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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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.
|ROUTE||PREMIUM ECONOMY||ECONOMY||ECONOMY BASIC|
|To/from Istanbul||3 pieces max.23kg/158cm||3 pieces max.23kg/158cm||3 pieces max.23kg/158cm|
|To/from London/Dublin||1 piece max.23kg/158cm||1 piece max.23kg/158cm||n/a|
|To/from other destinations||2 pieces max.23kg/158cm||1 piece max.23kg/158cm||n/a|
|To/from Istanbul||3 pieces max.32kg/158cm|
|To/from London/Dublin||2 pieces max.23kg/158cm|
|To/from other destinations||2 pieces max.32kg/158cm|
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.
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).
|AIRCRAFT TYPE||NUMBER IN SERVICE||ECONOMY CLASS||BUSINESS CLASS|
|Austria||Vienna||Vienna International Airport (VIE)|
|Belgium||Brussels||Brussels Airport (BRU)|
|Cyprus||Larnaca||Larnaca International Airport (LCA)|
|France||Tillé||Beauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA)|
|France||Toulouse||Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS)|
|Germany||Frankfurt||Frankfurt Airport (FRA)|
|Germany||Berlin||Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL)|
|Ireland||Dublin||Dublin Airport (DUB)|
|Israel||Tel Aviv||Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)|
|Italy||Bologna||Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ)|
|Italy||Florence||Florence Airport (FLR)|
|Italy||Milan||Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)|
|Italy||Olbia||Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB)|
|Italy||Rome||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport|
|Italy||Turin||Turin Airport (FCO)|
|Italy||Venice||Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)|
|Italy||Verona||Verona Airport (VRN)|
|Moldova||Chişinău||Chişinău International Airport (KIV) (HUB)|
|Montenegro||Tivat||Tivat Airport (TIV)|
|Portugal||Lisbon||Lisbon Airport (LIS)|
|Romania||Bucharest||Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP)|
|Russia||Krasnodar||Krasnodar International Airport (KRR)|
|Russia||Moscow||Domodedovo International Airport (DME)|
|Russia||Saint Petersburg||Pulkovo International Airport (LED)|
|Russia||Yekaterinburg||Koltsovo Airport (SVX)|
|Spain||Barcelona||Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN)|
|Spain||Madrid||Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)|
|Switzerland||Geneva||Geneva Airport (GVA)|
|Turkey||Istanbul||Istanbul Airport (ISL)|
|Ukraine||Kiev||Boryspil International Airport (KBP)|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai||Dubai International Airport (DXB)|
|United Kingdom||London||London Stansted Airport (STN)|
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.
However, the Air Moldova does have codeshare agreements with the following airlines:
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.
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.
There are two classes of service on flights: Business class and 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 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.
Depending on the length and time of the flight, Economy Class passengers are offered a meal, wine and soft drinks.
Wi-Fi is not currently available on flights.
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 Airlines, Aegean Airlines, TAROM, FlyOne, Aeroflot, Meridiana, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines.
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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.
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).
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.
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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