Below is a list of airlines and their bike carriage policies:

 

It is your responsibility to check with airlines for their current baggage policies and up to date information!
Bear Back Biking accept no responsibility for innaccuracies in this information


British Airways
:

Many types of sports equipment can be carried as part of your free checked baggage allowance We'll even accept some types of equipment over our standard checked baggage size. Bikes, We will accept non-motorised bicycles up to 190cm (75in) in length, provided they are packed in a recognised bicycle bag.

*(Special rules apply for bicycles when departing from Germany or when groups with more than 4 bicycles travel together.)
Please contact your local British Airways office when traveling with a bicycle on any aircraft not shown.

 

Canadian Affair:

QUANTITY No limit, see details below. COST CA $30 (or local foreign currency equivalent) per item per flight segment. An oversize plastic bag, available at all Air Transat check-in counters, is included. DETAILS In preparation for travel, handlebars must be turned sideways and secured, the tires deflated, and the pedals removed. A bicycle helmet is accepted free of charge. The bicycle must be placed in a sturdy bag or box. Maximum weight 32 kg (70 lb) (including bicycle bag/box).

 

Virgin:

If you’re planning a cycling trip and only your own ride will do, you’ll be glad to know you can bring your bicycle with you at no extra charge - as long as it doesn’t weigh more than 23kg. That’s in addition to your free baggage allowance.

 

Air Canada:

Bicycles are accepted on a space available basis only and should be pre-registered at time of booking. Each bicycle counts as one piece of baggage towards the maximum number of checked bags allowed by your fare type. Waivers No overweight or oversize charges apply to bicycles, provided they are within the following maximum weight and size limits*: Maximum weight: 32kg (70lb) Maximum length: 292cm (115in)

 

United Airlines:

United accepts non-motorized bicycles with single or double seats (including tandem) or up to two non-motorized bicycles packed in one case as checked baggage. If the bicycle(s) are packed in a container that is over 50 pounds (23kg) and/or 62 (158 cm) total linear inches (L + W + H), a $100 service charge applies each way for travel between the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and a $200 service charge applies each way for all other travel. If the bicycle(s) are packed in a container that is less than 50 pounds (23kg) and 62 (158 cm) total linear inches (L + W + H), there is no bicycle service charge, but, if applicable, the first or second checked baggage service charge applies. If the bicycle(s) are packed in a container that is less than 50 pounds (23kg) and 62 (158 cm) total linear inches (L + W + H), there is no bicycle service charge, but, if applicable, the first or second checked baggage service charge applies.