Dear customer we take this opportunity to inform you the details of special baggage items and this is due to limited space on our aircraft. You need to reserve for the transportation of some types of special baggage as early as possible, if you want to transport items which are not day-to-day objects, such as extensive sports equipment or hunting weapons.

Please familiarize yourself with the valid regulations before you travel and make sure your reservation is confirmed before departure to ensure that you can take your special baggage with you. You can simply contact Air Tanzania Cargo representative on 0783275480.

Amongst several items we have listed the most crucial items as listed below:

Alcoholic Beverage

Are not allowed unless they are purchased on a transit basis.


Sport Bicycles – Air Tanzania recommends that bicycles be packed in Nylon sacks or in cardboard enclosures, with tires deflated and handlebars turned parallel to the frame. Bicycles can be carried within the passenger’s free baggage allowance.


Air Tanzania does not provide onboard wheelchairs; in case there is passenger own wheelchairs are allowed with a tag on at no cost.

Musical Instrument

Musical instrument natures is fragile, therefore may be carried in the cabin.

Golf and Fishing Equipments

Golf equipment bag and club sets must be carries as a cargo or checked-in baggage.

Pole vaulting poles

Can be accepted only if Space Control has confirmed it at the time of booking (packed in textile sacks) poles shall be packed individually.

Firearms and Ammunition

Special regulations apply to the transportation of sporting and hunting firearms and ammunition.

Weapons and ammunition are not allowed due to type of aircrafts

Shotgun or Pistol

As per Government of Tanzania regulations, a bona-fide passenger can carry one licensed revolver or pistol or shotgun in registered baggage after declaring them at check-in and meeting all safety and security requirements. A prescribed form is to be filled in by the passenger and verified by the Airline Manager.


Perishable items are not allowed onboard.

Shooting Equipment

Shooting equipment is allowed as checked baggage only. It must be properly packed to protect its content. Cameras and flash are allowed on board.

Diving Equipment

Diving cylinders must be empty. The power source or bulb must be removed from diving lamps and the switch must be secured in the “OFF” position. A set of equipment can be carried free if not exceeding the Baggage limit together with other baggage. Total dimensions and weight shall be indicated in the PNR.

Valued Items

Gold, Jewelries, Laptops and cash are not accepted as checked-in baggage.