Sports Equipment

Sports Equipment

Passengers must inform SmartLynx Airlines about special items of baggage when they book their travel, so that we can confirm that they can be taken along. Items of sports equipment are considered to be special baggage and they are subject to certain rules and restrictions. If you are taking along with you on your journey any of the items mentioned below, please say so when you book your trip, so that we can confirm that they can be taken on board.

Bicycle

A bicycle must be packed for transport so that the handlebars are turned parallel to the wheel, the pedals are ideally removed and the air pressure in the tires is reduced to a minimum. All sharp points on the bicycle must be covered with thick plastic or cardboard. Tandems or bicycles equipped with an engine cannot be accepted for transport.

Golf Equipment

One set of golf equipment can include one pair of golf shoes in addition to the clubs and the golf bag. On normal charter flights, golf equipment is carried free of charge.

Skiing Equipment

A set of skiing equipment is considered to be one pair of skis and one pair of poles or one snowboard, plus one pair of skiing or snowboarding boots. Skiing equipment can be taken along with prior notification at the time of travel reservation. Skiing equipment must be packed in a ski-bag to avoid any damage to baggage.

 Surfing Equipment

If you have surfing equipment, you must arrive at check-in considerably earlier than the normal check-in time, due to the special transport arrangements required for such equipment. Surfing equipment can be taken along with prior notification at the time of travel reservation.

Diving Equipment

The air tanks must be emptied prior to transportation. Diving equipment must be packed respective to avoid any damage.

SmartLynx Airlines recommends passengers to insure all baggage.

Sporting guns (see Dangerous Materials)