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Passengers with children

Dear passengers, when booking a ticket please inform the airline that you are going to take the flight with a small child.

For the information about the rules of carrying a pushchair or carrycot in the hand baggage as well as about services for children and passengers with children provided on board an aircraft, please refer to the airline that operates your flight. Airlines publish such information on their websites in the respective sections. You can also contact our call-center (inquiries service), the number of which is also available on the website of the airline.

Please register the large size pushchairs as hold baggage when checking in for the flight to avoid difficulties when moving around the terminal building.

The children aged 5-12 fall into the category of unaccompanied minors (not accompanied by parents or entrusted to some passenger) and may travel by air alone. The airline is responsible for such children. At the request of the parents (relatives, guardians), this provision may apply to children up to 16 years of age. Carrying an unaccompanied minor is subject to 100% of the full fare.

Unaccompanied minors are checked in for a flight only after the parents (relatives, guardians) have filled out the required document (undertaking) containing all the necessary information. This document is filled out in the representative office of the carrier.

Procedure for traveling abroad of underage citizens of the Russian Federation

  1. When going abroad, every citizen of the Russian Federation after reaching 18 years of age is to have his/her foreign travel passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation.
  2. Underage citizens of the Russian Federation under the age of 18 may travel abroad if their names are filled in the passports of the parents and other legal representatives traveling with them.
  3. 3. Procedure for entering a child’s name in a foreign travel passport:
    • last names, first names and dates of birth of the children are filled in;
    • last name and first name of the child are written in French;
    • the record is attested by the signature of the officer who made it and stamped with the seal used for foreign documents. The passports must contain photographs of the children, including children from 0 years of age, which must be stamped with coat of arms bearing seal of bodies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

  4. For a citizen of the Russian Federation at the age of under 18 years who exits the Russian Federation together with parents (or one parent), adoptive parents or guardians, no notarized consent of these persons is required.
  5. If a citizen of the Russian Federation at the age of under 18 years exits the Russian Federation without being accompanied by the above-mentioned persons, he or she must have, in addition to the passport, a notarized consent of these persons permitting the underage citizen to exist the Russian Federation, with indication of the duration of stay abroad and the country (countries) that the underage citizen intends to visit. If the underage citizen exists the Russian Federation for a period longer than 3 months, this consent must be attested by the child care and guardianship authorities in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

In the Russian Federation a notarized consent permitting underage citizens to exit the Russian Federation may be attested only by a notary and abroad the consent is attested by officials of consular offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. For underage Russian citizens permanently residing abroad and having a mark in passport made by Russian consular offices that the passport holder is registered with a Russian consular office, no notarized consent of legal representatives is required in case such underage citizens travel to the place of their permanent residence.

The legal representatives of underage Russian citizens are their parents, adoptive parents or guardians. If one of the parents, adoptive parents or guardians does not permit the underage citizen to exit the Russian Federation, the decision on possible exit from the country of such underage citizen is made by a court.

The legal representatives of underage Russian citizens are their parents, adoptive parents or guardians. If one of the parents, adoptive parents or guardians does not permit the underage citizen to exit the Russian Federation, the decision on possible exit from the country of such underage citizen is made by a court.

Services for passengers with children

In order to provide comfortable conditions for passengers with children and women in the second half of pregnancy waiting to board a flight, there is a room for mothers with children in the domestic terminal (Terminal A). Modernization of the terminals includes opening a second room for mothers with children in the international terminal (Terminal B).

The room is intended for a short stay (up to 3-4 hours) and provision of services to passengers with children under 7 years of age (subject to availability, under 8 years of age); disabled children under 14 years of age; women in the second half of pregnancy. Passengers with infants, passengers with two or more children, disabled children under 14 years of age have the priority right to use the room for mothers with children.

There is no fee for staying in the room for mothers with children.

The room for mothers with children is open 24 hours.

The room for mothers with children comprises:

  • kitchen with a fridge, microwave, kettle, water cooler, children’s chairs for feeding. Disposable tableware;
  • bedroom with cots and beds, bedside tables, a wardrobe for clean bedding, changing table. Bedding is provided;
  • play room with a maze, children’s slide, tables and chairs, a sofa, armchairs, a TV;
  • there is also a toilet and bathroom;
  • passengers with children are accommodated in the room for mothers with children on presentation of the passport, birth certificate of the child and ticket.

Meals for children are provided at the expense of the accompanying persons in restaurants and cafes of the airport.

Preschool children and disabled children under 14 years of age are to be accompanied by one adult.

The accompanying person is not to leave the child unattended.

Drinking alcohol and being in the state of alcohol and drug intoxication in the room for mothers with children is prohibited.

Passengers with pets are not allowed in the room for mothers with children.

Only passengers with hand baggage are allowed into the room for mothers with children (hold baggage is to be put in the storage facility located in the arrivals area on the ground floor of the terminal building).

Adult passengers without children cannot use the room for mothers with children.

For information about the services provided to passengers with children during the flight please refer to the airline you are flying.