Carry Everything You Need to Dive and Ski for Free

Whether you are fond of skiing or diving, you are now able to enjoy the privilege of carrying your special equipment for free in addition to your standard baggage.

Skis and Snowboarding Equipment

If you travel from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Omsk and Kazan to Almaty or Astana, you can carry ski or snowboard equipment package as specified below for free. Take a wonderful opportunity to ski on Alatau mountain slopes and enjoy the popular ski resort Shymbulak in Almaty or discover ski areas in and around snowy Astana. 

Period: till 11 April 2018

One package may consist of either:

  • a pair of skis
  • a pair of ski poles
  • a pair of ski boots


  • a snowboard
  • a bag with shoes for snowboarding.

The package should be properly packed and will be transported as part of your checked-in baggage.

Carriage of Diving Equipment

Divers who travel from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Omsk and Kazan to Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok can use this unique opportunity to take one package of diving equipment for free.

Period: till 31 March 2018

One package weighing 23 kilos maximum may include:

• a buoyancy control device

• a wetsuit

• a helmet

• one pair of gloves

• one pair of bots

• one pair of fins

• a manometer

• a regulator

• a snorkel mask  and other accessories with a total weight of not more than 5 kilos.

An additional place for this free baggage is provided upon check-in.

A diving lamp may be carried provided that its bulb and battery are disconnected and packed separately. The hull from the lamp can be transported both in checked baggage and in hand luggage. The bulb and battery are transported only in hand luggage*. 

Please make sure that diving bottles are empty and the valves are open for transportation.

For additional information and in case of questions please contact

*Please notify the check-in staff if you are carrying a diving lamp in your hand luggage.