Prohibited items

Prohibited articles for air travel

Safety information

You cannot take the following dangerous items onto a plane (neither on your person, nor in hand or hold luggage):

  • Explosives, ammunitions, fireworks …
  • Radioactive material
  • Inflammable items, paint …
  • Corrosive Substances, oxidants, irritants
  • Toxic products, poison …
  • Magnetic materials
  • Gas

If in doubt, please consult the official list on the Civil Aviation Authority web site or on the government website.

Articles prohibited in the cabin

In addition to the dangerous items, which are strictly forbidden on board, you cannot take the following items either on your person or in your hand luggage. This is for the safety of the cabin crew and the passengers:

  • Sharp objects
  • Knives and scissors with a blade exceeding 6cm.
  • Work tools (drills, saws...) 
  • Sports equipment (ski poles, golf clubs, martial arts accessories...)
  • Blunt instruments
  • Weapons or replicas, firearm cartridges 
  • Any object that could be used as an offensive weapon 

Restricted items in the cabin

You must respect certain conditions to carry the following items on your person or in your hand luggage.

  • Liquids such as mineral water, perfume, drinks, lotions…
  • Toiletries such as creams, shower gel, mascara, shampoo… 
  • Aerosols such as deodorant, hairspray... 

All your liquids, aerosols and gels must respect the following rules:

  • Containers must hold no more than 100ml
  • Containers should be in a single transparent re-sealable plastic bag measuring 20 cm x 20 cm maximum


However you are allowed to carry the following items in your hand luggage in quantities appropriate to the length of your flight:

  • Food for babies and infants.
  • Liquid medicine which is necessary during the flight and which must be accompanied by the prescription.
  • Liquid purchases made after security checks in the duty-free zones or in vending machines situated in the departure lounge. These products have been inspected before their sale. 
  • Insulin for passengers suffering from diabetes with the corresponding prescription.


For more details please watch the video below and check out the Civil Aviation Authority website.

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