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Diving

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 your destination is.

Carrying diving equipment on flights

Diving equipment consists of diving suit, buoyancy vest (BC), mask, fins, underwater flashlight, knife, snorkel, harpoon, diving socks, diving cylinder and regulator. 

  • Diving cylinders shall be empty. The meter shall read zero. 
  • The air in buoyancy vest shall be emptied. 
  • Equipment such as underwater flashlight (diving lamp) and soldering iron can be carried as hand baggage or checked baggage. In order to prevent an unexpected situation during flight, the heat generating section or power source of the equipment shall be separated, and packaged to restrict activation. The removed batteries shall be protected against short circuit. 
  • The harpoon shall not be set and its tips shall be packed separately. 
  • It as accepted with their special cases or as appropriately packaged. 
  • Diving equipment transportation service is charged for domestic flights and we carry your 1 diving equipment for 109 TRY.
  • Special baggage fee is applied in international flights. 
  • It is mandatory to make reservation entry. 
  • As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the cargo of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. Equipment not in the appropriate sizes are carried on cargo flights.

On all flights arriving to Manila and Cebu and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until December 31, 2023 (inclusive). Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment.

A fee of EUR 30 for sports equipment will be charged for flights such as from/to Maldives (MLE) – Colombo (CMB) with a stopover and with the fifth freedom traffic rights.

Diving equipment may consist of: Diving suit, flippers, 1 mask, 1 empty scuba tank (oxygen tank), scuba regulator, harness, tank pressure gauge, BCD jacket, dive light, 1 snorkel, knife, harpoon and 1 life jacket.

On all flights departing from Brussels and arriving to Hurghada, Tel Aviv, Aqaba, Zanzibar, Durdan, Mauritius, Maldives, Kuala Lumpur, Seychelles, Havana, Phuket, Cebu, Hanoi, Madagascar, Denpasar and Colombo and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until June 30, 2022 (inclusive). Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment.

A fee of EUR 30 for sports equipment will be charged for flights such as from/to Male (MLE) – Colombo (CMB) with a stopover.

Diving equipment may consist of: Diving suit, flippers, 1 mask, 1 empty scuba tank (oxygen tank), scuba regulator, harness, tank pressure gauge, BCD jacket, dive light, 1 snorkel, knife, harpoon and 1 life jacket

On all flights arriving to Hurghada (HRG) and Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until 31 December 2022. For more than 1 set Special fees will be applied or if there is involuntary stopover in türkiye which exceeds 24 hours .

On all flights departing from UK and Ireland and arriving to Antananarivo (TNR), Aqaba (AQJ), Bangkok (BKK), Cape Town (CPT), Cebu (MCIA), Colombo (CMB), Dar es Salaam (DAR), Denpasar-Bali (DPS), Durban (DUR), Hanoi (HAN), Havana (HAV), Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), Hurgada (HRG), Jakarta (JKT), Johannesburg (JNB), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Male (MLE), Manila (MNL), Maputo (MPM), Mauritus (MRU), Muscat (MCT), Phuket (HKT), Sharm El Seikh (SSH), Seychelles (SEZ), Tel Aviv (TLV), Zanzibar (ZNZ) and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until December 31, 2023 if the ticket is issued until December 31, 2022. Special fees will be applicable for than one set of diving equipment per person or if there is a voluntary stopover in Türkiye which exceeds 24 hours.

On all flights departing from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Colombo (CMB) or Male (MLE), and on return flights from these destinations; 1 set of your diving or surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2022. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment and surfboards. 

A fee of EUR 30 for sports equipment will be charged for flights such as from/to Male (MLE) – Colombo (CMB) with a stopover and with the fifth freedom traffic rights. 

Diving equipment consists of: Diving suit, flippers, 1 mask, 1 empty scuba tank (oxygen tank), scuba regulator, harness, tank pressure gauge, BCD jacket, dive light, 1 snorkel, knife, harpoon and 1 life jacket.

On all flights departing from Oslo and arriving to Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Maldives, Cape Town, Mauritius, Manila, Johannesburg, Durban, Dar es Salaam, Maputo, Muscat, Jakarta, Bangkok, Phuket, Seychelles, Zanzibar, Tel Aviv, Kuala Lumpur, Havana, Denpasar, Colombo, Antananarivo, Aqaba, Cebu, Mexico City and Cancun and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until December 31, 2022 (inclusive). Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment.

A fee of EUR 30 for sports equipment will be charged for flights such as from/to Male (MLE) – Colombo (CMB) with a stopover. Diving equipment may consist of: Diving suit, flippers, 1 mask, 1 empty scuba tank (oxygen tank), scuba regulator, harness, tank pressure gauge, BCD jacket, dive light, 1 snorkel, knife, harpoon and 1 life jacket

On all flights departing from Italy and arriving to Aqaba, Bangkok, Havana, Miami, Maldives, Manila, Cebu, Antananarivo, Durban, Cape Town, Djibouti, and Zanzibar and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until December 31, 2022 (inclusive). Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment.

A fee of EUR 30 for sports equipment will be charged for flights such as from/to Maldives (MLE) – Colombo (CMB) with a stopover and with the fifth freedom traffic rights.

Diving equipment may consist of: Diving suit, flippers, 1 mask, 1 empty scuba tank (oxygen tank), scuba regulator, harness, tank pressure gauge, BCD jacket, dive light, 1 snorkel, knife, harpoon and 1 life jacket