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SPORTS EQUIPMENT

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 during their flights 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.

Bicycle Learn more >>

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. Please be reminded that we deflate the tires if necessary. We cannot allow inadequately packed bicycles onto the aircraft.

Your bicycle 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 your equipment at special fees.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

To be valid for all flights departing from Prag (PRG); to Batumi (BUS), Tbilisi (TBS), Bishkek (FRU), Casablanca (CMN), Tel Aviv (TLV), Dushanbe (DYU), Delhi (DEL), Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB), Kathmandu (KTM), Havana (HAV), Beijing (BJS) and for all return flights from these destinations, we carry 1 set of your bicycle equipment free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of bicycle equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
We carry 1 set of your bicycle equipment free of charge between 01 November 2017 and 30 April 2018 on flights arriving to Gazipaşa (GZP) and Antalya (AYT) airports; and between 01 April 2018 and 31 October 2018 on flights arriving at Kayseri Airport (ASR), Nevşehir Airport (NAV) as well as on the return flights.

Mountain climbing Learn more >>

We ensure that your mountaineering equipment has been carried without any problems and help you in your quest to conquer new summits.

Your equipment not exceeding 32 kg, consisting of one special protective bag, a pair of poles, ice axe and a pair of mountaineering boots 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 at special fees.

Please note that your mountaineering equipment should be packaged in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings and dangerous materials in the case.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Golf Learn more >>

As the sponsor of the Turkish Airlines Open golf tournament, we support our passengers' golfing passion by carrying their first set of golf free of charge.

We carry your first set of equipment not exceeding 23 kg, consisting of one golf club, golf ball, a pair of golf shoes, golf tee and a golf bag on all our flights free of charge.

In domestic flights, if the equipment additional to the first set exceeds your baggage allowance, we transport this equipment at excess baggage fee. In international flights, we transport the equipment additional to the first set at special fees.

Please note that your golf set 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.

Canoeing Learn more >>

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!

Your equipment consisting of one canoe not exceeding 3.5 meters and one paddle set 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 at special fees.

Please note that your canoeing 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. As the admission process takes time, please check-in on time. We can not accept motors and electrical components of canoes to our flights.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Skiing/Snowboarding Learn more >>

Turkish Airlines supports you on your adventurous holidays by helping you and your equipment reach your skiing destination.

Your first set of skiing equipment not exceeding 23 kg, consisting of one pair of skis, one pair of ski poles, one pair of ski boots and one helmet or one snowboard are carried free of charge.

In domestic flights, if the equipment additional to the first set exceeds your baggage allowance, we transport this equipment at excess baggage fee. In international flights, we transport the equipment additional to the first set at special fees.

Please note that your ski 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.

Archery Learn more >>

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 consisting of a 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 at 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Parachuting/Paragliding Learn more >>

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.

Your suitably packed parachute, paraglider, and hang glider equipment 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 at special fees.

Please note that your parachuting equipment should be packaged in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings and dangerous materials in the case.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Rafting Learn more >>

Your raft is transported free of charge on domestic flights with Turkish Airlines so you can enjoy the thrill of riding the rapids.

One deflated inflatable boat, one paddle set and one inflating apparatus are 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 at special fees.

Please note that your rafting 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. We can not accept motors and electrical components of pneumatic inflating devices to our flights.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Surfing Learn more >>

You can carry your surf board in our flights to experience breathtaking moments on waves.

Your surfboard having a maximum length of 292 cm and maximum width of 60 cm 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 your surfboard at special fees.

Please note that your surf board should be packaged with its nose and tail covered with bubble wrap or foam plus the sides supported to soften blows in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings in the case.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

For all flights arriving to Hurghada (HRG) and Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) and for all return trips from these destinations, 1 set of your kite surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special prices will be applicable for more than one set of kite surfing equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights departing from Lisbon (LIS) and Porto (OPO) to Manila (MNL), Bangkok (BKK), Colombo (CMB), Maldives (MLE), and on all return flights from these destinations, 1 set of your surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of surfing equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights departing from Bilbao (BIO) to Manila (MNL), Bangkok (BKK), Colombo (CMB), Maldives (MLE), and on all return flights from these destinations, 1 set of your surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of surfing equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On flights departing from Sao Paulo (SAO) to Singapore (SIN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Jakarta (CGK), Bangkok (BKK) and Male (MLE), instead of two pieces of baggage weighing 32 kg, you can carry a single piece of baggage weighing 32 kg and up to three surf boards. To use you baggage allowance as such, your surf boards must not exceed 3 m in length and must not weigh more than 32 kg in total. Special fees will be applicable for every additional surf board if more than three boards are carried.
On flights from Tel Aviv to Colombo or the Maldives and on return trips of these flights, we will carry one surf board up to 2 meters in length or one diving kit free of charge until 31 December 31 2018. Special fees will be applicable for any additional surf boards or diving kits.

Windsurfing Learn more >>

Are you ready to set sail on deep blue seas? You can fly wherever you wish with your windsurfing equipment.

One surfboard, one wooden spar, one mast and one sail is accepted as windsurfing equipment. Your windsurfing equipment 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 at special fees.

In order to carry your windsurfing equipment, the board’s length should not exceed 292 cm while its width should not exceed 60 cm, and its sails should be detachable and foldable.

Please note that your surf board should be packaged with its nose and tail covered with bubble wrap or foam plus the sides supported to soften blows in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings in the case.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Water skiing Learn more >>

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 your destination is and free of charge.

In domestic flights, if the equipment additional to the first set exceeds your baggage allowance, we transport this equipment at excess baggage fee. In international flights, we transport the equipment additional to the first set at special fees.

