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Royal Flight Airlines ceased operations in 2022.

About Royal Flight Airlines

Royal Flight Airlines, previously known as Abakan-Avia, was a Russian charter airline based at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. The airline was founded in 1992 and started operations a year after its establishment. Initially, the airline only operated domestic flights until 1994 when the airline decided to operate flights internationally.

In 1999, the airline was acquired 70% share by Sobol and in 2014, Coral Travel bought the company and renamed it to the Royal Flight brand. Moscow - Antalya route was the first route operated under the new name.

In 2022, Royal Flight Airlines ceased operations.

Baggage Allowance

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers could travel with carry-on baggage that did not exceed 115 cm (55 cm x 40cm x 20 cm) in a total of three dimensions and does not weigh over 5kg in economy class and 10kg in business class.

A personal item can be carried onboard along with the free carry-on baggage. Items such as a backpack, a briefcase, a purse and walking sticks.

Checked Baggage

Passengers are entitled to check in one free baggage that does not exceed 20kg in economy class and one 30kg baggage in business class.

The baggage allowance above applies to all routes except for flights between Guiyang and Moscow. The baggage allowance for this route is one baggage under 15kg.

All checked baggage cannot exceed 203cm in a total of the three dimensions.


Food could be ordered 24 hours before flight departure time, but it is only available for flights departing from Sheremetyevo and Antalya Airport.

Hot meals and sandwiches were included in the menu, which included snacks, a main course, dessert and a drink. The full menu was available via the 'meal ordering' section on the airline website.

Check-In Information

Online Check-In

Online check-in was available via the airline website. Passengers could check in from 24 hours to three hours before the flight's scheduled departure time.

For a smoother check-in experience, prepare your e-ticket and passport details before online check-in. Passengers travelling with pets, travelling with over 9 people in one booking and passengers requiring assistance must not check in online.

Please note that online check-in may not be available for every flight.

Airport Check-In

Airport check-in counters opened three hours before the scheduled departure time (except for Sheremetyevo Airport). Sheremetyevo Airport's airport check-in counters open four hours before the scheduled departure time.

All, except Chongqing Airport, check-in counters close 40 minutes before departure. The check-in desks at Chongqing, China closed two hours before departure time.

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Destinations Royal Flight Airlines flew to

Along with its charter operations, the airline flew scheduled flights to six destinations and three countries including Antalya, Kazan, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod and Taipei.

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Hub Airport

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport(SVO)

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) was originally a military airport until 1959 and it is situated 29km from the centre of Moscow. The airport has six terminal buildings, four international terminals, one domestic terminal and the rest is a private aviation terminal. The 7th terminal, Terminal G, is expected to be built by 2024.

Airlines that operate to and from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport include, Aeroflot, airBaltic, Air China, Air Malta, Alitalia, Bulgaria Air, China Southern Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Rossiya Airlines and Ural Airlines.


The airline operated a fleet of Boeing short to long-haul aircraft including the Boeing 737-800, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300ER and Boeing 777-300ER.

Travelling with Pets

Pets were allowed onboard but passengers who are travelling with pets must consult with the airline before the trip. A lockable container is required when travelling. The container couldn't exceed 115 cm in the total of the three dimensions and it couldn't exceed 8kg in weight.