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Restricted items

Restricted items 

 

Certain items may endanger your safety if passengers take them onboard. That is why transportation as hand or checked baggage is prohibited or restricted. 
Please find below the list of restricted items which is not exhaustive and can be extended at any time.

Restrictions will be applied to certain devices during your Luxair flight. The quantity of devices will be defined beforehand. If these limits are exceeded, transport will be prohibited.
When prior approval is necessary, please contact the Customer Service Centre (+352) 2456-1.

 

Please download the Dangerous Goods Safety notice here.

  • flammable liquid

    • Alcoholic beverages 

    Alcoholic beverages are allowed if they are packed in retail packaging and do not contain more than 70% alcohol by volume in bottles not exceeding 5 L. The total quantity allowed by passenger is 5 L.


    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    Camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel with purged fuel tank

     

    Carry-on baggage: No
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes

     

    • Household and cleaning products (Bleach, swimming pool chemicals and related items)

    Forbidden 


    • Toiletries and medication (including aerosol products) such as hair sprays, perfumes and medicines containing alcohol (Examples: Liquids, pastes, gels, creams, hair spray, perfumes, colognes, nail polish, cleaning products and non-toxic aerosols with no subsidiary hazard, for sporting or home use, alcohol-based hand sanitisers).

     

    The quantity of toiletry and medicines articles and aerosols must not exceed 2 kg or 2 L and the quantity per article must not exceed 0.5 L or 0.5 kg.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes (must not exceed 100 ml.)
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    Note: release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap to prevent inadvertent release.

     

    • Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas

    One item per passenger is allowed. The safety cover must be securely fitted over the heating element. 
    Gas refills for such curlers are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No

     

    • Flammable liquids, paints, corrosives, poisons, gases, explosives

    Forbidden

    Please note: In the cabin, the net quantity of each item must not exceed 100 ml.

  • weapons

    • Electric weapons
    Electric weapons containing dangerous components such as explosives, compressed gas, lithium batteries: stun guns or batons (like Tasers), etc.
    Forbidden

     

    • Ammunition (securely packaged)

    Ammunition (cartridges for smaller calibre weapons) must be securely packed (divisions 1.4S, UN0012 or UN0014 only), should not exceed the gross weight of 5 kg per person, and for the use of this person only; explosive or incendiary-filled projectiles are not permitted. No war ammunitions are allowed.

     

    Carry-on baggage: No
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes
     

     

    • Explosives, fireworks
    Forbidden

     

    • Stunning devices specifically designed to stun or immobilise
    Forbidden

     

    • Guns, firearms, electroshock weapons and other devices that discharge projectiles 

    Forbidden
        
    Note: Regarding sport weapons and ammunitions, they must be packed in different bags. Weapons must be unloaded. More info

  • e-cigarettes

    E-cigarettes must be stowed away during the entire flight and must be individually protected so that accidental activation is not possible.

     

    • E-cigarettes and vaporising devices (e-cigars, e-pipes)

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: No
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    • Classic lighters and safety matches 

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes, only one on your person 
    Checked baggage. No
    Prior approval: No
     


    • Lighters with lithium batteries

     

    Must have a safety cap or other means that prevents unintentional activation.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes, only one on your person
    Checked baggage: No
    Prior approval: No
     


    • Replacement batteries for e-cigarettes. Each replacement battery must be protected against short circuiting.    

     

    Packed devices in carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: No
    Prior approval: No


    • Other devices (e.g. : lighters containing flammable, liquid, blue flame lighter, lighters fluid, strike anywhere matches, refill cartridges).


    Forbidden

  • batteries

    Note: The transport of lithium batteries which have been reported as damaged or defective or recalled by the manufacturer for safety reasons and which may cause a hazardous generation of heat, fire or a short circuit is prohibited.

     

    • Fuel-cell cartridges, spare for portable electronic devices

    The installation of a replacement cartridge is permitted but the filling of fuel cells is prohibited.

    The maximum amount of fuel in a fuel cell or a fuel-cell cartridge cannot exceed:

    •    200 ml for liquids,
    •    200 g for solids,
    •    for liquid gas, 120 ml for fuel cells or cartridges for non-metallic fuel cells, or 200 ml for fuel cells or cartridges for metallic fuel cells,
    •    for hydrogen in metallic hydrides, the cartridges for fuel cells must have a water capacity that is less than or equal to 120 ml.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: No
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    • Replacement batteries for toys, alarm system, remote control and others. The carriage of batteries, incl. lithium batteries (lithium metal: not exceeding 2 g of lithium; lithium ion: not exceeding 100 Wh) are allowed if they are packed individually and individually protected to prevent short circuits. This also includes external power sources, e.g. power banks 

     

    Example of devices: toys, alarm or control devices, remote controls, watches 

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes, maximum 20 lithium batteries per person & maximum 2 batteries of maximum 12 V for gel batteries
    Checked baggage: No 
    Prior approval: No 
     


    • Electronic devices with lithium ion batteries < 100 Wh 

    Example of devices: Laptops, iPads, GPS, cameras, video recorders, mobile phones or other devices with re-chargeable lithium-ion batteries. 


