirements and indemnify the Carrier for all damages and extra expenses resulting from harm caused by such pet/bird to the aircraft, baggage of other passengers, health and/or lives of other passengers.