ClassicalMusicNews.ru reports that Aeroflot is about to tighten cabin restrictions, starting on Thursday, February 15.
No musical instrument cases will be allowed into the cabin.
Instruments will be treated as hold luggage, with no special treatment. If they exceed the passenger’s free baggage allowance, an overweight charge will be imposed.
Aeroflot is 51 percent state owned.
UPDATE: You an sign a change petition here.