Right Way to Pack

The items listed below must either be packed in your cargo-hold luggage or left at home. You may not take them into the aircraft cabin:

  • firearms: any weapon capable of firing a projectile by explosive force, air pressure or gas, including starter pistols and signal flare guns;
  • knives and cutters: including scissors, razor blades, sabers, swords, box cutters and craft knives, hunting knives, souvenir knives; any items used in martial arts; tools;
  • anything that can be used as a bludgeon: cudgels, truncheons, flash lamps (over 30 cm), large sporting equipment such as baseball bats, golf clubs, hockey sticks or the equivalent;
  • substances or objects that can cause injury or incapacity: any equipment that can cause incapacitation, for example through electric shock;
  • other items: such as skates, ice picks, ski poles and walking sticks, knitting needles, fishing gears, handcuffs, toy or replica guns and grenades;
  • any object which may reasonably be believed could be used to imitate a lethal weapon, including any object resembling a bomb or gun or any other dangerous item.

Items on the following list should be left at home or, if necessary, replaced with corresponding ones when you reach your destination. It is forbidden to take onto the plane any bottles or containers marked with a symbol indicating poisonous, corrosive or highly inflammable substances:

  • liquid, pressurized, inflammable or poisonous gases (e.g. butane cartridges for camping stoves, divers' oxygen or air cylinders, fire extinguishers, acetylene, liquid nitrogen, ammonia, chlorine)
  • flammable liquids and solids (e.g. paints, turpentine, petroleum, diesel oil, celluloid, phosphorous, calcium carbide, sodium);
  • explosives, ammunition, fireworks and signal flares;
  • corrosive substances (e.g. liquid batteries, sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, mercury);
  • oxidizing substances (e.g. bleaches, chemical oxygen generators, ammonium nitrate fertilizers, calcium chlorate);
  • poisons and infectious substances (e.g. arsenic, nicotine, pesticides, bacteria, viruses);
  • radioactive material (e.g. radioactive sources used in industry or medicine, cobalt 60, cesium 131);
  • other dangerous substances (e.g. asbestos, dry ice, powerful magnets, combustion engines, environmental poisons);

Passengers may take certain substances and requisites categorized as dangerous onto the plane, in accordance with regulations. For example, passengers may take into the cabin a box of matches or cigarette lighter carried in a pocket.

If you are carrying any special equipment or substances related to your profession or hobby, please contact SmartLynx Airlines by filling a form at section Inform Us in this webpage.