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Sports Equipment


 Bikes 

KQ considers a carton bicycle box as the only suitable packing. A bike packed in other material than a box (e.g. plastic cover) must be tagged with a limited release tag. Mark on the limited release tag "unsuitably packed".

Charges:
A Bike will always be excess baggage on all KQ flights and excess charges shall apply as below where weight concept applies.

Zone 1 1
(domestic)
 

USD 25

Domestic Kenya

Zone 2
(East Africa)
 

USD 50

Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Seychelles, Zanzibar

Zone 3
 (Africa)
 

USD 80

Benin, Cote D'Ivoire Ghana ,Madagascar, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC Congo, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mayotte, Sierra Leon, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Angola

Zone 4
(rest of the world)
 

USD 105

All other destinations not listed in zones 1/ 2/3.

In non USD countries, the rates shall be converted in Euros or in local currency at the existing exchange rate.
Under the piece concept, a bike in a bike box is considered 1 piece of 158 cm regardless the actual size. The excess rate of 1 piece is applicable.See Excess baggage for piece charges.
Exemptions:
Flying blue platinum elite members: one bike up to 20kg is free of charge on all flights operating by KQ

 

 Diving Equipment.   

The diving equipment may consist of: Wet suit, vest, socks, mask, shoes, webs, knife, empty oxygen cylinders and regulator. The cylinders must be empty and battery and lamp disconnected.
Charges for Diving Equipment:
The standard baggage rules apply for diving equipment. Where allowance is exceeded apply the special Excess baggage charge for one (1) dive equipment up to 20kgs for one way travel as follows;

Zone 1
(domestic)
 

USD 15

Domestic Kenya

Zone 2  
(East Africa) 

USD 25

Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Seychelles, Zanzibar, Egypt

Zone 3  
(Africa)
 

USD 40

Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana ,Madagascar, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC Congo, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mayotte, Sierra Leon, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Angola

Zone 4
(rest of the world)
 

USD 50

All other destinations not listed in zones 1/ 2/3.

 

Note: 

  • For round trips the charges will be doubled.
  • For diving equipment in excess of 20kg apply the normal excess baggage charge,

Where piece concept applies, apply the normal piece allowance and charges accordingly.
 

Exemptions:
Flying blue platinum elite members: one dive equipment up to 20kg free of charge on all flights operated by KQ

 

Fishing Equipment 

Normal weight allowance applies. For every kilo in excess apply the normal applicable excess charge.       
Suitably packed fishing equipment consisting of not more than two rods, one reel, one landing net, one pair of fishing boots and one fishing tackle box is considered one piece. Where piece allowance, apply for extra piece.

 

Golf Equipment 

The special rules and charges for golf equipment apply on KQ/KL operated flights.
Where piece concept applies, a golf bag (including. shoes) may be considered as one piece per passenger. For one golf bag in excess of the free allowance: charge only 50 pct of the applicable charge. For any additional golf bags in excess charge 100per cent of the applicable charge.
Where weight concept applies, a fixed charge/flat fee/ applies when the free allowance is exceeded.

  • - Excess baggage charges apply on KL/AF/KLC/DL(Amsterdam-Bombay) / KQ operated flights
  • - Excess baggage charge for one (1) golf bag up to 20kgs for one way travel is as follows:
Zone 1
(domestic )
 

USD 15

Domestic Kenya

Zone 2
(East Africa)
 

USD 25

Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Seychelles, Zanzibar

Zone 3
(Africa)
 

USD 40

Benin, Cote D'Ivoire Ghana ,Madagascar, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan,South Sudan DRC Congo, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mayotte, Sierra Leon, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Angola

Zone 4
(rest of the world)
 

USD 50

All other destinations not listed in zones 1/ 2/3.

In non USD countries, the USD amount will be converted into euro or local currency.
Note: 

  • For round trips the charges will be doubled
  • For golf equipment weighing more than 20kg, the special Excess baggage sport charge for golf for the first 20kg applies, and for each kilo over 20kg the normal KQ Excess baggage charge applies.

