Hazardous Item

Certain items may jeopardize the safety of passengers. For this reason, they may be prohibited in carry-on or checked baggage, or their carriage may be subject to restrictions.

Any items that may endanger the aircraft, equipment on board or persons, must not be transported, e.g.:

  • Explosives,
  • compressed gases,
  • oxidising, radioactive, corrosive or magnetising substances,
  • highly flammable substances,
  • toxic, infectious or hazardous biological materials
  • any items or substances that are classified as dangerous under the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • catapults
  • Firearms and ammunition(with the exception of firearms declared via the following form » (Link opens in new window)

The list of prohibited articles is not exhaustive and may be supplemented at any time. Find out more » (opens in new window) about all prohibited items.

Dangerous goods that may endanger other people must be transported in checked baggage, e.g.:

  • Billiard/snooker cues
  • blunt instruments that can cause injury
  • any other sharp or pointed objects, such as nail scissors
  • toy guns and commercially available toys that could potentially be used as a weapon
  • Sports clubs/rackets and pre-registered sports equipment that can be used as a weapon

Important regulations

Contact us » if you have any questions or if you wish to register any dangerous items.

Please take care to prevent accidental start-up (and thus undesirable heat generation) of electronic devices such as laptops, cameras and diving torches.

Important restrictions apply to devices that are powered by lithium batteries. Please inform yourself about all restricted or prohibited items:

Restricted Items: 

restricted items
1 cigarette lighter or 1 box of safety matchespermitted on one´s person only
Carbon dioxide, solid (Dry ice)    max. 2.5 kg to pack with perishable goods, approval required

Thermometer which contains mercury (medical, clinical)
in protective case, 1 per person, permitted as checked baggage only
Bottles with gaseous oxygen for medical purposesmax. 5 kg gross weight, approval required
Portable electronic devices (PED) containing lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries, including medical devices such as portable oxygen concentrators (POC): Max. 100 Wh (lithium ion), max. 2 g (lithium metal)devices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and protected from damage, approval required
Lithium battery-powered (medical) electronic devices (PED, PMED): >100 Wh ≤160 Wh (lithium ion) for PED/PMED, >2 g ≤8 g (lithium metal) PMED onlydevices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and protected from damage, approval required
Batteries, spare/loose (lithium ion, lithium metal) for PED, powerbanks: Max. 100 Wh (lithium ion), max. 2 g (lithium metal)permitted as carry-on baggage only, batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits
Lithium batteries, spare/loose (lithium ion, lithium metal) for PED/PMED: >100 Wh ≤160 Wh (lithium ion) for PED/PMED, >2 g ≤8 g (lithium metal) PMED only                                                               max. 2 spare batteries, batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits, permitted as carry-on baggage only, approval required
e-cigarettesProtection against accidental activation, permitted as carry-on baggage or on one´s person only
Heat producing articles such as underwater torches (diving lamps) and soldering ironsapproval required

Prohibited Items

prohibited items
Small vehicles powered by lithium batteries (e-bike, e-golf bag/trolley, Segway, self-balancing scooter, Aero Wheels, e-board)Transport as cargo only.Please contact a freight forwarder.
Electro shock weaponscarriage not permitted
Cleaning and disinfection products that contain alcoholcarriage not permitted
Disabling devices (mace, pepper spray)carriage not permitted
Paint, fuel, dye, adhesivescarriage not permitted
Fuel lighters, “Strike anywhere” matches, “Blue flame” lighters, “Cigar” lighters, lighter fuel, lighter refillscarriage not permitted
Camping stoves (flammable liquid fuel)carriage not permitted
Liquid oxygen systemscarriage not permitted