Bulgaria Air baggage policy and allowance

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Bulgaria Air

Boulevard Bruskel 1, Sofia Airport, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1540

Phone : +359 2 402 04 00

Website :

Bulgaria Air
IATA FB
ICAO LZB
CallSign FLYING BULGARIA

Founded

2002

Key people

Country

Bulgaria

Bulgaria Air

Find the complete guide of the Bulgaria Air baggage policy and allowance baggage policy. Bulgaria Air baggage policy and allowance baggage policy, allowance, fees, restrictions, and charges.

Bulgaria Air

Headquarter: Bulgaria

Bulgaria Air is the banner transporter aircraft of Bulgaria,[4] with its home office at Sofia Airport in Sofia. The organization is claimed by Chimimport Inc. what's more, is a pioneer regarding a nearby piece of the pie. The carrier works short and medium take airplanes to goals in Europe, the Middle East, and Russia, center urban areas are Burgas and Varna. In 2016 the organization conveyed 1,246,350 travelers on both planned and sanction flights, a lessening of 2% contrasted with 2015. The number of tasks diminished by 0.5% from 4697 of every 2015 to 4675 out of 2016.

 

Bulgaria Air performs sanction trips for more than 60 driving visit administrators, air transport specialists, carriers, and different organizations of the flight and visitor ventures. Throughout the mid-year season the aircraft, for the most part, works departures from Burgas and Varna air terminals to goals in Germany, Israel, Lebanon, Poland, and Russia. Moreover, the organization works contract trips to and from Sofia air terminal to well-known occasion goals in Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey.

Carry-on Baggage Allowance

Unit

Height

Width

Depth

Linear

Metric

50.00 cm

40.00 cm

23.00 cm

118.00 cm

Imperial

19.50 in*

15.50 in*

9.00 in*

46.25 in*

*dimensions for the given unit were not provided, automatic conversion occurred

Carry-on rules

All travelers of Bulgaria Air are entitled to free carriage of lodge stuff and checked things (in the baggage compartment of the plane) contingent upon the picked duty. Free remittances for pieces and weight of stuff may shift contingent upon the movement class (business or economy) and the tax on which the ticket has been given. Stuff transportation on standard lines likewise complies with some broad guidelines and the strategy of Bulgaria Air, which you ought to consider.

 

Bulgaria Air presents rules for things carriage on its goals for all tickets, gave after May 2, 2011. The PIECE CONCEPT framework depends on the amount, weight, and measurements of the checked-in things.

 

Tariffs without checked baggage

Each passenger who bought a ticket in a tariff that includes only a hand baggage carriage is allowed to transport in the cabin free baggage allowance as follows:

Class of service

Allowance for free of charge baggage

Economy class

  • 1 piece hand baggage up to 10 kg and dimensions 55x40x23 cm (total length up to 118 cm)* and
  • 1 personal item/laptop bag

Fees for checked baggage carriage

The first piece of checked baggage up to 23 kg and up to 158 cm *:

  • Domestic flights – EUR 15 in direction
  • International flights – EUR 20 in direction**

In case of heavier, above volumes, or additional pieces of checked baggage, the standard conditions of Bulgaria Air apply. Checked baggage can be purchased before the flight at the airport or through the issuer of the ticket. Possession of CCB Club card, Visa Platinum card from CCB, a co-branded card from CCB and Bulgaria Air, and FLY MORE gold card does not entitle free checked baggage on tariff without baggage.

*The maximum allowed volume is the sum of the external length, height, and width of the baggage/l+h+w/. 
**For travel from London – 20 GBP, from Zurich – 20 CHF, from Tel Aviv – 20 USD in direction.

