You can carry your favourite sports equipment with you when you travel with us.

We’ve put together some information in the table below to help you understand the types of equipment, charges, and the maximum dimensions permitted for carrying sporting equipment on flydubai flights. All sports equipment will be accepted as part of your checked baggage allowance, subject to flydubai’s checked baggage policy.

Please note:

  • A handling fee based on the dimensions of your equipment and your itinerary applies.
  • Acceptance of any equipment will be subject to available space on the flight, we advise you to notify us at least 24 hours before departure. 
  • If the equipment is outside the dimensions mentioned below, it might be accepted for carriage for an additional charge. For assistance, please contact our Customer Centre on (+971) 600 54 44 45.

The charges mentioned below are only applicable on flydubai operated flights and may be subject to an additional service fee if paid at the airport.

Type of sporting equipmentDimensionsCharges per item
Snowboarding / skiing equipment

190 cm long

AED 270 per flight
Wind surf board235 cm x 90 cm x 45 cmAED 270 per flight
Kite surf equipment190 cm longAED 270 per flight
Surfing equipment235 cm x 90 cm x 45 cmAED 270 per flight
Bicycle190 cm x 40 cm x 80 cmAED 270 per flight
Scuba / diving equipment75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cmAED 150 per flight
Golf equipment170 cm longAED 150 per flight
Fishing equipment190 cm longAED 270 per flight
Canoe / kayak250 cm longAED 270 per flight
Sporting weapons75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cmAED 270 per flight*

* An additional charge of AED 300 per passenger will apply to obtain approval from Dubai Police.

Snowboarding / skiing equipment
Max dimension190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Wind surf board
Max dimension250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cm
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Kite surf equipment
Max dimension190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Surfing equipment
Max dimension250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cm
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Bicycle
Max dimension190 cm x 40 cm x 80 cm
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Scuba / diving equipment
Max dimension75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cm
Charges per itemAED 150 per flight
Golf equipment
Max dimension170 cm long
Charges per itemAED 150 per flight
Fishing equipment
Max dimension190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Canoe / kayak
Max dimension250 cm long
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight
Sporting weapons
Max dimension75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cm
Charges per itemAED 270 per flight*
* An additional charge of AED 300 per passenger will apply to obtain approval from Dubai Police.

Excess baggage

If your overall baggage weight, including the sporting equipment, exceeds the permitted allowance, excess baggage rates will apply.

Carrying equipment in hand baggage

You may be able to carry some sporting goods and equipment in your hand baggage if onboard space permits. These include:

  • Tennis rackets
  • Badminton rackets
  • Squash rackets

Please ensure you do not pack items such as batteries, chemicals, flammable liquids or solids, or any other type of dangerous goods in your hand baggage. For more information, see baggage and lithium battery guide.

Restricted equipment

Pole vaults, javelins and hang gliders are restricted, and can only be accepted on exceptional basis and need to be pre-authorised by flydubai.

Packaging guidelines

All sporting equipment must be packed appropriately to avoid damage and must meet the dimension and weight restrictions of their allowance. We will ensure your equipment is safe and handled with care, but flydubai will follow a limited release and liability process for all sports equipment.

You must also ensure that only the sporting equipment and no other items such as batteries, chemicals, or dangerous goods are packed in the sports equipment bag.

For information on packaging requirements, please read our size and packaging guide.

Make a booking

To make a booking for your equipment, please get in touch with our Customer Centre on (+971) 600 54 44 45.

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