    Carry-on baggage: Yes, maximum 15 devices per person
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    • Gel batteries < 12V & < 100 Wh

     

    Maximum 2 spare batteries; spare batteries must be protected from short circuits.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Packed devices in checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes 

     

    Note: Gel batteries must be securely packaged
     

     

    • Electronic devices or replacement batteries between 100 Wh and 160 Wh 

    Example of devices: Work tools and drones, spare and external power bank batteries, laptops, drones, video cameras.


    Carry-on baggage: Yes (maximum 2 spare batteries)
    Checked baggage: Yes (spare batteries must be in carry-on baggage)
    Prior approval: Yes 
     

     

    • Electronic devices or replacement batteries > 160 Wh

    Example of devices: electric drill, drones, large tools, batteries 

    Forbidden

     

    Note: lithium metal batteries containing over 8g of lithium and lithium ion batteries with a Wh rating exceeding 160 Wh are not allowed. 


    • Baggage containing batteries < 100 Wh

    Example: bag or other baggage item with batteries used for recharging personal portable devices or powering integrated electronic functions (weight sensors, GPS trackers, etc.). 
    Only bags with removable batteries are permitted on board.

     

  • gas

    • Gas cartridges, small, non-flammable

    Containing carbon dioxide –up to two cartridges fitted into a self-inflating safety device such as a life jacket or vest are permitted. One passenger can carry maximum two devices  and up to two spare small cartridges. Maximum 4 cartridges up to 50 ml water capacity for other devices.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes

     

    • Dry ice (carbon, dioxide, solid) 

    Max   2.5 kg per passenger. 

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes

     

    Gas cylinders, non-flammable 

    Cylinders that have been emptied (pressure less than 200 kPa or 2.0 bars) will be accepted and considered as diving equipment. More info
    Forbidden

     

    • Compressed air

    Forbidden


    • Avalanche rescue backpacks 

    Contains a cartridge of non-flammable and non-toxic compressed gas. Can also be equipped with pyrotechnic trigger containing up to 200 mg of explosives in division 1.4S; maximum 1 per passenger.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes
     

     

    • Flammable gas
    Example for devices: cartridges of flammable gas, tools, blow torches and others.
    Forbidden

  • oxygen

    • Radioisotope cardiac pacemakers 

    Pacemakers or equivalent devices with radioactive isotopes (including those using lithium batteries), implanted in the body or attached to its exterior.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes, on your person 
    Checked baggage: Yes, on your  person
    Prior approval: No
     

     

    • Medical thermometer, mercury-filled in protective case

     

    Carry-on baggage: No
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No

     

    • Portable medical electronic devices with lithium ion batteries < 100 Wh 

     

    Example of devices: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), nebuliser, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) can be carried by passengers for medical use. 

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: No

     

    Note: Each spare battery must be individually packed and protected against short circuit. 
     

     

    • Oxygen or air, gases, cylinders required for medical use

    The cylinder must not exceed 5 kg gross weight.
    - measure less than 45 cm (height)
    - packed in a manner to prevent any chocks during transport (hard bag/box)
    - stowed under the seat at all times (whether it is in use or not).

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes
     

     

    • Liquid oxygen

    Devices with liquid oxygen for medical use.

    Forbidden

  • reduced mobility

    Please check the following link. To “Travelling with special assistance” 

  • segway

    • Battery-powered mobility aids (e. g.: mobility scooter)

    Forbidden


    • Battery-powered medical devices (e. g.: medical computer)

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes, if >100 Wh 


    • Spare batteries for battery-powered mobility aids and battery powered medical devices

    A passenger may carry a maximum of one spare lithium ion battery not exceeding 300 Wh (in total 2 batteries) or two spare batteries each not exceeding 160 Wh (in total 4 batteries).

     

    • Electric bicycles

     

    Carry-on baggage: No
    Checked baggage: Yes (E-bikes can be transported only if the battery has been removed and will be treated as regular bike).  If the Wh of the battery exceeds more than 160 Wh, you cannot bring it with you, not in your checked baggage nor in your carry-on baggage.

     

    • Self-balancing devices with or without batteries and other electric vehicles for leisure purposes.

    Example of vehicles: lithium battery operated electric skateboard, hoverboard, Segway, ox board, airwheel.

    Forbidden

     

    Note: These types of vehicles are not permitted on board regardless of the Wh battery power in and even if the battery has been removed. 

  • animal

    Transporting protected species of animals or plants is prohibited.

    Forbidden

     

  • blood

    • Living organs to be used for embryos, transplants must be transported as cargo only.

    Forbidden


    • Human blood 

    Forbidden 
     

  • diving lamp

    • Heat producing articles 

    Example of devices:  diving lamps and other devices which can generate extreme heat and could cause a fire.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: Yes
    Prior approval: Yes
     


    • Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags cash bags incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and or pyrotechnic material

    Forbidden

     

    • Meteorological thermometer or barometer containing mercury. Carried by meteorologist for professional reasons only.

     

    Carry-on baggage: Yes
    Checked baggage: No
    Prior approval: Yes
     

     

Please note: For reasons of safety and/or security and/or at the request of the authorities, we may refuse to accept baggage containing dangerous goods or prohibited articles, and reserve the right to search your baggage to determine whether you are carrying such items. For that purpose, we may search your baggage in your absence if you are not available and may break any locks attached to your baggage. If the passenger refuses to comply with such requests, we may refuse to transport the Passenger and its baggage.