Sporting equipment

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. Any other sports equipment that are not mentioned in the table will be accepted as part of your checked baggage allowance, subject to flydubai’s checked baggage policy.

Please note:

  • The maximum weight permitted is 20 kg per item.
  • 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.

Type of sporting equipmentDimensions
(max weight 20 kg per item)
Charges per item
Snowboarding / skiing equipment

190 cm long

AED 150 per sector
Wind surf board250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cmAED 200 per sector
Kite surf equipment190 cm longAED 200 per sector
Surfing equipment250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cmAED 200 per sector
Bicycle190 cm x 40 cm x 80 cmAED 150 per sector
Scuba / diving equipment75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cmAED 150 per sector
Golf equipment170 cm longAED 150 per sector
Fishing equipment190 cm longAED 150 per sector
Canoe / kayak250 cm longAED 200 per sector
Sporting weapons75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cmAED 200 per sector*

* An additional charge of AED 200 will apply to obtain approval from Dubai Police.

Snowboarding / skiing equipment
Max dimension*190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 150 per sector
Wind surf board
Max dimension*250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cm
Charges per itemAED 200 per sector
Kite surf equipment
Max dimension*190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 200 per sector
Surfing equipment
Max dimension*250 cm x 79 cm x 112 cm
Charges per itemAED 200 per sector
Bicycle
Max dimension*190 cm x 40 cm x 80 cm
Charges per itemAED 150 per sector
Scuba / diving equipment
Max dimension*75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cm
Charges per itemAED 150 per sector
Golf equipment
Max dimension*170 cm long
Charges per itemAED 150 per sector
Fishing equipment
Max dimension*190 cm long
Charges per itemAED 150 per sector
Canoe / kayak
Max dimension*250 cm long
Charges per itemAED 200 per sector
Sporting weapons
Max dimension*75 cm x 55 cm x 35 cm
Charges per itemAED 200 per sector**
* Max weight 20 kg per item
** An additional charge of AED 200 will apply to obtain approval from Dubai Police.

Excess baggage

If the sports 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 size 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.

Travelling with Emirates

If you've booked your flight with Emirates, then Emirates sporting equipment policy will apply.

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