Take your sports equipment with you wherever you go while still enjoying a comfortable and trouble-free journey. Turkish Airlines passengers who want to take their sports equipment with them can take advantage of the special services we offer. We can help you get your equipment to wherever you are going for a reasonable price, and even provide free carriage for the first set of equipment for many sports, including skiing and golf.
At Turkish Airlines, we fly you to hundreds of destinations all over the world. Once your flight with us is over, you can continue your journey on the bicycle we have carried for you.
Make sure to pack your bicycle securely in a cardboard box or appropriate carrying case to protect it from damage. To make transportation easier, you should fold the handlebars into the frame and dismantle any other protruding parts. Also, don’t forget to adjust the saddle to its lowest height. We don’t allow inadequately packed bicycles onto the aircraft.
We can ensure your mountain climbing equipment has a problem-free journey and help you in your quest to conquer new summits.
We can carry mountain climbing equipment that is securely packed in one rucksack. We would like to remind you that your bag should not contain any items classified as dangerous materials.
As the sponsor of the Turkish Airlines Open golf tournament, we support our passengers' golfing passion by carrying their first set of golf clubs free of charge.
We carry your first set of equipment, consisting of a pair of golf shoes, and a golf bag on all our flights free of charge. Please note that on international flights we have special charges for carrying all equipment additional to the first set.
Choose one of the hundreds of Turkish Airlines destinations and take your canoe with you when you go. To enjoy a fantastic holiday, all you have to do now is paddle!
On domestic flights, we can carry your canoeing equipment free of charge. If your equipment is over the baggage limit, we charge an excess baggage fee according to weight. However, some types of aircraft in our fleet are not suitable for carrying cargo with these dimensions. For this reason, do not forget to inform the relevant person during the reservation procedure. If your canoeing equipment cannot be taken onto the aircraft, we will transport it to your destination using the Turkish Airlines cargo service and charge the applicable fee. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying canoeing equipment.
Turkish Airlines supports you on your adrenaline-fuelled holidays by helping you and your equipment reach your skiing destination.
Your first set of skiing equipment, consisting of one pair of skis or a snowboard, one pair of ski poles, and one pair of ski boots are carried free of charge. Please note that on international flights we have special charges for carrying all equipment additional to the first set.
Let us carry your archery equipment to each and every destination you wish so that your aim for a comfortable and high-class travel is right on target! Your archery equipment including special case, bows and arrows is transported as checked baggage on domestic flights, and excess baggage fees are applied if you exceed your baggage allowance. In international flights, we transport this equipment for special fees.
Please note that your archery equipment should be packaged in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings in the case.
Don’t stop admiring the view from our aircraft windows! With your parachute equipment we transport for you, you can enjoy the freedom of the skies wherever you are going.
We can carry your suitably packed parachuting, paragliding, and hang gliding equipment anywhere you want. On international flights there are special charges for carrying this equipment.
Your raft is transported free of charge on domestic flights so you can enjoy the thrill of riding the rapids.
On domestic flights, we transport your suitably packed raft free of charge. If your equipment is over the baggage limit, there is an excess baggage fee according to weight. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.
We can help you ride the waves by carrying your surfing equipment free of charge on domestic flights.
We can carry your surfing equipment free of charge on domestic flights, but some types of aircraft in our fleet are not suitable for carrying cargo with these dimensions. For this reason, don’t forget to inform the relevant person during the reservation process. If your surfing equipment cannot be taken onto the aircraft, we will transport it to your destination using the Turkish Airlines cargo service and charge the applicable fee. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.
Did you know that we carry your water skiing equipment free of charge?
We transport either one pair of standard water skis or one slalom water ski (wakeboard) per passenger wherever you want, free of charge. On international flights, all additional equipment carried after the first pair are subject to our special charges.
Turkish Airlines might not be able to take you underwater, but we can help you open the gates to the magical world beneath the waves by carrying your scuba diving equipment for you wherever you want.
We can transport diving gear, consisting of a diving suit, vest, mask, fins, flashlight, net, knife, empty diving cylinder, harness, cylinder pressure gauge, buoyancy compensator, underwater light, snorkel, regulator, and life jacket. Please note that on international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.
We also carry ice hockey equipment, kite surfing (kiteboard) equipment, and hunting rifles. For campers and hunters, we carry tents, inflatable boats and hunting rifles and shotguns. In international flights, we transport this equipment at special fees.
|Special charge table for flights to/from Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus|
|Zone ||Country ||Charge |
|North America||USA, Canada||€60 |
|South America||Brazil, Argentina||€60|
Albania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, United Kingdom, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia
|Africa||Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda ||€50|
|North Africa||Algeria, Eritrea, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia||€30|
|South Africa||Republic of South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Madagascar ||€60|
|CIS||Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan||€60|
|Middle East||Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Sudan ||€30|
|Asia||Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka||€50|
|Far East||Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philipines, Taiwan - China, Mongolia, Nepal||€60|
|Flights involving more than one airline (interline)||Any Interline Carriage ||€60|
For journeys to/from international airports (except for Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) that transit in Turkey, we calculate the total charge by adding together the one-way charge between each point and Turkey.
For example, if you are travelling from Skopje to New York, you will pay €30 for your Skopje–Istanbul flight plus €60 for your Istanbul–New York flight, making a total of €90.