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Special equipment

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT

All you need to know about carrying your special equipment for your trip

Luxair ensures that your special equipment gets safely to your destination, including sport equipment, musical instruments or sport weapons and ammunition. Any special equipment which exceeds the standard baggage size and which is not a personal item (clothes, cosmetics, etc.) will be subject to special equipment rates. The length of the bag containing special equipment must not exceed 300 cm and the weight must not exceed 32 kg. Any baggage which exceeds these length and weight must be transported by cargo.

 

BOOK

Please book your special baggage at least 72 hours before departure online, your travel agency or by calling the Customer Service Centre, (+352) 24561.

 

 

PREPARE

Sport equipment

Luxair transports your sport equipment at the standard fee of 50€ per bag.

  • Including: a set of golf equipment may consist of a golf bag containing golf clubs, balls, tees and a pair of golf shoes.

     

    Packaging: The equipment must be packed in a solid bag or case to safeguard against damage

     

    Please note that for a LuxairTours package booking (Vakanz & Excellence), a golf equipment is included in the baggage allowance if booked at least 72 hours before departure.

  • Including: A set of diving equipment consists of a wetsuit, regulator, tan harness, weight-belt (excl. weights), tank pressure gauge, diving mask, two fins, one snorkel and one stabilizing jacket, diving cylinder, diving flashlight.

     

    Packaging: The equipment needs to be packed in a hard-shell packing case.

    Please note that the diving cylinder must be empty and the valves must be “OPEN”. The diving flashlight’s batteries and bulb must be disconnected or removed and must be switched “OFF”.

     

    Please note that for a LuxairTours package booking (Vakanz & Excellence), a diving equipment is included in the baggage allowance if booked at least 72 hours before departure.

  • Including: one kiteboard with sails, lines and a parachute or one surfboard or one bodyboard or one windsurf board or one Longboard

     

    Packaging: Any sails need to be detachable and collapsible. The equipment must be packed in a solid packing case.

     

    Packaging for surfboards: The fins must be removed, both the nose and the tail should have a protective material (bubble-wrap) attached for protection. The rails must be protected by cardboard to absorb shock. The board must be packed in surf-bag.

  • Including: One set of paragliding equipment.

     

    Packaging: Must be packed in one container for a safe transport.

  • Including: one standard bike or one child-carrying trailer for bicycles or one unicycle or one folding bike or one tandem and one helmet.

     

    Not included: Due to international regulations, engine powered bicycles and e-bikes are not accepted onboard, unless the battery is removed. The battery cannot be transported in the aircraft.

     

    Packaging:

    1) Remove the pedals

    2) Ensure that the gearing and the frame are especially well protected

    3) Fix the handlebars to the side

    4) Place your bike in a protective solid packing case (cardboard, hard plastic, or similar)

  • Including: A set of (water-) ski or snowboard equipment may consist of one of the following:

     

    - 1 pair of (water) skis, two ski poles, a pair of ski boots, a helmet, etc.

    or
    - A board, a pair of snowboard boots and a helmet, back protection, knee pads, shovel, etc.

     

    Packaging: The equipment must be packed in a safe travel case.

Fishing equipment

Including: three fishing rods, waders, basket, save all, one pair of boots.


Packaging: The fishing equipment must be carried in 1 rigid transport box, the rest of the equipment must be transported in a separate bag which is designed for transportation.

 

Musical instrument

Expensive artworks or musical instruments have to be transported in the passenger cabin on an extra seat that can be purchased by contacting Customer Service Centre, (+352) 24561 or by filling in our Contact form on the website.

 

Musical instruments can be accepted as a standard cabin baggage, if the dimensions of the instrument incl. the case do not exceed the dimensions 110 (length) x 40cm (width) x 23cm (height) and weight 8 kg.

 

The price of extra seat equals to the price of the ticket for a person without the airport taxes. The maximum permissible dimensions of the transported item are 42x41x120 cm and 45 kg.

 

Including: Musical instruments where the weight or the dimensions are less than 32 kg or 300cm are accepted in hold with prior approval from Customer Service Centre, (+352) 24561.
You must submit your request at least 48 hours before departure of your flight.


Packaging: For security, the musical instruments must be transported in hard cases when checked in hold.

 

Hunting and sport weapons

Including: Sport firearms, maximum 2 pieces of equipment, 1 bag with the weapon and one bag with the ammunition (max 5kg of ammunition allowed; ammunitions must be stored separately). The total weight of weapon and ammunition shall not exceed 32kg. Please check the following link for more information.

 

Not included: The transport of weapons of war and munitions of war is not allowed on LG aircraft

 

Packaging: Weapons must be disassembled, empty, securely packed in separate containers and checked in inside separate items of baggage. Weapons shall be packed in a hard box.

 

The ammunition must be packed separately from the weapon in a solid container made of wood, metal or fibreboard. This container will protect the ammunition against vibration, movement and unintentional automatic release.

 

Firearms and ammunition containing explosive projectiles must not be placed in checked hold luggage.

 

Special regulations: All weapons have first to be identified by their owner in front of the Security Officer.

Passengers carrying weapons and transiting through the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg must hold an "Autorisation de transit d'armes" delivered by the Luxembourg Ministry of Justice.

 

Passengers must send an application letter to:

 

Ministère de la Justice
13, rue Erasme
L-2934 Luxembourg
Tél: (+352) 247-84537
Fax: (+352) 26 68 48 61

 

This application (no form available) must bear the following indications:
- Name and date of birth of passenger(s)
- Permanent address
- Date(s) of intended transit
- Nature of weapon(s) carried including ammunition - calibre

- Number of weapon(s)

 

 

AT THE AIRPORT

Please proceed to the check-in desk for further information.

 

 

AT DESTINATION

Please contact the local airport agency for more information about where to reclaim your special equipment.