Yes, musical instruments can be carried as hand luggage if their size does not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm. The following musical instruments can be taken on board as hand luggage, even if they are slightly over the maximum size: clarinets, flutes, French horns, oboes, violins, trumpets.
Larger musical instruments (such as guitars) may only be transported in the cabin if they are in a soft case on an extra seat.
The charges applicable for travelling with musical instruments can be found in this table.
A musical instrument carried on board counts as one piece of hand luggage. You may only take one other piece of hand luggage with a maximum size of 40 x 30 x 10 cm on board.
Double basses must be transported in a hard case and checked in as luggage. Due to their size, they may not be carried in the cabin.
If you book an extra seat via telephone before midnight on the same day as you book your flight, the extra seat will cost the same as your own seat and there will be no extra charge. If an extra seat is added later, it will be charged at the current flight price as shown on the Internet.
Eurowings accepts no liability for musical instruments carried in the cabin.
All regulations apply to Eurowings flights with anEW flight number, regardless of the operating airline. For our partner airlines' flights, which do not have an EW flight number, the conditions of the respective airline apply. These can be viewed on the airlines' own websites. These partner airlines currently include Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Condor, United Airlines, Air Canada and All Nippon Airways.