Tariffs with checked-in baggage

Each passenger who bought a ticket in a tariff that includes checked baggage is allowed to transport in the luggage compartment of the airplane free baggage allowance as follows:

International and Domestic flights

Class of service

Allowance for free of charge baggage

Business-class

  • 2 pieces hand baggage with a total weight up to 15 kg (dimensions 55x40x23cm each) and
  • 1 personal item/laptop bag
  • 2 pieces checked baggage, up to 32kg and 158 cm* each

Economy class

  • 1 piece hand baggage up to 10 kg and dimensions 55x40x23 cm (total length up to 118 cm)* and
  • 1 personal item/laptop bag
  • 1 piece checked baggage up to 23 kg and up to 158 cm*

Exceptions

Gold card FLY MORE

2 pieces of 23 kg and up to 158 cm each**

For tickets paid with VISA Platinum card by a bank

2 pieces of 23 kg and up to 158 cm each**

For tickets paid with co-branded card Bulgaria Air / CCBank

2 pieces of 23 kg and up to 158 cm each**

For members of the ‘CCB Club’ program- free checked-in baggage

2 pieces of 23 kg. The third piece is charged as third excess baggage**

Seamen

2 pieces of 23 kg and up to 158 cm each***

Infants 0-2 years of age

If the fare of the ticket of the adult who is accompanying the baby allows 1 piece checked baggage up to 23 kg, the baby is entitled to 1 piece checked baggage up to 10 kg. 
Transportation of baby carriages is free of charge, but it is mandatory to hand them over/to receive them immediately before embarkation/disembarkation of the aircraft.
The aviation company shall not be responsible for damages resulting from transportation on baggage belts, in case the carriage has not been handed over/received at the aircraft.

* The maximum allowed volume is the sum of the external length, height, and width of the baggage/l+h+w/. The passenger may carry more than the free of charge baggage allowance for an additional fee. The third piece is charged as third excess baggage.

** If your tickets are paid in the company's website, as well as in the cases of possession of gold card FLY MORE, membership in CCB Club, or tickets paid with a co-branded card from CCB and Bulgaria Air or Visa Platinum card from CCB you need to contact us by phone +359 2 4020 400 or e-mail [email protected] to reissue the ticket entitled to free 2 pieces of luggage.

*** In order to take advantage of our conditions for the transportation of seamen, the ticket must be issued at a special seaman fare. For more information and reservations, please contact the Customer Service Center at +359 2 4020 400 or e-mail [email protected], any of the Bulgaria Air offices or through the travel agent network.

Possession of card CCB Club, Visa Platinum CCB, a co-branded card from CCB and Bulgaria Air, and Gold Card FLY MORE does not entitle the additional free checked baggage on tariff without luggage.

The right to two pieces of luggage for holders of Gold Card FLY MORE and CCB Club and tickets paid with co-branded card CCB and Bulgaria Air and Visa Platinum card from CCB is only on flights where the operating carrier is Bulgaria Air.

Excess baggage fees – International flights

Baggage weight between 23 kg and 32 kg

EUR 50

Baggage dimensions between 158 cm and 203 cm

EUR 70

Baggage dimensions between 203 cm and 280 cm

EUR 100

Extra piece – second bag up to 23 kg x 158 cm

EUR 50

Extra piece – third bag up to 23 kg x 158 cm

EUR 100

Excess baggage fees – Domestic flights

Baggage weight between 23 kg and 32 kg

EUR 20

Baggage dimensions between 158 cm and 203 cm

EUR 30

Baggage dimensions between 203 cm and 280 cm

EUR 40

Extra piece – second bag up to 23 kg x 158 cm

EUR 20

Extra piece – third bag up to 23 kg x 158 cm

EUR 50

Baggage with weight over 32 kg may only be carried as cargo.

In case the ticket entitles a free carriage of 2 pieces of checked baggage and the passenger carries 3 pieces of checked baggage - the third luggage is in the category " Extra piece – second bag up to 23 kg up to 158 cm".

Special categories of baggage

Sport equipment

Transportation of sports equipment is not included in the quota of checked baggage. It is charged as an extra piece of checked baggage EUR 50 in direction.

The equipment must be of maximum weight and dimensions 23 kg and 203 cm*

Exception: Free carriage of 1 piece of ski/snowboard equipment for all flights operated by Bulgaria Air.

Bicycles

Accepted for carriage in special packaging (cardboard or a special case).

Maximum size of package 160 х 90 х 25 cm

This service requires pre-confirmation in the reservation.

