What items are prohibited in the cabin and in the hold?

Articles prohibited in the cabin:

●      All liquids, creams, gels, pastes and aerosols are permitted in hand luggage in SMALL AMOUNTS in containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres each. These items must be placed in a clear ziplock plastic bag (max. capacity of 1 litre). Liquids of over 100 millilitres must be transported in checked baggage. Exceptions: baby food and drink that is necessary for the journey, and medicines that are necessary for the journey (a prescription may be required).

●      All pointed and sharp objects that may endanger public safety are prohibited: scissors, knives, daggers, switchblades, straight-edged razors, scalpels, lead or steel-tipped canes, archery equipment, crossbows, slingshots, etc., as well as all objects considered bladed weapons.

●      Blunt objects such as hammers and screwdrivers, sports equipment such as baseball bats, cricket bats, golf clubs and hockey sticks, and martial arts instruments such as coshes are prohibited.

●      All firearms: war firearms, defensive firearms, trade show firearms, hunting firearms, exhibition firearms and antique or collectible firearms, as well as imitations.

Articles prohibited in the hold and in the cabin:

●      All dangerous or explosive materials and substances (firecrackers, fireworks, detonators, etc.), as well as flammable materials such as petrol, paint, dangerous chemicals, gas and self-defence equipment that emits irritant or tear gas.

All airlines are gradually introducing the ban on all Samsung Galaxy Note 7s on board planes, even if they are switched off, implemented on 15 October, 2016 in the United States because of the risk of fire.

A few weeks ago, airports in Paris implemented a new checked baggage policy: The famous ultra-light, often red and brown bags commonly known as ’Tati bags’ are now prohibited in checked baggage.