Rossija Airlines (also Rossiya) is Russia’s second-largest airline and was founded in 1992 in Pulkovo Airlines as a branch line. The background of this was the division of the state airline aeroflot into independent, regional carriers. In 2003, the company announced the merger with Pulkovo Airlines and was nationalized. Since 2007 Rossija Airlines has agreed a codesharing agreement for several routes with the partner airlines Aeroflot and Finnair.
In 2010, the Russian government announced that it would be co-operating with the national airline Aeroflot of all regional airlines, which the state owned by the Rostec company, to correct the financial situation of the airlines.
In 2011, “”Rossiya Airlines”” joint-stock company was established in St.Petersburg. The airline has been flying in Aeroflot since 2014.
In 2015, Orenair and Donavia were joined together under the name of Rossiya.
Rossiya offers cheap flights to 40 destinations including Sochi, Moscow, Krasnodar, St.Petersburg on domestic routes. The airlines fly international to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Turkey, Cyprus and France
In addition, the airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Austrian Airlines||LOT Polish Airlines|
|Belavia||Norwegian Air Shuttle|
|Czech Airlines||Scandinavian Airlines|
Rossiya offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until 45 minutes prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Rossiya Russian Airlines website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
The amount of hand luggage that the passengers of Rossija Airlines can take on board depends on the class of travel that was booked. In economy class, only one piece of luggage can be taken into the cabin, Which do not exceed the dimensions of 55x40x20 centimeters and can not weigh more than eight kilograms at the same time. In Business Class, on the other hand, two pieces of luggage may be carried, which have the same maximum outer dimensions, but may weigh a total of ten kilograms.
In order not to have any problems when checking in a Rossija Airlines flight, the provisions for the checked baggage should be adhered to. These vary greatly depending on route. In any case, the sum of the outer edges of the individual luggage may not exceed 203 centimeters in both economy and business class. Likewise, the number of checked-on items is not limited as long as they do not exceed the weight limit. This is between 15 and 40 kilograms depending on the type of travel and the route, so you should be informed before the flight. Failure to do so may result in delicate penalties for the excess baggage.
For particularly bulky items of luggage, which can not be given up without further ado, Rossija Airlines has certain regulations which should be requested in advance. In principle, for example, musical instruments, sports equipment, wheelchairs, weapons, animals or also delicate art objects can be transported if these fulfill certain conditions.
To make a comfortable trip with Rossiya Russian Airlines, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
The Rossiya airline is a member of the Aeroflot Bonus loyalty program. Rossi passengers still earn the Aeroflot bonus miles in the same way. Visit our Aeroflot page for more information on mileage earning.
The mile earning information table is below .
|Class||Total number of miles in %|
|Flex||CF, DF, JF||250%|
|Classic||CC, DC, JC||200%|
|Flex||AF, SF, WF||200%|
|Classic||AC, SC, WC||150%|
|Flex||BF, HF, KF, LF, MF, UF, YF||200%|
|EF, NF, QF, TF||150%|
|Classic||BC, HC, KC, LC, MC, UC, YC||150%|
|EC, NC, QC, TC||100%|
|Saver||BV, HV, KV, LV, MV, UV, YV||125%|
|EV, NV, QV, TV||75%|
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Rossiya Russian Airlines offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Rossiya Russian Airlines.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Rossiya Russian Airlines lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.