Due to Winter Storm Juno - Northeast North America -, there will be a delay on flights S4 221 (Ponta Delgada to Boston), on Tuesday, January 27, and S4 220 (Boston to Ponta Delgada and Ponta Delgada to Lisbon), on Wednesday, January 28. For further information please contact our Contact Center at +351 296 20 97 20.
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Transportation of Arms and Ammunitions

 

Type of article
Conditions required Transportation
Weapons not considered firearms (eg: swords, daggers, bows, etc.) - Suitably packed in a hard-shelled box or container;
- Signature of document excluding airline liability for damages or loss;
- We recommend the acquisition of insurance for the transportation of such articles.
Allowed as hold baggage on all flights
Small caliber firearms, hunting firearms or sporting firearms
 - Suitably packed in a hard-shelled box or container;
- Arms should be unloaded and packed separately from the ammunition;
- Arms license will need to be presented to the police at the airport;
- Signature of document excluding airline liability for damages or loss and filling of a security form;
- We recommend the acquisition of insurance for the transportation of such articles.
Ammunition for small caliber, hunting or sporting firearms - Ammunition should be transported in an hard-shelled box or container, packed separately from the arms and cannot weigh more than 5 kg for each box/passenger;
- Signature of document excluding airline liability for damages or loss and filling of a security form.
War arms and ammunition, incendiary or explosive arms or others that may endanger the safety of an aircraft
Air transportation is not allowed