Forbidden Baggage - What you must not travel with

Forbidden baggage

Your safety comes first.

Prohibited articles

The transport by air of dangerous articles is not permitted, such as: 

  • Corrosives – (mercury, acids and electrolytic batteries);
  • Explosives and Ammunitions – (pyrotechnic articles, fireworks and ammunition);
  • Toxic – (insecticides or pesticides);
  • Oxidizing Materials & Organic Peroxides – (bleaches, fibreglass and fertilisers);
  • 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, building or metalworking materials shall be transported as freight.
Some articles, although they may contain hazardous substances, can be transported with approval. This must be requested when the booking is made. 

Find out all the recommendations on hold baggage here.

Forbidden items in hand baggage

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.

Electronic devices on board

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.

See here the full list of Forbidden Items and Articles in the cabin and in the hold.