Prohibited Items on Flights Check in Baggage

Prohibited items on Flights Check in Baggage

The following items are not allowed to be carried in the cabin.

These items must be put in the checked-in baggage:

  • Nail cutters, swiss knives, scissors, any bladed items or sharp objects
  • Any types of Umbrellas
  • Bicycle chains and jacks or other similar items
  • Lighters, which contain “butane” as well as matches, are prohibited in both hand carried and checked baggage
  • Zippo lighters can be checked in or hand carried as long as it is completely drained of its fluid
  • Liquids, aerosols, and gels (LAGs) in 100ml or less are the only ones allowed in hand carried baggage.  LAGs must be placed in containers less than 100ml and must be secured in airtight plastic bags as changes in cabin pressure may cause even well-sealed items to leak
  • All kinds of adhesive tape (masking / packing / scotch / duct / electrical / rubber)

For safety reasons, dangerous goods (articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment) must not be carried in passengers’ hand carried or checked baggage. Batteries, e.g. Wheelchair Batteries

Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable or spillable batteries can be checked in under the following conditions:

  1. Pre-notification is required and acceptance is subject to Philippine Airlines approval;
  2. Battery terminals must be insulated to prevent accidental short circuits, e.g., by being enclosed within a battery container;
  3. Battery must be securely attached to the wheelchair;
  4. Wheelchair/mobility aid must be loaded, stowed, secured and unloaded while maintaining upright position;
  5. Battery must be carried in strong, rigid packaging;
  6. A battery that is damaged, leaking, or if not packaged appropriately must not be loaded.

Lithium batteries in gear and extras are permitted as portable things just and are precluded in checked stuff.

Lithium metal (non-rechargeable) batteries are constrained to 2 grams of lithium for each battery. Lithium-particle (rechargeable) batteries are constrained to a rating of 100 watt-hours (Wh) per battery.

With aircraft endorsement, travelers may likewise convey up to two extra bigger lithium particle batteries (101-160 watt-hours). Close to two extra batteries might be conveyed in portable things.

Batteries must be shielded from harm and short out. The terminals of extra batteries must be ensured to anticipate cut off utilizing the first battery bundling, taping the terminals and putting batteries independently into fitting plastic sacks.

Banned Items for carriage as check-in, carry-on or hand carry, and cargo with or without batteries

  • Balance Wheel
  • Hoverboard
  • Air Wheel
  • Solowheel
  • Mini-Segway
  • Flammable Liquids

All types of flammable liquids, including lighter refills, paints and thinners, are not accepted as carry-on or checked baggage.

Can I take scissors, umbrellas and other everyday items in hand luggage?

If you’re planning on doing some arts and crafts on board, you’d do well to note that scissors with rounded edges, or with blades less than 6cm are fine for the cabin. Anything else simply won’t fly. Other everyday objects such as umbrellas, canes and even knitting needles are allowed, too. Knives and open razor blades, on the other hand, are big no-nos.

Everyday items Item Permitted on board?

  • Corkscrew = No
  • Spoon = Yes
  • Knife (with sharp or fixed blade more than 6 cm). = No
  • Folding blade knife = No
  • Knife and razor blades open = No
  • Scissors whose blades do not exceed 6 cm = Yes
  • Scissors with blades greater than 6 cm = No
  • Scissors with round points (of any length) = Yes
  • Fixed (Disposable) Razor Blades = Yes
  • Cutter = No
  • Nail Clipper = Yes
  • Tweezers = Yes
  • Knitting needles = Yes
  • Sewing needles = Yes
  • Lighter = No*
  • Safety Matches =No*
  • Umbrella = Yes
  • Cane =Yes
  • Wheelchair =Yes
  • Children’s stroller =Yes
  • Liquid for contact lenses =Yes
  • Printer cartridge = No

*One lighter and a box of safety matches may be taken on board but they need to be on your person and not in your hand luggage. This can differ from airline to airline so please check beforehand!


Electronics Item Permitted on board?

  • Laptop =Yes
  • Tablet =Yes
  • MP3 Player =Yes
  • Hair dryer or straightener =Yes
  • Camera and camera equipment =Yes
  • Travel iron =Yes
  • Electronic razor =Yes

Can I take medicine on a plane in a cabin bag?

Generally, medicines and pills are allowed in the cabin, including syrups and medicines in liquid form as long as they do not make more than 100ml. If you need more, you must notify your airline in advance. For oxygen or air for medical use, this will depend on your airline. easyJet permits it so long as the weight of the bottle does not exceed 5kg. Ryanair also allows different types of respiratory equipment (masks, respirators, ventilators continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP) so long as they comply with cabin baggage dimensions.