International flights: EUR 70 in direction.

Domestic flights: EUR 30 in direction.

Firearms

Carriage of firearms and ammunition is carried out according to the requirements of the International Air Transport Association /IATA/.

It is not confirmed on codeshare flights of Bulgaria air.

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 permitted. The passenger should contact Bulgaria Air and provide information on the type of weapon, its serial number, and the ammunition, which will be entered into the reservation system. All firearms and ammunition will be accepted only as baggage and must be transported in the luggage compartment of the airplane and under no circumstances in the passenger cabin. They must be suitably packed separately and the weight of the ammunition should not exceed 5 kg.

The passenger should have all documents required by law and regulations applicable to carriage for the particular state.

Bulgaria Air reserves the right to deny carriage of firearms and ammunition.

  • Hunting rifles and cartridges – total weight up to 15 kg: fee EUR 50 in direction.
  • Hunting rifles and cartridges – total weight over 15 kg: fee EUR 70 in direction.
  • Short-barrel firearms (pistol): fee EUR 20 in direction.

Hunting rifles and cartridges are regarded as one piece of registered baggage and are charged with a one-time fee for service. This type of baggage is not included in the free allowance and the fee is applied regardless of whether the passenger has other checked-in baggage.

Pets in the passenger cabin /PETC/

Only dogs and cats are accepted. Bulgaria Air does not accept for carriage live animals to and from Great Britain.

If traveling with an animal /dog or cat/, please be advised to contact the airline at the time of purchase of your ticket, because if there is no request in advance, the carriage of the animal may be refused.

Maximum weight of pet and cage – up to 8 kg.

For flights FB1431/1432 to/from Paris, where the operator is Air France, the maximum weight is 6 kg.

Maximum dimensions of the cage – 48 x 35 x 22 cm.

Not included in the free baggage allowance. A fee of EUR 50 applies.

Pets in the hold /AVIH/

Only dogs and cats are accepted. Bulgaria Air does not accept for carriage live animals to and from Great Britain.

If traveling with an animal /dog or cat/, please be advised to contact the airline at the time of purchase of your ticket, because if there is no request in advance, the carriage of the animal may be refused.

No limitation in the weight of the animal. Maximum dimensions of the container – 110 x 65 x 70 cm.

Not included in the free baggage allowance.

  • At the weight of the animal and container up to 32 kg - EUR 80 in direction
  • At the weight of the animal and container over 32 kg - EUR 120 in direction

Exceptions:

  • Animals weighing over 32kg together with the container are not accepted for carriage to/from Brussels.
  • Fighting and dangerous breeds are accepted for carriage only as cargo (example: American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Bull Terrier, American Bulldog, Dogo Argentino, Karabash (Kangal), Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Caucasian Ovcharka (Caucasian Shepherd Dog), Rottweiler, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Doberman, Cane Corso).

Conditions of carriage of live animals in the aircraft hold /AVIH/

  • The transport container must be large enough for the animal to stand in its natural position, to turn around and to lie down;
  • The transport container must be designed to be leakproof, e.g. lined with absorbent material such as blankets;
  • Тhe container must be escape-proof. We recommend sturdy plastic or wood containers made from harmless and non-toxic material. Wire-mesh cages are not allowed;
  • To prevent the animal from injuring itself, the interior of the container must not have any sharp corners, edges or nails;
  • Transport containers must have ventilation holes on all four sides.

Products of animal origin

The import of products of animal origin to the European Union is subject to strict procedures for veterinary and sanitation control. Due to the risk of introducing diseases to the European Union via products of animal origin containing pathogens and causing infectious diseases in animals, the import to the European Union of meat, meat products, milk, and dairy products for personal consumption is prohibited.

Exceptions are allowed for the following categories of products:

  • Powdered infant milk, infant food and special foods required for medical reasons, under the conditions that these products are packaged patented brand products, they do not require refrigeration before opening, and that the packaging is unbroken.
  • Meat and meat products and milk and dairy products for personal consumption from the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland, in so far as their total weight is less than 5 kg.
  • Meat and meat products and milk and dairy products for personal consumption from Andorra, Norway, and San Marino.

