Fares. Hand luggage allowance. Checked baggage allowance. Excess baggage charges. Carriage of sports equipment. Carriage of musical instruments. Carriage of pets (dogs, cats, birds).
And other useful information about Bulgaria Air. Last update 12.05.2019. Sources of information for this page: Bulgaria Air Carry-on, Checked and Excess Baggage, Bulgaria Air Traveling with Pets, Bulgaria Air Carriage of Special Baggage (Sports Equipment, Musical Instruments, Firearms and Ammunition). Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.
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|Fare group||Only hand baggage||Economy||Business|
|Please also read the most commonly used baggage rules of European airlines.|
|1 piece of carry-on baggage with the sum of three dimensions 118 cm (55х40х23
+ Bulgarian Airlines allow carriage of a small personal item or a laptop bag
For an infant (a child under 2 years) traveling on your lap with Bulgarian Airlines, it's allowed to take a fully collapsible stroller / buggy free of charge (you can use it until boarding the plane).
! Passengers with disabilities and special requirements, those needing assistance of the airline staff or who recently undergone an operation or have had an accident should contact the airline and submit a medical certificate at least 3 days before scheduled departure. Otherwise transportation may be denied.
For passengers with restricted mobility, carriage of powered wheelchairs and other electric mobility aids requires prior notification (24 hrs before scheduled departure) and consent of the airline. Only non-spillable battery-powered devices can be accepted.
|1x 10 kg|
|The sum of three dimensions of any hold baggage item must not be larger than 158 cm|
|—||1х 23 kg||1x32 kg|
Fees in €, domestic / international
Excess (extra) baggage charges on flights of Bulgaria Air
Standard piece of baggage 23 kg, heavy (overweight) 23-32 kg, oversized 158-203 cm.
* 1st piece: applicable for hand baggage only fare.
A piece of checked baggage heavier than 32 kg will be carried only as cargo.
|1st standard*||2nd standard||3rd standard||heavy||oversized|
|15 / 20||20 / 50||50 / 100||20 / 50||30 / 70|
|! Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.): you must notify Bulgaria Air not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Bulgaria Air customer service.|
|Pets (only cats and dogs) carried in the aircraft cabin. The size of the container must not exceed 105 cm in the sum of three dimensions: 48x35x22 cm, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 8 kg (for flights FB1431/1432 to/from Paris with operator Air France 6 kg).|
|Pets (only cats and dogs) carried in
the baggage compartment on Bulgaria Air flights, the weight of the container
(with pet/pets) is not limited* and its dimensions can be up
to 110x65x70 cm.
* Containers weighing more than 32 kg are not accepted for carriage to / from Brussels.
|up to 32 kg||more than 32 kg|
|Sports equipment not
exceeding baggage allowance (23 kg) is not included in the baggage allowance.
Sports equipment weighing up to 23 kg and with sum of three dimensions 203 cm is transported for a flat fee of €50.
Exception: one set of ski or snowboard equipment per passenger on domestic / international flights during winter season can be carried free of charge.
Bicycles: max size of packing 160x90x25 cm, domestic / international flights: €30 / 70.
Carriage of firearms and ammunition other than sport weapons and ammunition is prohibited. In some cases, carriage of firearms and ammunition for hunting and sporting purposes may be allowed.
Hunting rifles and ammunition up to 15 kg / over 15 kg: €50 / 70.
Short-barrel firearms €20.
|Musical instruments are included
in the baggage allowance.
But if the instrument can not be carried instead of hand luggage, it's recommended to get in contact with the airline staff and inform them about your intention to travel with a fragile object as checked baggage or to book for it a separate seat.
When carried in the passenger's seat, the weight of the instrument usually must not exceed 80 kg, and its size must not exceed 135х50х30 cm.
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