The international rules of civil aviation strictly stipulate the list of items permitted on board the aircraft, in hand baggage and registered baggage. These regulations have been developed to ensure the safety of aircraft, crews and passengers. The rules may vary from one carrier to another - the list below is a general one - applicable to any company.
Items forbidden in hand baggage
All items that could jeopardize the safety of the flight, aircraft, crew and passengers are prohibited:
- Blades and any sharp, uncut, metallic or non-metallic objects (for example, nail scissors, razor blades, etc.)
- Cartridges and ammunition for hunting and shooting sports weapons
- Fragrance bottles exceeding 100 ml
- Aerosol containers for cosmetic use exceeding 100 ml
- Toys or replicas of weapons
- Mercury thermometer for medical or clinical use
- Other objects that may jeopardize flight safety
Items allowed in hand baggage
Cosmetics and medicines (max. 100 ml)
- Medicines (in containers larger than 100 ml must be accompanied by the prescription)
- Toothpaste, mouthwash
- Deodorants, oils, perfumes
- Nail polish, nail polish (non-flammable)
- Massage oils, lubricants
- Cleanser, toner, lotions
- Lip gel
- Shampoo, balm, shower gel, liquid soap
- Gel, spray de par
Electronic and electrical equipment
- Mobile phones
- Photo cameras
- Photo accessories, without sharp edges
- Video cameras
- MP3, DVD/CD player
- Hair straightener, hair dryers, hair curlers
- Shaving machine, electric epilator (without removable blade)
Food, beverages, cigarettes
- Alcohol and other liquids bought from duty-free
- Cigarettes (maximum 1 carton)
- Cakes, biscuits, peanuts, fruit, sweets etc.
- Yogurt, whipped cream, pudding (up to 100 ml)
- Sauces (up to 100 ml)
- Heels (shoes)
- Nail clippers, paper nail file
- Musical instruments
- Baby carriage (folding, for infant passengers)
Additional items on board
Additionally to the cabin baggage you can take the following items on board free of charge:
- a coat or blanket
- mobile phone
- reading material for the flight
- for children younger than two: food for the duration of the flight and a foldable baby stroller or a small crib
- a pair of crutches for physically disabled passengers
Liquids in cabin baggage
To protect passengers from the danger of liquid explosives, the EU has adopted new security measures that restrict the amount of liquids admitted and passed through in baggage to be carried in passenger cabin.
These rules apply to all passengers traveling in the EU, regardless of their destination.
At check-in points the Passenger and hand baggage you will be subject to control of liquids and other prohibited items / substances.
These new regulations do not limit the amount of liquids Passengers can buy from stores located at check-in and border checkpoints (duty free) or on board of EU airlines.
You are only allowed to take small quantities of liquids in your hand luggage. 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 of not more than one litre capacity per passenger (see document below).