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Baggage Allowances

Baggage specifics will be advised at time of quotation.  As with cars, private aircraft come in different shapes and sizes and our team will advise you on the right aircraft for your requirements. 

We often limit the number of passengers on a private flight to ensure that we have sufficient room for luggage, this is of particular importance on our Cruise Connection flights.

As a general rule, our Baggage Policy is as follows:

Cabin Baggage

Each passenger is permitted a small item of hand baggage on board that must fit and be kept on your lap for take off and landing.


As your aircraft is private,  this means there are no overhead cabins or under-seat storage areas, so all other luggage will be checked into the baggage storage compartment.

Hold Baggage

Hold Baggage is entirely dependent upon the number of passengers on board but as a general rule, each passenger may travel with 1 suitcase not exceeding a max size of 29" x 20.5" x 12.5" (74cm x 52cm x 31cm).  Individual suitcases should not weigh more than 30kgs.

For certain safari and Lodge Connection flights soft bags are a requirement. 

Prohibited Items

The Aircraft Operator is NOT authorized for carriage of Dangerous Goods.


No such items shall be accepted on board the airplane. Items (including musical instruments or similar) that do not meet the size requirements for hand or cargo hold luggage shall not be accepted for carriage in the passenger cabin or in the cargo hold, unless specific approval has been obtained from the Operator before-hand:


Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles (including all kinds of firearms such as pistols, rifles or shotguns, toy guns, imitation firearms, component parts of firearms, telescopic sights, compressed air and CO2, signal flare pistols and starter pistols, bows, crossbows and arrows, harpoon guns and spear guns, slingshots and catapults); Devices designed specifically to stun or immobilize (including stun guns, Tasers and stun batons, animal stunners and animal killers, disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays). Items that have a sharp tip or edge (including axes, hatchets and cleavers, ice axes and ice picks, knives with blades of more than 6 cm, open razors and blades, scalpels, skiing and hiking poles, scissors with blades of more than 6 cm, sharp or pointed martial arts equipment and swords and sabers).


Blunt instruments (such as baseball and softball bats, clubs and batons, and martial arts equipment). Explosives and incendiary substances and devices (such as ammunition, blasting caps, detonators and fuses, replica or imitation explosive devices, mines, grenades and other explosive military stores, fireworks and other pyrotechnics, smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges, dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives).


Workmen’s tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft (including crowbars, drills and drill bits, tools with a blade or a shaft of more than 6 cm, such as screwdrivers and chisels, saws, blowtorches, bolt guns and nail guns.

Passengers are forbidden from bringing any article designated as hazardous material ("hazmat") or listed in the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

Passengers are also forbidden from bringing any o controlled substances on board.

Electronic Devices

Portable electronic devices that may be allowed for use during the whole flight:

  • Medical devices required to support physiologic functions (artificial pacemakers, hearing aids)

  • Electronic watches

  • Cameras

  • Audio and video players

  • CD, DVD, MP3 players

  • Electric razors

  • GPS receivers

  • TV receivers

  • Radio receivers

  • Calculators

Portable electronic devices that may be used in airplane/flight mode only (mobile connection is off):

  • Mobile phones

  • Tablets

  • Electronic readers

  • Portable electronic games

Portable PCs Portable electronic devices that must be refrained from use in the whole flight:

  • Radio stations, all types of transmitters, VHF scanners

  • Remote control toys or receivers

  • Any device with mobile connection

All other electronic devices require explicit approval prior to carriage.

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