Please note that your ski 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Scuba diving Learn more >>

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.

Your diving equipment consisting of one diving suit, buoyancy vest, mask, fins, underwater flashlight, knife, diving cylinder, snorkel, harpoon and regulator 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 at special fees.

In order to carry your diving equipment, the diving cylinders should be empty and the indicators should read zero. The air in buoyancy vest should be emptied as well. Tools like underwater flashlight and soldering iron can be carried as cabin baggage, but the heat generating components or energy sources of these tools should removed and packed separately in order to prevent unexpected situations during flight. The removed batteries should be protected against short circuit. The harpoon should not be set and its tips should be packed separately.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

On all flights departing from England; to Cape Town (CPT), Mauritius (MRU), Manila (MNL), Johannesburg (JNB), Durban (DUR), Dar es Salaam (DAR), Maputo (MPM), Muscat (MCT), Jakarta (JKT), Bangkok (BKK), Phuket (HKT), Seychelles (SEZ), Zanzibar (ZNZ), Tel Aviv (TLV), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), and on all return flights from these destinations, 1 set of your surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights arriving to Hurghada (HRG), Maldives (MLE), Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) and Aqaba (AQJ) and on all return flights from these destinations, we carry the first set of your diving equipment free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for more than one diving equipment.
On all flights departing from Austria to Johannesburg (JNB), Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), Maputo (MPM), Zanzibar (ZNZ), Dar Es Salaam (DAR), Mauritius (MRU) and Jakarta (JKT), and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights departing from Italy and arriving to Jakarta (JKT), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Phuket (HKT), Mauritius (MRU), Antananarivo (TNR), Maputo (MPM), Dar es Salaam (DAR), Mombasa (MBA) and Havana (HAV), and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights departing from Germany and arriving to Cape Town (CPT), Mauritius (MRU), Manila (MNL), Jakarta (JKT), Bangkok (BKK), Phuket (HKT) and Seychelles (SEZ), and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On all flights departing from France and arriving to Seychelles (SEZ), and on all return flights from these destinations, one set of your diving equipment will be carried free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special fees will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.

Hockey / Lacrosse Learn more >>

Do not hesitate to show your performance on grass or ice. You can bring your hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse equipment with you to all destinations.

Your equipment not exceeding 32 kg, consisting of a helmet, hockey or lacrosse ball and protective materials such as shoulder, arm and knee pads, 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 at special fees.

Please note that your hockey or lacrosse 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Bowling Learn more >>

Be close to victory wherever you are in the World. Carry your bowling equipment with you to knock over the pins.

Your bowling equipment consisting of one bowling ball, one bowling bag and a pair of bowling shoes 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 at special fees.

Please note that your bowling 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Tenting Learn more >>

We know that you should not be departed from your tent to add new memories full of adventure.

Your suitably packed tenting equipment consisting of tent, metal poles and apparatus 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 at special fees.

Please note that your tenting 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Fishing Learn more >>

If you are seek to rendezvous with different lakes and rivers or newest discoveries, you can carry your fishing equipment.

Your fishing equipment consisting of one fishing rod, pirn, butterfly net, a pair of fishing waders and fishing set 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 at special fees.

Please note that your fishing 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Hunting Learn more >>

Your hunting gear including hunting knives, all kinds of shotguns, pump rifles and pocket knives are transported in aircraft hold. We cannot accept your hunting equipment as cabin baggage in any ways.

Rifles and sharp objects for sports or hunting must be declared to the authorities at the airport. Please note that your hunting 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.

As some aircraft types in our fleet are not suitable for carrying the equipment of these sizes, do not forget to inform the related personnel during reservation. If the equipment can be carried on the aircraft, you must make a reservation entry. Your equipment not having the appropriate sizes can be carried on cargo flights.

Sports equipment are only accepted as checked baggage and carried in aircraft hold. Special fees are not applied for equipment not included to the sports equipment list, and this equipment is considered as checked baggage.
Sports equipment which exceeds 32 kg must be split across two pieces of baggage, and each piece will be charged for separately.
You should inform the related personnel about the size of your sports equipment during reservation. Please note that this equipment should be carried in its special case packaged in a way to prevent damage and should not be loaded to the baggage belt during check-in.
On journeys with a stopover, such as Maldives-Colombo or Kilimanjaro-Mombasa, a fee of 30 euro will be charged for all sports equipment included in the table.

Special charges


Special charge table for flights to/from Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
North America USA, Canada Turkey / TRNC €60  
South America Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, Venezuela Turkey / TRNC €60 
Europe

Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Ukraine, Romania, Moldova, Albania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro, Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Poland, Italy, Belarus, Russia*, Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, France , Latvia, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, Norway, England, Ireland, Scotland, Portugal, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Latvia

Turkey / TRNC €30 
Africa Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cameroon, Gabon Republic, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Djibouti, Somalia, Seychelles, Rwanda, Chad, Benin, Mali, Guinea Democratic Republic of Angola, Sierra Leone
Turkey / TRNC €50 
North Africa Algeria, Eritrea, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia Turkey / TRNC €30 
South Africa South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Madagascar
Turkey / TRNC €60 
Commonwealth of Independent States Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Turkey / TRNC €60 
Middle East Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Turkey / TRNC €30 
Asia Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Turkey / TRNC €50 
Far East Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Mongolia, Nepal Turkey / TRNC €60
Interline Any Interline Carriage
Turkey / TRNC €60 
*Sports equipment charges for Yekaterinburg (SVX) is 60 Euros.

For travels from/to international airports (except for Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) including a transit flight to 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.