Security rules

 Items prohibited in hand baggage
 Items prohibited in hold baggage
 F.A.Q. about prohibited items
 Course of security check

  • Please become familiar with all the standards of aviation security before you get to the airport; should you have any doubts, do not hesitate to contact the airline you travel with, or the airport information desk. While preparing for your travel, always check whether the objects you intend to transport are allowed to be transported.
  • Arrive at the airport in advance in order to have enough time for a smooth check-in process. When checking in at the check-in counters, make sure whether any of the items that you are going to transport in your cabin baggage has to be moved to your checked baggage.
  • Wait your turn at the security check. Respect the designated queues and corridors; always respect instructions and orders of the security officers. Thus you will contribute to a smooth course of the security check.
  • Present your liquids separately from other hand luggage for screening at security.
  • Take out large electronics items (laptops, notebooks, tablets, etc.) out of your baggage and put them in the plastic tray.
  • Place your baggage on the X-ray machine belt.
  • Put all metal objects in the plastic tray, including mobile phones, keys, cigarettes, coins, credit cards, wallets.
  • Also put your outer wear in the plastic tray (coat, jacket).
  • Wait for instructions from the security officers and pass through the detection frame when they ask you to.,. Please accept calmly any potential request for an additional check, it is not directed against you personally.
  • Your luggage and personal belongings will be subjected to an X-ray check. When asked, open your baggage, or submit any of the checked objects for a subsequent inspection. Please accept this without reservations. Once the security check is completed, do not forget to take your luggage back together with all your items set aside.
  • Never leave your luggage unattended!
  • Please follow the Airport Staff instructions.
  • Smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY IN HAND BAGGAGE

Guns, firearms and weapons 

Any object capable, or appearing capable, of discharging a projectile or causing injury, including:

  • all firearms (pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns etc.)
  • replica and imitation firearms
  • component parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sighting devices and sights)
  • air pistols, rifles and pellet guns
  • signal flare pistols
  • starter pistols
  • toy guns of all types
  • paintball guns
  • crossbows
  • catapults
  • harpoon and spear guns
  • arrows and darts
  • lighters shaped like a firearm

Stunning devices

Devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise, including:

  • devices for shocking, such as stun guns, tasers and stun batons,
  • animal stunners and animal killers,
  • disabling and incapaciting chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, peppers sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellents sprays

Pointed / edged weapons and sharp objects

Pointed or bladed articles capable of causing injury, including:

  • axes and hatchets
  • ice axes and ice picks
  • open razors and blades
  • utility knives
  • knives, including ceremonial knives, with blades of more than 6 cm, made of metal or any other material strong enough to be used as a potential weapon
  • scissors with blades more than 6 cm in length
  • throwing stars
  • sabres, swords and swordsticks
  • crampons
  • harpoons and spears
  • ice skates
  • lockable or flick knives with blades of any length
  • scalpels
  • machetes
  • ski and walking/hiking poles

Tools

Tradesmen’s tools that have the potential to be used as a pointed or edged weapon, including:

  • crowbars
  • drills and drill bits
  • tools with blades or edge more than 6 cm in length (e.g. screwdrivers)
  • all saws
  • blowtorches
  • industrial bolt and nail guns
  • hammers, pliers, wrenches / spanners

Blunt instruments

Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, including:

  • baseball and softball bats
  • clubs or batons - rigid or flexible (e.g. billy clubs, blackjacks, nightsticks and batons)
  • martial arts equipment (e.g. knuckledusters, clubs, coshes, rice flails, nun chucks etc.)
  • rods
  • cricket bats, golf clubs
  • hockey sticks
  • lacrosse sticks
  • all paddles
  • skateboards
  • billiard, snooker and pool cues
  • fishing rods

Explosives and flammable substances

Any explosive or highly combustible substances which pose a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/safety of aircraft or property, including:

  • ammunition
  • blasting caps
  • detonators and fuses
  • explosives and explosive devices
  • replica or imitation explosive material or devices
  • mines, grenades and other explosive military stores
  • fireworks, flares (in any form) and other pyrotechnics (including party poppers and toy caps)
  • smoke generating canisters or cartridges
  • gas and gas containers (e.g. butane, propane, acetylene, oxygen - in larger volume)
  • non-safety matches
  • flammable liquid fuel (e.g. petrol/gasoline, diesel, lighter fluid, alcohol, ethanol)
  • aerosol spray paint
  • turpentine and paint thinner
  • alcoholic beverages exceeding 70 % by volume (140 % proof)

Chemical and toxic substance

Any chemical or toxic substances which pose a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security or safety of aircraft or property, including:

  • acids and alkalis (e.g. spillable "wet" batteries)
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  • 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 biological hazardous material (e.g. infected blood, bacteria and viruses)
  • material capable of spontaneous ignition or combustion
  • fire extinguishers

Liquids and gels 

Liquids include gels, pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures and the contents of pressurised containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfume, shaving foam, aerosols and other items of similar consistency. 

