Transportation of Musical Instruments
Airlines will have to include, in their tariffs, terms and conditions of carriage regarding the transportation of musical instruments as checked or carry-on baggage. This includes:
- Weight, size and quantity restrictions;
- Cabin storage options;
- Options in the event of aircraft downgrading; and
- Fees for transporting musical instruments.
A policy which simply states that the airline will not accept musical instruments does not meet the requirements.
Significant clarity on the transportation of musical instruments. Although this impacts a small percentage of travelers, this would represent a significant improvement over the existing policies.