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Dangerous Goods & Prohibited Articles in Baggage

Dangerous Goods

Many common travel items contain substances which make them unsuitable for carriage by air, or which mean there are certain restrictions surrounding their carriage. Find out more about dangerous goods

Jet2.com also have the following operator restrictions on the carriage of Dangerous Goods:

  • Jet2.com does not accept Cargo shipments
  • When carried by customers, lithium ion batteries, lithium metal batteries, and power banks that do not clearly state the watt-hour rating or lithium metal content, or where the watt-hour rating cannot easily be otherwise ascertained, are forbidden
  • Small vehicles powered by lithium batteries, such as balance wheel, air wheel, solo wheel, hoverboards, bikes, etc., are forbidden to be transported in passenger luggage as checked or carry-on baggage

Failure to comply with Dangerous Goods restrictions is a criminal offence.

Items Containing Lithium Batteries

Your safety is our priority when travelling with us, and we would therefore like to draw your attention to the below requirements when travelling with items containing lithium batteries:

  • Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) containing lithium batteries, such as laptops, tablets, and e-readers, must be carried in the cabin and have a watt-hour rating of 160Wh or less. For PEDs where the watt-hour rating of the battery exceeds 100Wh but are less than 160Wh, approval must be granted by Jet2.com prior to travel
  • E-cigarettes may be carried in cabin baggage providing they are individually protected, however these are prohibited to be used onboard our aircraft and within airports (unless in designated smoking areas)
  • Power banks are permitted onboard as cabin baggage and may be used during your flight, however these must not exceed 100Wh. When not in use, exposed terminals must be individually protected to prevent short circuit
  • Damaged Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs), including power banks and lithium batteries / cells, are forbidden from carriage in all circumstances
  • A maximum of 15 PEDs per person may be carried 

Munitions of War

Jet2.com does not carry munitions of war, including shooting equipment that fires projectiles and ammunition onboard any scheduled flights.

Prohibited Articles
In accordance with European Regulations, passengers are not permitted to carry the following articles into security restricted areas and onboard an aircraft:

  • Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles – devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, including:
    • Firearms of all types, such as pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns
    • Toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms capable of being mistaken for real weapons
    • Component parts of firearms, excluding telescopic sights
    • Compressed air and CO2 guns, such as pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns
    • Signal flare pistols and starter pistols
    • Bows, cross bows and arrows
    • Harpoon guns and spear guns
    • Slingshots and catapults

  • Stunning devices – devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise, including:
    • Devices for shocking, such as stun guns, tasers and stun batons
    • Animal stunners and animal killers
    • Disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, pepper sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays

  • Objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being used to cause serious injury, including:
    • Items designed for chopping, such as axes, hatchets and cleavers
    • Ice axes and ice picks
    • Razor blades
    • Box cutters
    • Knives with blades of more than 6 cm
    • Scissors with blades of more than 6 cm as measured from the fulcrum
    • Martial arts equipment with a sharp point or sharp edge
    • Swords and sabres

  • Workmen’s tools – tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft, including:
    • Crowbars
    • Drills and drill bits, including cordless portable power drills
    • Saws, including cordless portable power saws
    • Blowtorches
    • Bolt guns and nail guns

  • Blunt instruments – objects capable of being used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:
    • Baseball and softball bats
    • Clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks
    • Martial arts equipment

  • Explosives and incendiary substances and devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of aircraft, including:
    • Ammunition
    • Blasting caps
    • Detonators and fuses
    • Replica or imitation explosive devices
    • Mines, grenades and other explosive military stores
    • Fireworks and other pyrotechnics
    • Smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges
    • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives

In addition, passengers are not permitted to carry the following articles in their hold baggage:

  • Explosives and incendiary substances and devices capable of being used to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of aircraft, including:
    • Ammunition
    • Blasting caps
    • Detonators and fuses
    • Mines, grenades and other explosive military stores
    • Fireworks and other pyrotechnics
    • Smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges
    • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives