Dangerous goods are items that may endanger the safety of an aircraft or person on board the aircraft.
For safety reasons, international regulations prohibit the transportation of dangerous goods in your checked-in or carry-on baggage.
Please note that these items can include everyday consumer items such as certain batteries, cleaning products etc.
The transport of the following items in your checked-in or carry-on baggage is prohibited by law (non-exhaustive list):
• Flammable solids - such as matches.
• Flammable liquids - such as lighters, lighter fuel, fuel, paint, cleaning agents.
• Gases – such as irritant, toxic or flammable gases, self-defence sprays, camping gas.
• Oxidising substances and organic peroxides - such as bleaching powder, peroxides.
• Toxic and infectious substances - such as quicksilver, bacteria and virus cultures.
• Corrosive substances - such as acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries.
• Radioactive materials.
• Magnetic materials.
• Explosives, fireworks, flares, ammunition.
• Please pack all lithium powered power banks, external battery packs, spare/loose batteries in your hand luggage. electronic smoking devices in your handluggage. Recharging of any lithium battery operated device is prohibited onboard.
• Small Transportation devices such as Hoverboards, e-bike, solo wheel, Airwheel and Segways.
Batteries may be dangerous and can cause fire if not carried properly. Certain restrictions apply:
It is allowed to transport a dry AA(A) battery (type Alkaline, NiMh, NiCd) for personal small items such as a pocket torch or a radio if they are correctly installed.
Lithium batteries, including Lithium-Ion, Lithium-Polymer or Lithium-Metal batteries, which are often used to power personal electronic devices such as laptops, telephones, cameras, medical items etc, are allowed if they are correctly installed in a device.
For safety reasons Spare or loose batteries, mobile phone chargers, spare laptop batteries, powerbanks, external battery packs, electric smoking devices are NOT permitted in checked baggage worldwide and can ONLY be transported in carry-on baggage under certain circumstances and within certain limits. The relevant details can be found under the question 'Which batteries am I allowed to take with me?' in the section dangerous goods.
The regulations concerning battery powered wheelchairs or mobility devices can be found in this document
Exceptions for passengers
To ensure the maximum safety of everyone on board, the international regulations prohibit passengers from taking dangerous goods onto the aircraft. However, under certain circumstances an exception can be made to this rule provided all terms and conditions and restrictions are observed.