Skip to main content
Please extend screen

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 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. We don’t allow inadequately packed bicycles onto the aircraft.

We will carry one bicycle free of charge between November 01 2017 and April 30 2018 on flights arriving at Gazipaşa (GZP) and Antalya (AYT) airports; and between April 01 2018 and October 31 2018 on flights arriving at Kayseri Airport (ASR), Nevsehir Airport (NAV) as well as on the return flights.
On domestic flights, we count bicycles within your baggage allowance. In case your baggage allowance is exceeded, an additional baggage charge will apply according to the weight of your bicycle. Special charges apply for bicycles carried on international flights.

Mountain climbing Learn more >>

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.

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 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.

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!

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.

Skiing/Snowboarding Learn more >>

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.

Archery Learn more >>

We can carry your archery equipment to your destination so you can hit the target for a comfortable and quality journey.

We carry your first set of equipment, consisting of a bow and arrows, free of charge on domestic flights. Please note that on international flights we have special charges for carrying this equipment.

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.

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.

Rafting Learn more >>

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.

Surfing Learn more >>

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.

As of September 26, 2013, on flights departing from Sao Paulo and landing in Singapore (SIN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Jakarta (CGK), Bangkok (BKK), or Malé (MLE), you can carry one piece of baggage weighing a maximum of 32 kg as well as a maximum of 3 surfboards in place of your usual checked baggage allowance of a maximum 2 pieces of 32 kg total weight. To take advantage of this, please ensure your surfboards are no more than 3 m long and 32 kg. For more than 3 surfboards, our sports equipment regulations apply for fees.

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. A fee will be charged for every additional surf board when more than three are carried.
On flights between Moscow and Mauritius, we’ll carry a kite surfing kit consisting of one board and one kite as part of your baggage allowance until December 31, 2017. If you exceed your baggage allowance, special charges will apply.
On all flights to and from Bilbao (BIO) and Santiago de Compostela (SCQ), Lizbon (LIS) and Porto (OPO), any number of items of surf equipment up to a weight of 10 kg will be carried free of charge. For each item of equipment over 10 kg our special charges will apply. This will apply until December 31, 2017.
We’ll carry one surf board up to 2 meters in length or one diving kit free of charge on flights from Tel Aviv to Colombo or the Maldives and on the return journey up until December 31, 2018. special charges will apply for any additional surf boards or diving kits.

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 you want, free of charge. On international flights, all additional equipment carried after the first pair are subject to our special charges.

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 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 carry the first set of scuba diving equipment free of charge. In addition, one scuba diving equipment/set per person is allowed without additional fees for departures from and arrivals to Male, Akabe, Hurghada, and Sharm el-Sheikh until December 31, 2016, and for Seychelles until December 31, 2017. Special charges apply for more than one set scuba diving equipment.

Hang gliding Learn more >>

Enjoy a taste of freedom in the skies with help from our special sports equipment transportation services.

We can carry your suitably packed hang gliding equipment wherever you go. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

Other equipment

We also carry ice hockey equipment, kite surfing equipment, and hunting rifles. For campers and hunters, we carry tents, inflatable boats and hunting rifles and shotguns.

Special charges


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 
Europe

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

€30 
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, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philipines, Taiwan, 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.

Sports equipment which exceeds 32 kg must be split across two pieces of baggage, and each piece will be charged for separately.
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.