Exceptions may be granted if the liquid is:

  • in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 millilitres or equivalent and contained in one transparent resealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding one litre; the contents of the plastic bag shall fit comfortably and the bag shall be completely closed; or
  • to be used during the trip and is either required for medical purposes or a special dietary requirement, including baby food; when requested to do so, the passenger shall provide proof of authenticity of the exempted liquid; or
  • in security bag that is both tamper evident obtained at another airport or on board an aircraft.

All of the above liquids must be submitted to separate check out the cabin baggage, liquids over 100 ml are checked for special detection equipment.

Despite the above stated list of prohibited items security staff has the right to determine other items as prohibited, because those items can raise the reasonable suspicion that they might be used to endanger the safety of civil aviation.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY IN HOLD BAGGAGE

  • ammunition
  • blasting caps
  • detonators and fuses
  • explosives and explosive devices
  • mines, grenades and other explosive military stores
  • fireworks and other pyrotechnics
  • smoke generating canisters or cartridges
  • gases, including propane and butane
  • flammable liquids, including gasoline and methanol
  • flammable solids and reactive substances, including magnesium, firelighters, fireworks and flares
  • oxidisers and organic peroxides, including bleach and car body repair kits
  • toxic or infectious substances, including rat poison and infected blood
  • radioactive material, including medicinal or commercial isotopes
  • corrosives, including mercury and vehicle batteries
  • vehicle fuel system components which have contained fuel

Despite the above stated list of prohibited items security staff has the right to determine other items as prohibited, because those items can raise the reasonable suspicion that they might be used to endanger the safety of civil aviation.

F.A.Q. ABOUT PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Crutches and other physical health aids
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Camping gas containers and other containers containing flammable compressed gas
    Prohibited in both hand and checked baggage.
  • Cigarette lighters, matches and lighter refills
    Lighters and matches allowed in quantities of 1 lighter or 1 match box per person, but prohibited in checked baggage. Petrol (Zippo) and so-called "turbo" lighters (Torch Lighters), creating a narrow beam directional flame whose temperature is significantly higher than conventional lighters are prohibited in both the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Pastries, desserts, cakes, etc.
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage, unless they contain a liquid component (in which case they are subject to restrictions on the transport of liquids and gels).
  • Baby food, solid and liquid
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage in the form of liquid nutrition but only in quantities necessary for the flight.
  • Children and face powders
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Umbrellas and parasols
    Standard umbrellas allowed in the cabin and checked baggage. Larger umbrellas and parasols permitted only in checked baggage.
  • Electronic equipment and appliances
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Electrical batteries and accumulators
    Conventional batteries and accumulators to power small electronics (including mobile phonesand digital cameras) are allowed. In the case of other electrical sources (e.g. batteries with free electrolyte), it is necessary to contact your airline.
  • Cameras and camcorders
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Body implants
    There are no restrictions for the carriage of passengers with body implants. A medical certificate is appropriate but not necessary.
  • Needles for insulin and other essential health drugs
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage. Medications must be transported in their original packaging, a medical certificate is appropriate but not necessary.
  • Disposable safety razors
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Pacemaker
    There are no restrictions for the transport of passengers with pacemakers. The passenger has the right to ask security personnel for a physical security check instead of screening by the electronic devices.
  • Jams and similar foods
    Transportation in the hand luggage is restricted similar to the transportation of liquids and gels. Allowed in checked baggage with no restrictions.
  • Meat products, sausages
    If they contain a liquid component, their transportation in the hand luggage is restricted similar to the transportation of liquids and gels. Allowed in checked baggage with no restrictions.
  • Unprotected razor blades / razors
    Banned in hand luggage. Allowed in checked baggage when placed in a packaging that ensures safe luggage handling (no risk of injury to personnel).
  • Solid drugs and medications, pills, etc.
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Pepper spray, paralyzers and other items containing irritants
    Prohibited in both hand and checked baggage.
  • Empty bottles and other empty containers
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Fishing rods
    Banned in hand luggage. Allowed only in checked baggage.
  • Solutions for storing contact lenses
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Sprays and other pressure cans, unless they are a medicine or toiletry
    Prohibited both in hand and checked baggage.
  • Liquid medicines and other medications
    Allowed in the cabin and checked baggage. Medications must be transported in their original packaging, a medical certificate is appropriate but not necessary.
  • Solid food and food, bread, cereals
    Allowed both in the cabin and checked baggage.
  • Fireworks, sparklers
    Prohibited in both hand and checked baggage.

Course of security check

 

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