Prohibited Baggage - What not to bring

Prohibited baggage

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Prohibited articles

The transport of dangerous items by air is not permitted. These include:

  • Corrosive – (mercury, acids and electrolytic batteries);
  • Explosives and Ammunition – (pyrotechnic articles, fireworks and ammunition);
  • Toxic – (insecticides or pesticides);
  • Oxidants and Organic Peroxides – (bleaches, fiberglass and fertilizers);
  • Compressed Gases – (butane, propane, oxygen and diving cylinders);
  • Flammable Liquids and Solids – (lighters or combustible products, paints, matches, components of vehicles that may have contained fuel);
  • Radioactive Material – (certain measuring instruments and medical isotopes);
  • Infectious – (bacteria, viruses or body fluid analysis materials);
  • Magnetic items – (they may interfere with the aircraft equipment).

Note: Chemicals, industrial equipment, construction or metal engineering materials must be transported as cargo.
Some articles, although containing hazardous substances, may be transported following approval. This must be requested at the time of booking.

See all the recommendations on checked baggage here.

Forbidden items in hand baggage

For security reasons, certain objects are not allowed in carry-on baggage.

 Find out what 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;
  • Neutralizing devices: devices specifically designed to stun or immobilize;
  • 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.

Electronic devices

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 sets;
  • Bluetooth devices;
  • Devices that transmit 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.

Click here for more information about using portable electronic equipment on board the aircraft.

See the full list of items and goods prohibited in the cabin and in the hold here.