For security reasons, certain objects are not allowed in hand baggage.
See the items you cannot take into the aircraft cabin.
- Pistols, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles: devices that can or may be used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile
- Neutralising devices: devices specifically designed to stun or immobilise
- Pointed or sharp objects: objects that due to their sharp tip or cutting edge, can be used to cause serious injury
- Work tools: tools that can be used to cause serious injury or threaten the safety of the aircraft
- Blunt instruments: objects that can cause serious injury when used to physically attack someone
- Explosives, incendiary substances and devices: explosive and incendiary materials and devices that can or are capable of being used to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of the aircraft
- Liquids, Aerosols and Gels
See here the full list of Forbidden Items and Articles in the cabin and in the hold.
The transport of liquids on board is only authorised in containers of up to 100 millilitres and no more than 1 litre per passenger. These should be packed in a transparent plastic bag with an easy opening and closing system, 19 cm x 20 cm in size.
The transport by air of dangerous articles is not permitted, such as:
- Explosives (detonators, fuses, grenades and mines);
- Gases (propane and butane);
- Flammable liquids (petrol and methanol);
- Flammable solids and reactive substances (magnesium, firelighters, fireworks and flares);
- Oxidants and organic peroxides (bleach and car paint touch-up kits);
- Toxic or infectious substances (rat poison and infected blood);
- Radioactive material (medicinal isotopes or other isotopes available on the market);
- Corrosive substances (mercury and car batteries);
- Components of car fuel supply systems that have contained fuel.
Find out all the recommendations on hold baggage here.
These are electronic devices that simulate a normal cigarette and smoking.
Their transport in hold baggage is prohibited for safety reasons, because of the risk of overheating and fire. They can only be carried in hand baggage, but their use is not permitted on board TAP aircraft.
The following cannot be used in the cabin:
- Electronic cigarettes
- Walkie-talkies / portable radios
- Remote-control toys
- Wireless equipment for computers
- Stereo equipment, including pocket (AM/FM) radios
- Portable TV receivers
- Bluetooth devices
- Devices transmitting radio frequencies and similar equipment
You can use your electronic devices during the flight, provided they are in flight mode, with all communications turned off. They may not be used during take-off, landing and when requested by the crew.
See here more information about using portable electronic equipment on board.