What Is Air Moldova Baggage Allowance?

Air Moldova is the national airline of Moldova.

And if you are preparing yourself to fly with Air Moldova, it is crucial to know first how much baggage is allowed with Air Moldova, and what will happen if your bag slightly exceeds the airline allowed size and weight.

In this post we will cover everything you need about Air Moldova baggage rules and places to avoid any laser minute charges at the airport.

Let’s dive right in.

Airmoldova Baggage allowance
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Carry-on Luggage

Airmoldova stated the carry on luggage allowance as follows:

Please note that any carry-on luggage must fit properly in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.

Classcarry on carry on weightcarry on size
Economy class one piece of hand baggageup to 8 kg the maximum total size of 115 cm (50 x 40 x 25 cm)
Business class 2 pieces of hand baggage.up to 8 kg/1st pc and 4 kg/2nd pc the maximum total size of 115 cm (50 x 40 x 25 cm).
Airmoldova Baggage allowance
Air Moldova cabin

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carry on luggage dimensions include the wheels, the handle, side pockets etc.

For your comfort and safety on the board of the aircraft, the hand baggage that exceeds the above mentioned rules shall be registered as checked baggage.

In addition to the hand baggage, the guests are allowed to carry 1 small personal item like: a small lady’s handbag or a small men’s briefcase.

Small musical instruments like violins, trumpets etc, may be accepted in cabin but this instrument will be counted as guests hand baggage.


Checked Luggage

On Air Moldova flights the following checked free baggage allowance shall apply (according to PIECE CONCEPT):

Adults and children aged 2 years and older for flights to/from ISTANBUL*3 pieces max.32kg/158cm3 pieces max.23kg/158cm3 pieces max.23kg/158cm
3 pieces max.23kg/158cm
*Transfer fares to/from/via ISTANBUL, promotional/fares with X booking class3 pieces max.32kg/158cm1 piece max.23kg/158cm1 piece max.23kg/158cm
Adults and children aged 2 years and older for flights to/from London/Dublin2 pieces max.32kg/158cm1 piece max.23kg/158cm1 piece max.23kg/158cmNot applicable
Adults and children aged 2 years and older for flights to/from other destinations2 pieces max.32kg/158cm2 pieces max.23kg/158cm1 piece max.23kg/158cmNot applicable
Children up to 2 years of age
Children up to 2 years of age1 piece: max. 10 kg + 1 folding pushchair up to 10 kg
Air Moldova Club members: Prestige/Exclusive card holders shall present the card at check-in.1 piece max.23kg/158cm additional to the standard allowance

Excess Luggage

if your luggage exceeds Airmoldova Baggage allowance an excess baggage fee wil apply:

MAX weight/ dimensionsType of baggage1st – 3rd piece4th 
32kg / 158cmBusiness standardfree of charge
€ 40
32kg / 203cmOversized baggage€ 20€ 60


MAX weight/ dimensionsType of baggage1st – 3rd piece3th <

32kg / 158cmBusiness standardfree of charge€ 50
32kg / 203cmOversized baggage€ 20€ 80

Please visit Air Moldova website for more on Excess baggage rules.

Special Luggage

If you want to take your musical instruments, sport equipment or any other unusual luggage.

You will need to get prior approval from the airline for the transportation of the special baggage item, before the ticket issuance.

sport equipment

The transportation of any sport equipment has to be agreed with the airline in advance, before the ticket issuance and at least 72 h prior the departure.

The passenger has to declare the sport equipment at the time of ticket reservation, stating the type of equipment, its weight and dimensions.
Sport Equipment is included in the free baggage allowance shown on the ticket. This means that no surcharge will be applied, if the sport equipment does not exceed the allowance included in your ticket in the terms of number, weight and/or dimensions.

In case it exceeds the allowance from your ticket either in number or weight or dimension limit or the ticket does not include free baggage allowance, then an extra charge will be applied.

Musical Instruments

General rules of carriage for checked baggage will be applied if instruments are carried as checked baggage in the hold.

If in excess to the guest baggage allowance from the ticket either in number or weight or in dimensions, airline standard excess baggage charges will be applied.

your musical Instruments should be properly packed and secured in hard cases to prevent damage.
Small instruments, not exceeding the free cabin baggage allowance in dimensions and weight, 50x40x25 сm / up to 8 kg (e.g. violin, small trumpet) may be carried in the cabin instead of the guests hand baggage.

It will count as passenger’s hand baggage.