Dangerous personal belongings

In order to ensure the safety of all passengers on our flights the following goods are restricted or completely prohibited on the aircraft. If you carry these regardless, you run the risk of the goods being confiscated at the airport.

Only allowed in hand luggage and in the passenger cabin

Replacement batteries/power banks


Heat-producing goods

Only allowed on your person

A small lighter/box of matches

Prohibited in checked baggage and hand luggage


Oxygen bottles

Oxidising materials/corrosive materials

Stunning equipment

Fuel/fuel paste

Camping gas

Paint/Alcohol > 70 %

Poison/household chemicals

Battery-powered transport

Radioactive material

Prohibited in hand luggage


Sharp/pointed goods

Blunt instruments


Powders > 350 ml (USA flights)

Definition of dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment. There are special regulations concerning the carriage of these items.

For safety reasons, the following dangerous goods may not be carried either on your person or in your luggage:

  • Corrosive materials such as acids, wet batteries, mercury (exception: a medical or clinical thermometer per passenger)
  • Containers with gases such as camping stoves, gas lighters with blue flames, transportable liquid oxygen systems (O₂)
  • Flammable solids such as hurricane matches, dry spirits
  • Flammable liquid materials such as wind-proof lighters, fuel, lacquers, alcohol > 70 % vol.
  • Explosive materials such as explosives, fireworks, pyrotechnic material
  • Poisonous materials such as pesticides, insecticides
  • Infectious materials such as viral cultures
  • oxidising materials such as dyes, bleach
  • Radioactive material
  • Miscellaneous dangerous goods or items such as magnetic material, combustion engines, stun guns, pepper spray, safety cases, e-bikes and other electronic transport which are powered by lithium batteries, regardless of the battery power such as hoverboards, mini segways, air wheels or foldable scooters

Medicines, toiletries,handheld electronic devices, lithium batteries and certain other items may be carried if they meet specific transport regulations.

Prohibited goods

Items with carriage restrictions

Some goods may only be carried in the aircraft if they comply with certain transport regulations. If they do not comply they cannot be carried.

Explanatory video for dangerous goods

How you should properly carry lithium batteries and other dangerous personal belongings on flights.