Medicine Item Permitted on board?

  • Cooling gel pack =Yes
  • Medical equipment =Yes
  • Drugs and pills =Yes
  • Syrups and other medicines in liquid form =Yes
  • Hypodermic syringes = Yes
  • Inhalers = Yes
  • Bottles of oxygen = Contact the airline directly
  • Scalpels = No

Can I bring food (sandwiches, snacks, nuts) on a flight?

Fluids more than 100ml are for the most part unapproved in the lodge, however there are a few exemptions, strikingly in case you’re going with infants or little kids. Be that as it may, in case you’re meaning on conveying a flavorful pot of brined olives from Spain or a choice of custom made sticks on the flight, you’ll need to check in a pack to convey it with you. Sadly, delicate cheddar is additionally not allowed on the flight, while hard cheddar normally is. Any kind of caramel or truffle filled chocolate is permitted yet should fit inside your 100ml fluids pack (close by your mascara, lip salve and antiperspirant). With regards to conveying any kind of strong or dried nourishment item (natural product, nuts, seeds), they’re for the most part allowed on board, as long as no other traveler has extreme sensitivities.

Babies Item Permitted on board

  • Any drink (eg water, fruit juice, tea, coffee) =No
  • Milk, powder, cow or soya =Yes
  • Sterile water for baby =Yes – in a bottle
  • Baby food =Yes
  • Jams = No
  • Syrup = No
  • Honey = No
  • Fresh cheese in liquid or malleable form (cheese, spreadable) =No
  • Yogurt =No
  • Soup =No
  • Sauce =No
  • Fresh cheese in liquid or malleable form (cheese, spreadable) =No
  • Oil =No
  • Vinegar =No
  • Dried fruit =Yes
  • Nuts =Yes

Can I bring sports equipment into the cabin?

If you have a match or a competition abroad or you need to fly to get there, be careful, as a general rule, you will most certainly have to bring your equipment in the hold. This is the case for most sports equipment: tennis rackets, walking sticks or crampons, all these objects are not allowed to come in the cabin with you. The only exception is a sports parachute which is allowed on board.

Sports equipment Item Permitted on board?

  • Sports parachute =Yes
  • Bats and rackets =No
  • Golf clubs =No
  • Darts game =No
  • Hiking stick =No
  • Ice skates =No
  • Fishing rod, harpoon or rifle =No
  • Firearms (including reproductions) =No
  • Martial arts equipment =No
  • Diving equipment = No
  • Crossbows, arrows and arrows =No
  • Fronds and catapults= No
  • Crampons =No
  • Javelins =No
  • Ice axes and ice picks =No
  • Swords =No
  • Canoes and paddles =No

Can I take work tools and equipment in hand luggage?

As with sports equipment, most work tools and equipment are not allowed in the cabin. So if you happen to be a designer, painter or carpenter travelling, the hammer, nails and paint spray will have to go in the hold.

Equipment Item Permitted on board?

  • Blade or cutting tools larger than 6 cm (eg screwdriver) =No
  • Drill and accessories =No
  • Professional knives =No
  • Cutting mats =No
  • Saws (including portable electric saws) =No
  • Hammer =No
  • Machete =No
  • Aerosol paint =No
  • Turpentine and paint thinner =No

What aren’t other items allowed in cabin luggage?

Can you take camping gear on board? Tinned fish?

Planning on bringing a few cans on tuna on your camping trip? Don’t put them in your hand luggage unless they fit into your liquids bag and are less than 100ml. You will also need to put your tent in the hold (those tent poles are dangerous).

Are candles allowed on planes in hand luggage?

Candles are likewise considered a fluid, so don’t attempt to take your Jo Malone three-wick light over the country.All unsafe materials pointed or sharp questions and weapons (guns, guns, guns, rifles) are additionally precluded. It is likewise the case for nerve gas, packed gas, cleaning items and fire quenchers and other “chemicals and harmful substances”. Furthermore, that incorporates the peroxide, so don’t convey your hair shading with you to Malaga. Rockets and firecrackers are likewise prohibited in the lodge, under all structures. This appears glaringly evident for genuine rockets, however substantially less for blast snaps (the small, snapping black powder sacks kids for the most part play with). Furthermore, that likewise incorporates conventional Christmas wafers – that bit of black powder inside the happy wrapping makes them a no-no on board.

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