Prohibited baggage

a) Guns, Firearms & Weapons

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

All firearms (Pistols, Revolvers, Rifles, Shotguns etc)
Replica and imitation firearms
Component parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sighting devices and sights)
Air pistols, rifle and pellets guns
Signal flare pistols
Starter pistols
Toy guns of all types
Ball bearing guns
Industrial Bolt and Nail Guns
Cross bows
Harpoon & Spear Guns
Animal Humane Killers
Stun or shocking devices e.g. cattle prods, ballistic conducted energy weapons (teaser)
Lighters shaped like firearms

b) Pointed/edge Weapons & Sharp Objects

pointed or bladed articles capable of causing injury, including,

Axes & hatches
Arrows & darts
Harpoons & spears
Ice axes & ice picks
Ice skates
Lockable flick knives with blades of any length
Knives, with a blade length of more than 6 cm, including ceremonial knives with blades of any length, made of metal or any other material strong enough to be used as potential weapon.
Meat cleavers
Open razors and blades (excluding safety or disposable razors with blades enclosed in cartridge)
Sables, Swords & swordsticks
Scissors with blades of any length
Ski and Walking/Hiking poles
Throwing stars
Tradesman’s tools that have the potential to be used as a pointed or edged weapon e.g. drills and dill bits, box cutters, utility knives, all saws, screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers, pliers, wrenches/spanners, blow torches.

c) Blunt instruments

Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, including;

Baseball and softball bats
Clubs or batons – rigid or flexible -e.g. Billy clubshubs, blackjacks, night sticks & batons
Cricket bats
Golf clubs
Hockey sticks
Lacrosse sticks
Kayak an Canoe paddles
Billiard, snooker and pool cues
Fishing rods
Martial arts equipment e.g. knuckle dusters, clubs, cosh, rice flails, num chucks.

(d) Liquids

Liquids ,unless in individual containers with a capacity not

greater than 100 milliliters or equivalent and contained in one transparent resalable 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. Liquids include gels, pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures and the contents of pressurized containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfume, shaving foam, aerosols and other items of similar consistency.

Exemptions may be granted if the liquid is:

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 the passenger shall provide proof of authenticity of the exempted liquid: or
obtained airside beyond the point where boarding passes are controlled from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme, on condition that the liquid is packed in a bag that is both tamper evident and displays satisfactory proof of purchase at that airport on that day or;
obtained in the security restricted area from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme.

e) Explosive 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;

Blasting caps
Detonators & fuses
Explosives and explosive devices
Replica or imitation explosive material or devices
Mines & 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 & paint thinner
Alcoholic beverages exceeding 70% by volume (140% proof)

(f) 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 property, including:

Acids and Alkalis e.g. spillablespill able 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
Infections or biological hazardous material – e.g. infected blood, bacteria and viruses
Material capable of spontaneous ignition or combustion.
Fire extinguishers