Dangerous goods

According to international aviation law, passengers are not allowed to carry any of the following dangerous goods on board of an aircraft.

  1. The following articles of daily use

    • Briefcases and diplomat's cases with built-in alarm devices
    • Non rechargeable lithium batteries and cells. (Rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and laptops are exempted)
  2. Inflammable materials

    • Flammable solid items such as matches and other flammable and combustible materials
    • Flammable, non-flammable, deep-frozen and toxic propellants
    • Lighter gas
    • Camping gas
    • Camping stove
    • Combustible paste (e.g. for a fondue)
    • Flammable liquids such as lacquers, thinners, petrol or solvents
    • Flammable and non-flammable paints
    • Objects that release flammable gases on contact with water
  3. Gases

    • Irritant gases such as pepper spray, KO sprays etc.
    • Gas for lighters, camping stoves and burners
    • Butane gas bottles
    • Gas cylinders
    • Blue flame lighters or cigar lighters
    • Carbon cartridges for mineral water preparation
  4. Goods that pose a risk to health

    • Radioactive material
    • Toxic and infectious substances (viruses, bacteria)
  5. Other dangerous goods

    • Explosives, ammunition, fireworks and signal rockets
    • Non-rechargeable lithium batteries and cells from 2 g lithium per battery
    • Oxidizing substances such as bleach and peroxide
    • Corrosive substances such as acids, mercury, alkaline and cell battery liquids
    • Magnetic objects and other substances that are classified as dangerous
    • Electric shock weapons (e.g. tasers) with explosives, compressed gases or lithium batteries
    • E-bikes
    • Lithium battery powered transportation devices (e.g. hover boards, balance wheels)
    • Combustion engines (e.g. lawnmower, powered saws)
    • Blasting caps
    • Detonators and fuses
    • Mines, grenades, and other explosive military stores
    • Smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating – cartridges

Disclaimer : Items which are deemed dangerous or may affect the safety of the aircraft and/or its occupants will be confiscated. If you have any doubts regarding the suitability of an item, please contact the respective airline for further advice.

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