Information for passengers

While packing your luggage, please make sure the goods or substances you are taking with you are permitted to be taken on board aircraft.

Corresponding information is available on the ticket issued to you and on websites of air carriers and airports. We would like to draw your attention to fact that your air carrier may impose stricter requirements than listed below. Also the requirements of the airport of departure and destination may vary.

It is prohibited to take into the aircraft cabin any objects that may endanger the aircraft, passengers or the crew. Your luggage shall not contain any inflammable, explosive, corrosive, poisonous or otherwise dangerous goods or substances.

We would like to draw your attention to the following:

  • Pack your own luggage
  • Never agree to carry anything on board or in your luggage for someone else, no matter how sincerely you wish to help
  • Tke sure you know the content of your luggage to ensure it does not consist any prohibited goods or substances
  • Never leave your baggage unattended

Security Controls

Security controls include the screening of passengers, cabin baggage and hold luggage.

Please be advised that before screening, passengers are requested to: remove coats or jackets; take out laptops and other large electronical devices from cabin baggage; present any liquids aerosols and gels (LAGs) separately form cabin baggage.

Please also be advised that Security officer has the right to assess the harmfulness of the item and not to allow the items not mentioned in the list of prohibited items on board of an aircraft, if the item can be used to cause an injury.

Requirements are established by Regulation (EC) No. 300/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Liquids, gels and aerosols (LAGs)

Passengers may be allowed to carry liquids, gels and aerosols (LAGs) that are in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 millilitres or equivalent and contained in one transparent re-sealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding 1 litre. The contents of the plastic bag shall fit comfortably and the bag shall be completely closed. All EU airports shall screen, upon entry to the security restricted area, at least LAGs obtained at an airport or on board an aircraft that are sealed in a STEB inside which is displayed satisfactory proof of purchase at airside at an airport or on board an aircraft, as well as LAGs to be used during the trip for medical purposes or a special dietary requirement, including baby food.

Security staff may refuse access to a security restricted area and to the cabin of an aircraft any passenger in possession of an article not listed above over which they have concern. LAGs are including pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures, content of pressurised containers, toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfume, shaving foam and other items with similar consistencies.

List of prohibited articles

Devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, including:

  • firearms of all types, such as pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns;
  • toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms capable of being mistaken for real weapons;
  • component parts of firearms, excluding telescopic sights;
  • compressed air and CO2 guns, such as pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns;
  • signal flare pistols and starter pistols;
  • bows, cross bows and arrows;
  • harpoon guns and spear gun;
  • slingshots and catapults.

Explosives and incendiary substances and devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of aircraft, including:

  • ammunition;
  • sblasting caps;
  • detonators and fuses;
  • replica or imitation explosive devices;
  • mines, grenades and other explosive military stores;
  • fireworks and other pyrotechnics;
  • smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges;
  • dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.

Objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being used to cause serious injury, including

  • items designed for chopping, such as axes, hatchets and cleavers;
  • ice axes and ice picks;
  • razor blades;
  • box cutters;
  • knives with blades of more than 6 cm;
  • scissors with blades of more than 6 cm as measured from the fulcrum;
  • martial arts equipment with a sharp point or sharp edge;
  • swords and sabres. 

Tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft, including:

  • crowbars;
  • drills and drill bits, including cordless portable power drills;
  • tools with a blade or a shaft of more than 6 cm capable of use as a weapon, such as screwdrivers and chisels;
  • saws, including cordless portable power saws;
  • blowtorches;
  • bolt guns and nail guns. 

Devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise, including:

  • devices for shocking, such as stun guns, tasers and stun batons;
  • animal stunners and animal killers;
  • disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, pepper sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays. 

Objects capable of being used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:

  • baseball and softball bats;
  • clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks;
  • martial arts equipment. 

Last updated: 07.07.2021