If you transport animals or plants, you need to agree about the carriage conditions with the airline!
All the necessary information about animals and plants is contained on information boards located on the first floor of the terminal, opposite the main entrance or on our website.
Rules of carriage of animals
If you carry animals on board, you need to have the following documents:
Please specify in the consulate of the country of destination if import of any kind and breed of animals is permitted.
Passengers are permitted to carry no more than two animals at a time in container with total weight less than 5-8 kg in the cabin.
If an animal cannot be transported in the cabin, it is transported in the baggage compartment of an aircraft only in a closed special durable and comfortable cages or containers. The bottom of container should be waterproof and covered with absorbent material. Please ask what requirements for cages and containers has the airline you are planning to fly.
The size should allow the animal to stand up to his full height and rotate through a full 360 degrees. The height of cage must equal to the height of the standing animal (D), the width of the pet (C), and the length - length (A) - plus half the length of legs (B).
Inside the cage or container there must be a place for mounting containers with water and food. Consignor provides animal feed.
The feed must meet all the standards of the state wherefrom the animal is imported, or through which it is carried.
Products of animal origin, meat or products containing meat are not allowed to be transported inside the container. Unknown feed for animals is not accepted.
Acceptance for carriage of animals is carried out only if passenger bears full responsibility for them. Airlines are not responsible for injury, loss, delay in delivery, disease or death of animals, as well as in case of refusal in importation or transportation through any country or territory.
The cost of transportation
Weight of carried animals and birds, including the weight of containers (cages) and food is not included in the free baggage allowance. The animal is weighed together with the container; transportation cost depends on the total weight.
Guide dogs are transported free of charge without a cage, provided that this dog has a collar and a muzzle and on a leash of its owner.
Rules for carriage of plants
It is prohibited to transport to the territory of the Russian Federation in cabin and checked baggage of passengers of foreign countries:
It is allowed to import the following items into Russia from other countries without import quarantine permission and phytosanitary certificates of sending countries:
• products for food purposes: starch, hops, ground coffee, tea, sugar- refined and packaged;
• herbs and spices;
• processed rice straw for industrial products, Sardon cones, finishing wood, cork, wool, hides, henna and basma;
• medicinal raw materials;
• products of plant origin, free of quarantine organisms on vehicles and intended for food purposes of commands and crews of these transport means without the right of removal from them;
• Depth of minerals and soils, river and sea sand bottom sediments of the seas, rivers and lakes;
• regulated articles (flour, cereals, dried and fresh fruits and vegetables, raisins, spices, nuts), free of quarantine organisms, weighing up to 5 kg., in the hand luggage of passengers and members of ships and aircraft crews, mail.
Import quarantine permits are issued by a written application from the consignee of the goods submitted to the State Inspectorate for Plant Quarantine.