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Special Baggage

These are items with particular characteristics which you can carry inside the aircraft.

Ski equipment

For snow and water. They can be carried in the hold free if they are part of your free checked baggage allowance.

Golf equipment

14 sticks, 12 balls and 2 shoes, which can be carried for free in the hold if they do not exceed the total permitted number of your free checked baggage items.


Please fold down the handlebars, remove the pedals, take the air out of the wheels and pack it in one of the special boxes we will provide you with.

Surf, windsurf, kite board and body board equipment

Composed of a board and/or chute with some exceptions regarding standard measurements.

Fishing equipment

You can carry a bag for rods and equipment at no additional charge so long as it falls within your free baggage allowance.

Powered wheelchairs

Complying with certain requirements, they will be accepted in the hold, forming part of your free baggage allowance.

Scuba diving equipment

You can check in one mask, two flippers, a pressure meter, a safety jacket, a snorkel, a weight belt and an empty cylinder.

Musical instruments

Musical instruments that do not exceed the standard measurements 30x120x38 cm. may be carried with you in the cabin.

Fire arms

They will always go in the hold as they are dangerous goods, regardless of whether they are for hunting or sport.