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Air Moldova is the national flag carrier of Moldova and is headquartered in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. The airline was founded in 1993, and in 2004 became an active member of IATA. Today, the airline operates 33 scheduled services to a number of destinations within Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Popular destinations include London, Barcelona, Rome, Milan, Athens, Florence, Lisbon, Berlin, and Dubai.

Air Moldova has two classes of service - Economy and Business - and has codeshare agreements with Utair Aviation, Ukraine International Airlines and Meridiana.

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Baggage Policy

Air Moldova has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage. Your baggage allowance will also depend on the cabin class you fly in.

Carry-on Baggage

Economy Class: Passengers are allowed to carry on one piece of hand baggage. The maximum weight of the hand baggage is 8 kg, and its dimensions can’t exceed the maximum size of 115 cm (50 x 40 x 25 cm). These dimensions include the wheels, the handle, side pockets, etc.

Business Class: Passengers are allowed to carry on 2 pieces of hand baggage. The maximum weight of the hand baggage is 8 kg and 4 kg, the maximum size of 115 cm (50 x 40 x 25 cm). These dimensions include the wheels, the handle, side pockets etc.

Besides the hand baggage, the passengers are allowed to carry on some of the following items: 1 coat, 1 umbrella, 1 small handbag, 1 camera, and a reasonable amount of reading material.

Checked Baggage

Your checked baggage will vary depending on the destination you fly to/from and the cabin class you fly in.

To/from Istanbul

  • Premium Economy: 3 pieces max.23kg/158cm
  • Economy: 3 pieces max.23kg/158cm
  • Basic: 3 pieces max.23kg/158cm
  • Business: 3 pieces max.32kg/158cm

To/from London/Dublin

  • Premium Economy: 1 piece max.23kg/158cm
  • Economy: 1 piece max.23kg/158cm
  • Basic: n/a
  • Business: 2 pieces max.23kg/158cm

To/from other destinations

  • Premium Economy: 2 pieces max.23kg/158cm
  • Economy: 1 piece max.23kg/158cm
  • Basic: n/a
  • Business: 2 pieces max.32kg/158cm

Cabin Classes

There are two classes of service on flights: Business class and Economy class.

Economy Class

During the flight, the Economy class passengers are offered a meal, wines and soft drinks, depending on the time of departure and duration of the flight.

Economy tariffs are subdivided into 3 groups of tariffs: Economy Basic (least restrictive), Economy Regular, and Economy Premium (more restrictive). Each of these three groups of tariffs correspond separate rules regarding booking validity, penalties in case of a modification of the flight date/reimbursement of the ticket.

Business Class

Business class seats are in a separate cabin, and the central seats are left empty, offering additional space. Business class tariffs are the most flexible in regards to modifications.

Lounge Access: Business passengers are granted access to departure business lounges in all airports that the airline operates scheduled flights from.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

Wi-Fi is not currently available on flights.

Food & Drink

Depending on the length and time of the flight, Economy Class passengers are offered a meal, wine and soft drinks.


Air Moldova passengers can choose to check in online or at the airport. Find out about Air Moldova's check-in policy, including check-in closing and opening times.

Online Check-in

Web check-in is available through the Air Moldova check-in page. The service opens 24 hours prior to departure and is available until 2 hours before scheduled departure.

Airport Check-in

The airline asks passengers to be at the airport 3 hours prior to departure. Check-in is closed with 60 minutes before departure (40 minutes for flights from Frankfurt and Bruxelles).

Frequent Flyer Programme

Air Moldova Club

The airline operates a frequent flyers program called Air Moldova Club to reward loyal customers. The Club program is based on accumulating awarded Credit Miles on future flights with Air Moldova. Members will also receive additional benefits such as check-in at business class desks, special presents with the logo of Air Moldova and an increase of free baggage allowance.

Collecting Air Moldova Club Points

When booking your flights through Alternative Airlines you can select 'Air Moldova Club' as your chosen frequent flyer program from the drop-down options, then add your personal membership number to easily collect your points.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

Codeshare agreements

However, the Air Moldova does have codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

Special Services

The airline provides a number of services for people with disabilities, which must be requested at least 72 hours before the flight to allow the air carrier to arrange and finish the arrangements. Requests can be declared at the time of booking.

Flying with Children

Children between the age from 2 years to 12 years are entitled to a discount of 25% or 33% from an adult tariff (depending on the chosen destination).

Flying with Babies

One infant of age up to 2 years (not completed) is entitled to a discount of 90% from an adult tariff with no seat. The airline will need to be informed at the time of booking, by completing the special request form during the booking process or by contacting our customer service team.

Flying with Pets

Pets are accepted, but with restrictions and under certain conditions. Air Moldova only accepts dogs and cats, and only with prior agreement - a request needs to be made during the booking process. Please note that Air Moldova does not accept big animals in the aircraft cabin.

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Destinations that Air Moldova Airways flies to

Air Moldova flies to many European, Asian, and Middle Eastern destinations from its base at Chișinău International Airport, as well as additional seasonal and charter flights to Greece, Montenegro, Spain and Turkey.

Alternatives to Air Moldova

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Hub Airport

Chisinau International Airport

Air Moldova's hub airport is Chisinau International Airport (KIV), which is the main international airport in Moldova. The airport is located in Chisinau, which is the capital of the country. Chisinau International Airport operates as headquarters for Air Moldova and Moldavian Airlines. Other airlines which fly to and from this airport include Austrian AirlinesAegean AirlinesTAROMFlyOneAeroflotMeridianaTurkish AirlinesUkraine International AirlinesUral Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines.


As of March 2023, Air Moldova's fleet consists of an Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, and an Airbus A321-200 aircraft.