Dangerous items exceptions

  • Dangerous items should not be carried in carry-on or checked baggage, or on the passenger's person. Take into account the following exceptions:


    Items Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Allowed on the passenger's person Subject to operators' approval The pilot must be informed
    Incapacitating items such as pepper spray, mace, etc. that contain an irritating or incapacitating substance. No No No    
    Security briefcases, security boxes, money bags, etc. that use dangerous items such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnic devices. No No No    
    Solid carbon dioxide (dry ice) in quantities not exceeding 2 kilograms (4.4 lbs.), carried by passengers in their carry-on baggage and used to pack perishables that are not subject to these regulations, provided that the packing allows for the release of carbon dioxide gas. Yes Yes No Yes No
    Division 1.4 S -NU0012 or NU0014- munitions (firearm cartridges), for sporting use, safely contained in boxes, in quantities not exceeding 5 kilograms (11 lbs.) in gross weight per passenger, excluding munitions with explosive or incendiary projectiles. It is not permitted to combine, in one piece of baggage or more, the authorized amount for more than one passenger. No Yes No Yes No
    Wheelchairs or other motion aids powered by non-"add water" batteries (see Packing Instruction 806 and Special Order A67 in DGR), provided that the battery is disconnected, its terminals are isolated in order to prevent accidental short circuits, and that the battery is safely attached to the wheelchair or motion aid. Note: Wheelchairs or motion aids using electrolyte gel celled batteries are not required be disconnected from their power source, provided that the battery's terminals are isolated in order to prevent accidental short circuits. Review more details in medical needs. No Yes No Yes No
    Wheelchairs or motion aids powered by "add water" batteries. Review more details in medical needs. No Yes No Yes Yes
    Portable camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained inflammable liquid can be carried, provided that the stove's fuel tank and the fuel container have been completely drained of liquid fuel and have been subject to safety-ensuring procedures. No Yes No Yes No
    Mercury barometers or thermometers, carried by a representative of a meteorological service belonging to the government or another official agency. Yes No No Yes Yes
    Items that produce heat such as: underwater lanterns (for scuba diving etc.) or underwater welding tools (See details in DGR). Yes No No Yes No
    Cylinders of gaseous oxygen or air/oxygen, required for medical purposes. Yes Yes No Yes No
    Cylinders of non-flammable gas fitted for a life jacket, containing carbon dioxide or another gas pertaining to Division 2.2. Up to two (2) small cylinders per passenger and up to two (2) refill cartridges. Yes Yes Yes Yes No
    Isolated packaging containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen. Dry shippers completely packed in a porous material specially designed for the low-temperature transport of non-dangerous products that are not prohibited by these regulations, provided that the design of the isolated packaging does not allow for the build-up of pressure within the container and does not allow the release of any quantity of refrigerated liquid nitrogen regardless of the placement or position of the packaging. Yes Yes No Yes No
    Avalanche rescue backpacks - one (1) per passenger, equipped with a pyrotechnic firing mechanism containing no more than 200 net milligrams of Division 1.4 S explosives and no more than 250 milligrams of compressed Division 2.2 gas. The backpack must be packed in such a way that it cannot be activated accidentally. The air bags inside the backpack should have pressure-release valves. Yes Yes No Yes No
    Division 2.2 aerosols, without secondary effects, for sporting or home use. No Yes No No No
    Medicinal items or toiletries, non-radioactive (including aerosols), such as hairspray, perfume, cologne, repellents and medicine containing alcohol. The total net amount of all the articles mentioned above should not exceed 2 kilograms (4.4 lbs.) or 2 liters (2 qt) and the net amount of each article should not exceed 0.5 kilograms or 0.5 liters (1 pt). The valves should be covered with a protective cap or by another appropriate method that prevents the inadvertent release of its contents. Yes Yes Yes No No
    Cylinders of non-flammable, non-toxic gas, used in the operation of mechanical limbs. Also, refill cylinders of a similar size, if necessary to ensure an adequate supply during the flight. Review more details in medical needs. Yes Yes Yes No No
    Radioisotopic cardiac pacemaker, or other items - including those powered by lithium batteries implanted in one's person - and radio pharmaceuticals inside one's body, resulting from medical procedures. No No Yes No No
    Medical or clinical thermometer containing mercury: one (1) per passenger, for personal use, contained in its protective case. Yes Yes Yes No No
    Phosphorous or safety matches carried on the passenger's person. Note: "Strike anywhere" matches are prohibited on all flights. No No Yes No No
    Lighters, with lighting fluid completely absorbed by a solid material, for individual use, when carried on a passenger's person. Lighters with a "tank" filled with lighter fluid that is not completely absorbed by a solid material, and that isn't liquidized gas, like lighter fluid and lighter refills, are not permitted. No No Yes No No
    Alcoholic beverages, in their unopened original packaging, containing more than 24 percent, but less than 70 percent alcohol per volume, in bottles/containers not exceeding five liters, with a maximum net total of five liters per passenger.
    To go in cabin baggage, they must be purchased after the airport’s security control and at the last point before your trip’s final stopover. Yes Yes No No
    Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas, one (1) per passenger/crew member, provided that the device's cover is securely applied to its heated section. These curlers may not be used aboard the aircraft at any time. Refill gas for these curlers is not allowed on the passenger's person, or in the passenger's carry-on or checked baggage. Yes Yes No No No
    Consumer electronic devices that use lithium batteries, such as watches, calculators, cameras, cell pones, laptop computers, video cameras, etc., when carried by passengers or crew members for personal use (See Packing Instruction 912 and Special Order A 45). The refill batteries should be individually protected, so as to prevent short circuits, and only carried in carry-on baggage. In addition, each spare battery should not exceed the following quantities: a) for lithium or lithium-mixture batteries, one container of lithium of less than 2 grams; b) For lithium-ion batteries, an aggregate equivalent lithium content of 8 grams. Lithium-ion batteries with an aggregate equivalent lithium content of more than 8 grams but no more than 25 grams may be carried in the passenger's carry-on baggage if they are individually protected in order to prevent short circuits and are limited to two spare batteries per person. Yes Yes Yes No No