Prohibited Items

Air transport is subject to strict security rules.  Before you fly, find out which items are excluded from carriage.

According to the applicable international regulations, you are not allowed to have, either with/on you or in your cabin baggage, the following items:

  • Weapons
  • Ammunition
  • Knives and all other items of a stabbing or cutting nature
  • Toys that look similar to real weapons (e.g., pistols, grenades)

Dangerous materials (explosives and ammunition, flammable and corrosive materials, compressed gases, toxic and infectious substances, oxidizing substances, radioactive materials, magnetic materials and other dangerous goods) may only be carried as cargo on air-waybill and under special conditions of carriage.




You are only permitted to take small quantities of liquids in your cabin luggage or on your person.  These liquids must be in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres each.  You must pack these containers in one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag with a capacity not exceeding one litre per person.

Liquids include:

  • Water and other drinks, soups, syrups
  • Creams, lotions and oils
  • Perfumes
  • Sprays
  • Gels, including hair and shower gels
  • Contents of pressurised containers, including shaving foam, setting foams, other foams and deodorants
  • Pastes, including toothpaste
  • Liquid-solid mixtures
  • Any other item of similar consistency

Furthermore, you can take the following liquids on board:

Liquids for use during the flight, such as liquids required for medicinal purposes or due to special dietary requirements, including baby food.  If you are carrying liquids for medicinal purposes or baby food, make sure they do not exceed the quantity required for the flight.  Security staff may ask you to taste the liquid (e.g., baby food) or present a document of its origin (e.g., if carrying insulin, you must show a medical certificate or a prescription in your name).

For more information about carrying liquids on board, see the security regulations.

For details about carrying baggage and about prohibited items, see the Conditions of Carriage.