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In the interest of flight safety, there are some things that you can not bring with you onboard. Here you can find a list of those prohibited items. Some you can only bring in your checked baggage and some you can not bring at all. The list is not intended to be a complete list, but to give you guidelines so you can prepare your journey in the best possible way.

Simplified infographic about which liquids You can and which liquids You cannot bring with you to the cabin: CLICK 

Infographic about liquids, gels and aerosols in cabin: CLICK

Can I take it with me? In my cabin baggage In my checked baggage
Personal Items
Alcoholic beverages, in limited quantities, packed in retail packaging, containing more than 24% but less than 70% alcohol by volumeyesyes
Alcoholic beverages containing more than 70% alcohol by volumenono
Cigar Cuttersyesyes
Eyeglass Repair Tools (including screwdrivers)yesyes
Eyelash Curlersyesyes
Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas, maximum one per personyesyes
Hydrocarbon gas refills for hair curlersnono
Knitting and Crochet Needlesyesyes
Nail clippers and cuticle cuttersyesyes
Nail Filesyesyes
Personal care or toiletries with aerosols, in limited quantities (such as hairsprays, deodorants)yesyes
Open razors or bladesnoyes
Safety Razors (including disposable razors)yesyes
Toy Transformer Robotsyesyes
Toy Weaponsnoyes
Umbrellas (allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed)yesyes
Walking Canes (allowed in carry-on baggage once they have been inspected to ensure that prohibited items are not concealed)yesyes
Medication and Special Needs Devices
Diabetes-Related Supplies/Equipmentyesyes
Nitroglycerine pills or spray for medical useyesyes
Prosthetic Device Tools and Appliancesyesyes
Electronic Devices
Are in general allowed onboard as carry-on bagage.  However, there are restrictions regarding the use onboard.yesno
Pointed/edged weapons and Sharp Objects
Any sharp objects, pointed or bladed articles capable of causing injury, including box cutters, knives, scissors, scalpels, sabers, swords, swordsticks, machetes, meat cleavers, crampons, ice axes, ice picks, ice skates, harpoons and spears etc.noyes
Razor-Type Blades, such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razorsnoyes
Syringes for medical useYes (in most countries)yes
Sporting Goods
Bats (baseball, softball, cricket)noyes
Bows and Arrowsnoyes
Cues (pool, billiard snooker)noyes
Fishing rodsnoyes
Golf Clubsnoyes
Hockey Sticksnoyes
Kayak and Canoe paddlesnoyes
Lacrosse Sticksnoyes
Ski and Walking/Hiking Polesnoyes
Spear Gunsnoyes
Guns and Firearms
Note: Firearms sent as checked baggage shall be suitably packed, free from ammunition and when possible, the bolt shall be separated from the weapon.
Ammunition (cartridges for weapons) for sporting purposes. Small arms ammunitions for personal use must be securely packed in fiber, wood or metal boxes or other packaging specifically designed to carry small amounts of ammunition. Quantities must not exceed 5 kg (11 lb) gross weight per person for that person’s own use.noyes
Gun powdernono
Ball Bearing Gunsnoyes
Compressed Air Gunsnoyes
Flare Gunsnono
Pellet Gunsnoyes
Starter Pistolsnoyes
Industrial Bolt and Nail Gunsnoyes
Parts of Guns and Firearms (excluding telescopic sighting devices and sights)noyes
Lighters shaped like firearmsnono
Toy guns of all typesnoyes
Replicas and imitation firearmsnoyes
Tools that have the potential to be used as a pointed or edged weapon, e.g. drills and drill bits, box cutters, utility knives, all saws, screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers, pliers, wrenches/spanners, blow torches etc.noyes
Axes and Hatchetsnoyes
Cattle Prodsnoyes
Martial Arts/Self Defense Items
Martial arts weapons and equipmentnoyes
Clubs or batonsnoyes
Mace/Pepper Spraynono
Stun guns/Shocking devicesnoyes
Explosive Materials
All kinds of explosive materials are forbidden to bring onboard an aircraftnono
Flammable Items
All flammable liquids are forbidden to bring onboard an aircraft except items listed below.nono
Aerosols (such as perfumes, hair sprays and medicines containing alcohol) in limited quantities for personal use.yesyes
Safety matches1 boxno
Strike-anywhere Matchesnono

Disabling Chemicals and Other Dangerous Items

Chlorine for Pools and Spasnono
Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers) *nono
Liquid Bleachnono
Spillable Batteries**nono
Spray Paintnono
Refrigerated Liquid Nitrogen***yesyes
Solid Carbon Dioxide (dry ice) ****yesyes
Tear Gasnono

* Cylinders with Oxygen for medical use are allowed in both carry-on and checked baggage.

Two Non flammable gas cylinders fitted into a life jacket is also allowed to be taken onboard in both carry-on and checked baggage (Two spare cartridges are also allowed). Cylinders worn for the operation of mechanical limbs, including spare cylinders, are also allowed to bring onboard.


**Wheelchairs with spillable batteries must be sent as cargo.


*** Must be brought in an insulated packaging and the nitrogen must be fully absorbed in a porous material. The packaging must be designed as to not allow the build up of pressure within the container and not permit the release of any liquid nitrogen irrespective of the orientation of the package.