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Dangerous Goods

View a list of permitted dangerous goods and prohibited items on board aircraft.

  • Radioactive materials.
  • Poisonous (toxic) and infectious substances.
  • Magnetized materials such as a compass.
  • Teargas, such as self-protection mace canisters.
  • Explosive munitions, fireworks, toy gun caps and flares.
  • Corrosives (such as mercury, acids, alkalis and wet cell batteries).
  • Flammable Liquids and Solids such as, but not restricted to, paints, thinners, solvents and firelighters.
  • Substances liable to spontaneous combustion and substances which, on contact with water, emit flammable gases.
  • Oxidizing substances (such as bleaching powder and peroxides).
  • Magnetized materials and miscellaneous dangerous goods as listed in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • Oxygen. For safety reasons the airline does not permit Passengers to bring their own oxygen cylinders aboard an aircraft in Checked or Unchecked Baggage. The airline also cannot supply oxygen onboard.
  • Gases. Flammable, non-flammable, deeply refrigerated aerosols, gas cylinders, lighter and butane gas hairbrush refills and liquid nitrogen.

  • Medicinal and toilet articles in small quantities which should not exceed 2 kg or 2 liters.  Each individual article should not exceed 500ml.  This includes such items as hairsprays, perfumes and medicines containing alcohol.
  • Alcoholic beverages. The maximum quantity of alcoholic beverages may not exceed 5 litres and may not exceed 70% alcohol volume.
    • Carriage of alcohol-based sanitisers maximum alcohol volume 70% by Passengers are accepted as part of Medicinal or Toiletry Articles as follows:
      Domestic flights 1 x 500 ml max
      International / Regional flights 1 x 100 ml max
    • The sanitisers are acceptable as both Carry-on baggage and Checked baggage.
    • It is recommended that alcohol-based sanitisers be carried as hand baggage to avoid fire hazards.
    • Flip-top bottles are prone to leak due to cabin pressure fluctuations therefore use screw top bottles or any other means to prevent leakage and when packed with equipment containing lithium batteries. Carbon dioxide gas cylinders for the operation of mechanical limbs. Spare cylinders are also permitted.
  • Dry ice. A maximum of 1 kg of dry ice may be carried provided it is well ventilated to allow the escape of carbon dioxide gas.
  • Medial / Clinical thermometer. For personal use only and must be in a protective case.
  • Two small non-flammable gas cylinders which are fitted into a self-inflating life jacket plus two spare cartridges.
  • Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas. No more than one set per passenger or crew member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. These hair curlers must not be used on board the aircraft at any time.
  • Gas refills for such curlers are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage.
  • Personal smoking materials intended for use by an individual when carried on their person. However, lighter fuel and refills and lighters containing unabsorbed liquid fuel are not permitted.
  • Cardiac pacemakers containing radioactive material such as plutonium batteries, when surgically implanted in medical patients.
    • Pacemakers. Passengers with surgically implanted cardiac pacemakers powered by lithium batteries may travel onboard without restriction.
    • Matches or a lighter. Only enough for personal use and must be carried on the person.
    • Underwater torches or soldering iron. The heating element or the batteries must be removed.
    • Mercurial barometer – may only be carried by a weather bureau official and must be securely packed in leak-proof and puncture-resistant packing.

    • Ammunition. Cartridges in quantities not exceeding 5 kg per passenger for sporting purposes provided it is securely boxed.
    • Aqualung air cylinders. Only empty cylinders used for water diving will be accepted.
    • Battery operated wheelchairs wet and dry cell. Wheelchairs can be carried in the hold of all aircraft.

    • Security equipment such as attaché cases, cash boxes and cash bags incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material, are totally forbidden.
    • Disabling devices. Disabling devices such as mace, pepper spray, etc. containing an irritant or incapacitating substance is prohibited on the person, in checked baggage and cabin baggage.
    • Ammunition with explosives or incendiary projectiles are completely prohibited for carriage by air.