UIA Changes its Hand Baggage Policy

Effective 15 January 2019 Ukraine International Airlines will change its hand baggage rules for all of its flights. The new policy will become more clear and transparent for all passengers.

The new hand baggage allowances apply to the passengers who have purchased their tickets effective 01 November 2018 for travel effective 15 January 2019. The rules depend on fare type paid or booking class:

  • Passengers who have bought tickets paying hand baggage only fare can take one piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7 kg and with a size of no more than 55x40x20 cm on board the aircraft as well as overclothes and umbrellas.
  • Passengers who have purchased tickets with checked baggage included as well as Premium Economy Class passengers on long-haul flights are allowed to take two hand baggage pieces onboard: one 7kg/55х40х20 bag and one 5 kg/40х30х10 cm bag as well as overclothes and umbrellas.
  • Business Class passengers on medium haul flights will have the opportunity to carry 2 hand baggage pieces: one 12kg/55х40х20 cm bag and another one 5kg/40x30x10 cm as well as overclothes and umbrellas.
  • Business Class passengers on long-haul flights will be allowed to take 3 hand baggage items with weighing up to 15kg in total and with a size of no more than 55х40х20 cm each as well as one additional piece 5kg/40x30x10 cm as well as overclothes and umbrellas.

In addition effective 15 January 2019 each UIA passenger regardless of the booking class and fare each passenger will get the opportunity to take an additional carry-on bag weighing up to 5kg and with a size of no more than 40x30x10 for the price of 15 euros. The payment can be made either in advance at the airport of departure.

New official hand baggage rules are available on UIA’s official website.