Special items and sports equipment

Special items

Rules, exceptions and packing instructions apply to special items. The maximum weight for most items is 100 lbs / 45 kgs (some exceptions apply). For travel on / before April 16, 2024, the maximum size for most items is 126 in / 320 cm (length + width + height).For travel on / after April 17, 2024, the maximum size is 115 in / 292 cm (length + width + height). For travel to / from Mexico boxes cannot exceed 80 in / 203 cm in total dimensions (length + width + height).

For travel from Madrid, Spain (MAD) the maximum length of any side of a checked item cannot exceed 43 in / 110 cm. For travel on / before April 16, 2024, items with maximum total outside dimensions up to 126 in / 320 cm (length + width + height) are accepted. For travel on / after April 17, 2024, items with maximum total outside dimensions up to 115 in / 292 cm (length + width + height) are accepted.

If your equipment exceeds allowances, contact a freight forwarder. All bag fees are non-refundable and apply per person, each way. Overweight and / or oversize charges may apply.

Audio or visual equipment This content can be expanded
Human remains This content can be expanded
Infant seats or child restraint devices This content can be expanded
Firearms and ammunition This content can be expanded
Military bags This content can be expanded
Mobility devices This content can be expanded
Musical instruments This content can be expanded
Speakers This content can be expanded

Sports equipment

When traveling with any sports equipment, the maximum linear size (length + width + height) is 126 in / 320 cm for travel on / before April 16, 2024, and the maximum weight is 70 lbs / 32 kgs, subject to the airplane size and available cargo space. For travel on / after April 17, 2024, the maximum linear size (length + width +height) is 115 in / 292 cm.

For travel from Madrid, Spain (MAD) the maximum length of any side of a checked item cannot exceed 43 in / 110 cm. For travel on / before April 16, 2024, items with maximum total outside dimensions up to 126 in / 320 cm (length + width + height) are accepted. For travel on / after April 17, 2024, items with maximum total outside dimensions up to 115 in / 292 cm (length + width + height) are accepted.

Any sports item not specifically mentioned and not prohibited will be charged standard checked bag fees up to 50 lbs / 23 kgs and oversize fees don't apply.

If the equipment bag contains anything other than approved items, then it will be charged as a standard checked bag, and additional oversize and overweight charges may apply.

You may be asked to open your bag at the airport.

Reservations and ticket changes

Antlers This content can be expanded
Archery This content can be expanded
Baseball bats This content can be expanded
Bicycle This content can be expanded
Bowling This content can be expanded
Camping equipment This content can be expanded
Curling equipment This content can be expanded
Fencing equipment This content can be expanded
Fishing This content can be expanded
Golf clubs This content can be expanded
Hang gliders This content can be expanded
Hockey, cricket and lacrosse equipment This content can be expanded
Javelin and pole vault This content can be expanded
Oars and paddles This content can be expanded
Parachute This content can be expanded
Scuba gear (with tanks) This content can be expanded
Scuba gear (without tanks) This content can be expanded
Shooting equipment This content can be expanded
Skateboards This content can be expanded
Skis (snow / water) and snowboards This content can be expanded
Watersports boards This content can be expanded
Tennis, badminton, squash, or racquetball This content can be expanded
Windsurf This content can be expanded

Liability

We will only be liable for any damage to sports equipment if:

  • They are in hard-sided case
  • The outside of the case is visibly damaged

Items not properly packed in a hard-sided case will be treated as fragile items.

We are not liable if and to the extent that the damage resulted from the inherent defect or quality of the bag.

Liability limitations

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