Tarom, the flag carrier national airline of Romania, was founded in Bucharest in 1954. Tarom organizes its flights from Henri Coandă International Airport, formerly Otopeni, and uses Iași International Airport (Yaş) and Timișoara International Airport (Temeşvar) as flight hubs for domestic flights.
Tarom, named after the Romanian abbreviation for Romanian Air Transport, is a member of the global flight alliance SkyTeam. It flies to different destinations in Europe, the Middle East and North America with more than 50 direct flights. Tarom has domestic routes to Cluj, Yas, Satu Mare, Suceava, Varat and Temeşvar, departing from Bucharest in Romania. Tarom has direct flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey.
Tarom Check-In Procedures and Seat Selection
Tarom passengers can check-in online via the company's website or mobile application. The online check-in process starts 30 hours before the scheduled flight and ends 1 hour before the flight. Passengers who check-in can choose the seat they will travel for free.
Passengers who check-in online or via the app need to print their boarding pass or send it to their phones. Passengers traveling with only hand luggage can pass to the gate where the flight will take place with their boarding passes.
For passengers who want to check-in at the counter, the check-in process usually starts 4 hours before the flight, depending on the destination, and ends 1 hour before the flight.
With the Tarom passenger loyalty program, Flying Blue, Tarom passengers can earn and save miles from each flight. It's free to become a member of the Flying Blue program. Those who want to register for the program can start a membership by filling out the online registration form on Tarom's website. In order to earn miles on the flight, the membership number must be specified during online check-in or check-in at the counter. There is also a chance to earn miles and benefit from miles on flights belonging to Air France, KLM, Joon, HOP!, Transavia, Aircalin, Kenya Airways, SkyTeam or other airline partners.
Passengers who are members of the Flying Blue program determine their membership status according to the miles they have earned in the last 12 months. The entry-level Flying Blue Explorer to the affiliate program. Depending on the amount of miles earned, the level rises to Flying Blue Silver, Flying Blue Gold and Flying Blue Platinum. Program members have advantages such as priority check-in with miles, extra baggage allowance, flight class upgrade, free lounge use, discounts at program partner hotels and rent a car companies, and earning miles. Miles are valid for life if a flight is made at least once every 2 years.
Tarom Baggage Allowance and Pricing
Baggage allowance in Tarom varies between business and economy classes. On flights from or to Bucharest: Amman, Beirut, Larnaca, Nice, Rome, passengers are free of baggage up to 30 kg in one piece.
On all other flights, Business Class passengers are entitled to a maximum of 3 pieces of baggage not exceeding 23 kg each, while economy passengers are entitled to one piece of baggage not exceeding 23 kg. For passengers of all classes, hand luggage and one personal item not exceeding 10 kg are accepted on the flight.
Passengers who have exceeded the limit or want to purchase extra baggage allowance can purchase extra baggage allowance by paying a fee ranging from 50 to 300 euros.
Tarom Food, Beverage and Catering
Regardless of the ticket class, Tarom passengers can benefit from the complimentary catering service. The catering menus for domestic and short-haul flights and flights with a flight duration of more than 2 hours are changing. While snacks, cakes, sandwiches and beverages are served on short-term flights, a meal including a hot or cold main course, a starter snack, dessert, cold and hot beverages and alcoholic beverages are served on flights longer than 2 hours.