To minimize the strike effects scheduled until may 15th, we suggest our clientes, specially departing from Terceira and Santa Maria, to arrive at the airport earlier for check-in.
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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