Austin Federation of Musicians

Flying With Your Instrument

  March 27, 2015  

This first edition of the AFM’s Complete Guide to
Flying with Your Musical Instruments contains
useful resources and information that will enable
you to navigate the complex world of government regulations that affect musicians’ travel, both domestically and internationally. It contains applications, web links, new regulations and travel tips designed to make your travel experience incident free. If any difficulties are nevertheless
encountered, documents are included that
should ease your interaction with airline ground and flight crews, customs officials, TSA personnel and others along the way.

Please familiarize yourself with the contents of this guide. Information is the key to making your travel experience safe when flying with your valuable instruments. We wish you safe travels and we will continue to work tirelessly to advance the interests of professional musicians everywhere. 

To read the full guide click The AFMs Complete Guide to Flying with Your Musical

Sincerely and fraternally yours,
Raymond M. Hair, Jr.
AFM International President