Dangerous and restricted items you can't take on a flight

There are restrictions in place to keep dangerous items from being taken on board a flight. Find out what you can and can't take in your hand baggage (bags you carry on to the aircraft) and checked-in (or hold) baggage.

Contact the airline

The rules for what you're allowed to carry on board your flight are strict, particularly on hand luggage.

Contact your airline if you have questions about how much hand luggage you can take or its size and shape.

Dangerous or restricted items

You can find guidance on what you can and can't take aboard when you fly on the following page:

Airport security staff won’t let anything through that they consider dangerous - even if the item is usually allowed in luggage.

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