16 September 2018

Cabin baggage

What items are forbidden to take on board in cabin baggage?

For reasons of safety, it is forbidden to carry the following items in the sterile areas and on board an aircraft.

  • pistols, firearms, revolvers, rifles and shotguns
  • toy weapons
  • component parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sights)
  • compressed air and CO2 guns (pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns)
  • signal flare pistols and starter pistols
  • bows, cross bows and arrows
  • harpoon guns and spear guns
  • slingshots and catapults
Stunning devices 
  • 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 with a sharp point or sharp edge
  • items designed for cutting (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
Workmen’s tools
  • 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
  • blunt instruments
  • baseball and softball bats
  • clubs and batons (such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks)
  • martial arts equipment
Explosives and incendiary substances and devices
  • ammunition
  • blasting 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
  • LAG (Liquids, Aerosols, Gels)
  • water and other drinks, soups, syrups
  • creams, lotions and oils
  • perfumes
  • sprays
  • gels (including hair gels and shower gels)
  • contents of pressurised containers (including shaving foam, other foams, aerosols and deodorants)
  • pastes (including toothpastes)
  • liquid/solid mixtures
  • mascara
The liquids listed above can be transported if kept in individual containers with a capacity of no more than 100 millilitres or equivalent (e.g. 100 grams) placed inside a transparent, re-sealable plastic bag with a capacity of no more than 1 litre (or of equivalent dimensions, for example 18 x 20 cm approx.) and separated from other cabin baggage.

Text by Alisè Vitri
Published on 04 April 2018
Photos: Sisterscom.com, Shutterstock
Credit:  www.enac.gov.it
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