Special Baggage

Types of special baggage

Musical instruments

We are happy to accommodate your musical instruments on our flights. Please always transport musical instruments in a hard-backed case to avoid damage. Any fragile or small instruments should be carried as part of your carry-on baggage allowance.

You are able to take musical instruments (except Double Basses and Cellos) on board as part of your free carry-on baggage allowance (but not in addition to it). Please click here for a guide to the free carry-on baggage allowance.

You are also able to check musical instruments into the luggage hold as part of your free checked baggage allowance (but not in addition to it). Please click here for a guide to the free checked baggage allowance. Please note:

  • If your instrument weights more than 23kg, or is larger than 158cm circumference (width + height + depth), excess baggage and/or Oversized and/or is in addition to your checked baggage and up to 20Kg Extra Charges and fees apply.
  • No one item can exceed 32kg, including case or packaging. In such cases, cargo rates will apply.

In all cases but especially when you are travelling with large Instruments you are kindly requested to inform our Reservations Department at least 48 hours before departure in order to avoid any inconvenience.

Sports Equipment

We are happy to transport your sports equipment as part of your free checked baggage allowance (but not in addition to it) as long as they conform to the specified limitations. You will only be charged extra fees if you want to transport more items of baggage than those included in your Free Checked Baggage , if your baggage is heavier than the standard allowance and/or if the dimensions exceed 158cm circumference (width + height + depth).

In such cases you are kindly requested to inform our Reservations Department at least 48 hours before departure in order to avoid any inconvenience.

Sports Equipment Charges:

Sports equipmentMaximum Allowable ContentEuropean flightsIntercontinental flights
Archery equipmentContent
1 bow and arrow set packed in a stable protective container
 EUR 50EUR 100
Badminton equipmentContent
1 set of rackets and balls packed in 1 bag
 EUR 50 EUR 100
Bicycle
(must be registered in advance)
 Content
1 normal bicycle, (no engine-powered bikes / no e-bike) or
1 child-carrying trailer for bicycles or
1 unicycle
 EUR 50EUR 100
Boogieboard / Bodyboard / WakeboardContent
1 board
EUR 50EUR 100
Bowling equipmentContent
1 bowling bag,
1 bowling ball,
1 pair of shoes
EUR 50EUR 100
Canoe/Kayak
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 canoe or 1 kayak (no engine),
1 set of paddles
EUR 100EUR 200
Diving equipment
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 diving mask,
1 snorkel,
1 pair of flippers,
1 wetsuit,
1 buoyancy compensator,
1 regulator,
1 empty diving cylinder,
1 lamp (Battery packed separately in hand luggage and secured against short circuit)
 EUR 50EUR 100
Fishing equipmentContent
1 fishing rod,
1 bag,
1 equipment box or 1 basket
 EUR 50EUR 100
Golf equipmentContent
1 golf bag, which contains:
1 set of golf clubs,
golf balls and tees,
1 pair of golf shoes
EUR 50EUR 100
Hang gliding equipment
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 set of hang gliding equipment packed in 1 container
 EUR 100EUR 200
Ice hockey equipmentContent
1 hockey bag,
hockey sticks,
1 pair of skates,
protectors,
1 helmet
 EUR 50EUR 100
Inline skatesContent
1 pair of inline skates,
1 set of joint protection pads (knee,elbow,etc.),
1 helmet
EUR 50 EUR 100
JavelinsContent
1 set of javelins packed in a container
EUR 50 EUR 50
 Kite surfboard
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 kite,
1 board
EUR 50EUR 100
 Long board
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 board (more than2m)
EUR 100EUR 200
 Alpinist/Mountaineering, hillwalking and Nordic walking equipment Content
1 rucksack (backpack),
1 ice pick,
1 pair of crampons,
1 pair of sticks
EUR 50EUR 100
 Parachute equipment
(must be registered in advance)
Content
Parachute equipment packed in a container
EUR 50EUR 100
 Pole vault equipment
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 set of vaulting poles packed in a container
EUR 100EUR 200
Riding equipment
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 saddle,
1 harness,
1 whip,
1 pair of riding boots,
1 riding cushion,
1 set of polo sticks
EUR 100EUR 200
Rubber dinghy
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 rubber dinghy (no engine),
1 set of paddles
EUR 100EUR 200
 SkateboardContent
1 board,
1 set of joint protection pads
(knee, elbow, etc.),
1 helmet
EUR 50EUR 100
 Ski equipmentContent
Pair of skis,
1 pair of ski poles,
1 pair of ski boots,
1 helmet
EUR 50EUR 100
 Snowboard equipmentContent
1 snowboard,
1 pair of snowboarding boots,
1 helmet
EUR 50EUR 100
 Squash equipmentContent
1 set of rackets and balls packed in 1 bag
EUR 50EUR 100
Surfboard
(must be registered in advance)
Content
1 surf board (up to 2m long)
 EUR 50 EUR 100
 Tandem
(must be registered in advance)
 Content
1 tandem with a max. of 2 seats
(no engine-powered bikes / no e-bikes)
 EUR 100 EUR 200
 Tennis equipment Content
1 set of rackets and balls packed in 1 bag
  EUR 50 EUR 100
 Water skiing equipment Content
1 pair of water ski or
1 pair of slalom water ski
   EUR 50  EUR 100
 WaveboardContent
1 board,
1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.),
1 helmet
 EUR 50 EUR 100
 Windsurfing equipment
(must be registered in advance)
 Content
1 board,
1 sail,
1 outrigger,
1 mast,
1 bag of accessories
 EUR 100 EUR 200

 

Special Notice:

In case you will not register your Sports Equipment in advance, they may not be accepted to be carried.

Firearms, Weapons and Ammunition

Please note that the carriage of weapons, sporting and hunting firearms, and/or ammunition are strictly NOT accepted on all Air Mediterranean flights.

More in the section

Hand Baggage

Your carry-on baggage allowance is the total number of bags, their size and weight that you are able to carry on board the aircraft.

Baggage Restrictions

List of Prohibited or Restricted Items.