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Generally speaking, the transport of the following objects, which can cause irreparable damage to your health and safety as well as that of your fellow passengers, is not allowed in the security restricted area and the passenger cabin of the aircraft. This category includes: 

a) Firearms and other weapons. 
Any article that is capable or appears to be capable of discharging a projectile or causing injury.

The following are included:

  • All firearms (pistols, revolvers, rifles, hunting rifles, shotguns, etc.)
  • Replica and imitation firearms
  • Component parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sighting devices & sights)
  • Air pistols, rifles and pellet guns
  • Signal flare pistols
  • Starter pistols
  • Toy guns of all types
  • Ball-bearing guns
  • Industrial bolt and nail guns
  • Crossbows
  • Slingshots and catapults
  • Harpoon & spear guns
  • Animal stunners
  • Stunning or shocking devices, e.g. cattle prods, ballistic conducted energy weapons (taser)
  • Lighters shaped like a firearm

b) Pointed/edged weapons & sharp objects.
Pointed or bladed articles capable of causing injury. The following are included:

  • Axes and hatchets
  • Arrows and darts
  • Crampons
  • Harpoons and spears
  • Ice axes and ice picks
  • Ice skates
  • Lockable or flick knives with blades of any length
  • Knives, including ceremonial knives, with blades longer than 6 cm, made of metal or any other material strong enough to be used as a potential weapon
  • Meat cleavers
  • Machetes
  • Open razors and blades (excluding safety or disposable razors with blades enclosed in cartridge)
  • Sabres, swords and swordsticks
  • Scalpels
  • Scissors with blades longer than 6 cm
  • Ski and walking/hiking poles
  • Throwing stars (shuriken)
  • Tradesman's tools that have the potential to be used as a pointed or edged weapon e.g. drills and drill bits, box cutters, kitchen knives, all saws, screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers, pliers, wrenches/ spanners, blowtorches

c) Blunt instruments.

Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury. The following are included:

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Clubs or batons – rigid or flexible – e.g. truncheons, nightsticks & batons
  • Cricket bats
  • Golf clubs
  • Hockey sticks
  • Lacrosse sticks
  • Kayak and canoe paddles
  • Skateboards
  • Billiard, snooker and pool cues
  • Fishing rods
  • Martial arts equipment e.g. brass knuckles, clubs, coshes, rice flails, nunchaku, kubaton, kubasaunt.

d) Explosives and flammable substances.

Any explosive or highly combustible substances which poses a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/ safety of aircraft or property.

The following are included:

  • Ammunition
  • Blasting caps
  • Detonators and fuses
  • Explosives and explosive devices
  • Replica or imitation explosive material or devices
  • Mines and other explosive military stores
  • Grenades of all types
  • Gas & gas containers e.g. butane, propane, acetylene, oxygen – in large volume
  • Fireworks, flares in any form and other pyrotechnics (including party poppers and toy caps)
  • Non-safety matches
  • Smoke-generating canisters or cartridges
  • Flammable liquid fuel e.g. petrol/gasoline, diesel, lighter fluid, alcohol, ethanol
  • Aerosol spray paint
  • Turpentine and paint thinner
  • Alcoholic beverages exceeding 70% alcohol content by volume (140% proof)

e) Chemical and toxic substances.

Any chemical or toxic substances which poses a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/safety of aircraft or property.

The following are included:

  • Acids and alkalis e.g. 'wet' batteries
  • Corrosive or bleaching substances, e.g. mercury, chlorine
  • Disabling or incapacitating sprays, e.g. mace, pepper spray, tear gas
  • Radioactive material, e.g. medicinal or commercial isotopes
  • Poisons
  • Infectious or biologically hazardous material, e.g. infected blood, bacteria and viruses
  • Material capable of spontaneous ignition or combustion