Exceptions weight
Flying blue platinum elite members: One golf bag up 20kg is free of charge on all flights operated by KQ

Pole Vault and Short Put 

Pole vaults and short put are not accepted on KQ aircraft.  For special sporting events where a dedicated aircraft is used exception can be made depending on type of aircraft and provided special handling arrangements are made in advance with stations concerned.
                              
Kayak and Canoe 

Kayaks and canoes are not accepted as baggage. Contact the cargo department for shipping information.

 

Water and Snow Ski Equipment                  

  • - KQ  applies special rules and charges for snow- skis, snow boards and water-skis.
  • - One ski equipment special includes one pair of skis or a snowboard and bindings plus 2 poles and a pair of ski boots.

Where piece concept is applicable, one ski equipment is considered one piece.

  • If ski equipment is within the free allowance: No charge.
  • If in excess the following charge applies:
    • 1st set 33.3 percent of excess piece rate
    • 2nd set 100 percent of excess piece rate
     

Where weight concept is applicable, Ski or snowboard equipment weighing up to 20kg is included in the free allowance.

  • Special Excess baggage charges apply on KQ operated flights when in excess of the free allowance:
  • For one (1) equipment up to 20kgs for one way travel the following flat fee applies:
Zone 1
(domestic)
 

USD 15

Domestic Kenya

Zone 2
(East Africa)
 

USD 25

Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Seychelles, Zanzibar

Zone 3
(Africa)
 

USD 40

Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana ,Madagascar, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC Congo, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mayotte, Sierra Leon, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Angola

Zone 4
(rest of the world)
 

USD 50

All other destinations not listed in zones 1/ 2/3.

For any additional excess kgs apply normal excess charges.
Exception
Flying blue platinum elite passengers: one ski equipment up to 20 kg is free of charge on all flights operated by KQ.

 

SURFBOARDS - All Types Including Windsurf     

General: 

  • - Policy applies for all type surf boards’ incl. Windsurf mast, sail(s), boom and stabilizer.
  • - Maximum allowed as checked baggage: Length 290 cm (114 inches) weight 32 kg (70 lbs) height depending aircraft type but never higher than 25cm on f50 maximum size board allowed is 150x50x40cm for longer and heavier surf equipment: contact cargo.
    Where weight concept applies, Surf equipment is excluded from the free allowance, except body boards measuring up to 107 cm (43 inches). A fixed charge/flat fee applies for a surfboard. Below Excess baggage charges apply on all Air France, KLM, KLC, Delta(Amsterdam-Bombay) and KQ operated flights.
    The Excess baggage charge applies for one (1) surf up to 20kgs for one way travel is as follows:
Zone 1
(domestic)
 

USD 25

Domestic Kenya

Zone 2
(East Africa)
 

USD 50

Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Seychelles, Zanzibar

Zone 3
(Africa)
 

USD 80

Benin, Cote D'Ivoire Ghana ,Madagascar, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC Congo, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mayotte, Sierra Leon, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Angola

Zone 4
(rest of the world)
 

USD 105

All other destinations not listed in zones 1/ 2/3.

In non USD countries, the USD amount will be converted into euro or in local currency.
Notes: 

  • For round trips the applicable charges are doubled.
  • For any weight of surf equipment in excess of 20kgs the normal Excess baggage charges apply.

Exception
Flying blue platinum elite members: one surf equipment up to 20kg free of charge on all flights operated by KLM or AF or KQ or DL.

 The standard excess bag charge applies.  Except boogie boards measuring up to 107 cm (43 inch). They may be considered as 1 piece of baggage with dimension 158 cm (62 inch) irrespective of the actual dimensions and may be included in the free allowance. If the free allowance is exceeded the standard excess tariffs apply.

  • One (1) Excess baggage charge is always due for each equipment.
  • One equipment may consist of a board, mast, sail and boom.
  • One kite surfing equipment may consist of a board and a kite bag.