Other quantities of meat and meat products and milk and dairy products may be imported by passengers to the Community only if they:

  • Hold the required documents issued by the official veterinary and sanitation authorities of the state of origin, confirming the goods comply with the requirements for import to the European Union.
  • Declare all such goods and submit the documents upon arrival to an authorized border veterinary control point of the EU.

Meat and meat products and milk and dairy products that do not comply with these rules should be delivered upon arrival at the border for disposal ex officio.

The failure to declare such products may result in the imposition of fines or criminal charges.

Passengers are entitled to import foods of animal origin other than meat and meat products and milk and dairy products of weight up to 1 kg, with no requirement for delivery for inspection.

*The maximum allowed volume is the sum of the external length, height, and width of the baggage /l+h+w/.

Damaged baggage

In the event of harmed things or halfway loss of the substance of the stuff you should report upon your appearance to the 'Baggage carousel' division at the particular air terminal and before passing the traditions control, where a Damage Report will be readied.

 

With the end goal of explanation, the method for the fix of your harmed things expects you to present a composed request via mail to the aircraft (Bulgaria Air, Complaints and Claims Department,1 Brussels Blvd. Sofia 1540 Bulgaria) or by email: [email protected] You have to present an examined Damage report, inside 7 days of Claims must be accompanied by the following original / scanned documents:

  • Damage Report;
  • Statement on the impossibility of repairs;
  • Boarding pass(es);
  • Baggage tag(s);
  • Bank account / IBAN / SWIFT CODE;
  • Claim.

of the Damager report.

 

For accomplice flights including Bulgaria Air and other accomplice carriers, other gear conditions may apply.

Delayed/lost baggage

If there should be an occurrence of deferred/lost things you should report upon your appearance to the 'Baggage carousel' division at the separate air terminal and before passing the traditions control, where a Property Irregularity Report – PIR will be readied.

Claims must be accompanied by the following original documents:

  • Property Irregularity Report - PIR;
  • Boarding passes;
  • Baggage tag(s);
  • Receipt for excess baggage fee paid (if any);
  • Bank account / IBAN / SWIFT CODE;
  • Claim.

You are generously mentioned to send your WRITTEN CLAIM joined by the necessary unique archives by enlisted mail with return receipt to the location demonstrated in this beneath or to the email: [email protected] inside 21 of issuance of the Property Irregularity Report - PIR.

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Baggage Allowance and Fees

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Carry-On Baggage

Bulgaria Air passengers are permitted to bring on-board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Bulgaria Air overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Bulgaria Air overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Bulgaria Air.

Due to limited overhead space, Bulgaria Air passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on-board the Bulgaria Air aircraft.

Limits apply on certain routes. Visit the Bulgaria Air website for more information.

CARRY-ON WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS:

No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Bulgaria Air website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Bulgaria Air, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Bulgaria Air may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Bulgaria Air official site http://www.air.bg/.

This may wary between routes. Visit the Bulgaria Air website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Bulgaria Air, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Bulgaria Air website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Bulgaria Air permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Bulgaria Air flights. Due to the size of baggage, some of the items may be counted as a standard checked bags. However, Bulgaria Air will be considered as overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Bulgaria Air. Please visit the Bulgaria Air website directly.

Bulgaria Air on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Bulgaria flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Bulgaria.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Bulgaria Air carry-on luggage.

Bulgaria Air carry on and Bulgaria Air prohibited items.

Items that are not permitted in your Bulgaria Air flights cabin baggage include:

  • Hoverboards,
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7,
  • Fireworks,
  • Bleach,
  • Firearms.

Bulgaria Air baggage policy and allowance FAQ's


1. What is Bulgaria Air' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Bulgaria Air' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Bulgaria Air Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Bulgaria Air flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Bulgaria Air are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Bulgaria Air.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Bulgaria Air oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

2. Are there fees for baggage on Bulgaria Air?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Bulgaria military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Bulgaria Air' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Bulgaria Air sponsored credit/charge card.