The security check is an essential part of modern air travel. It’s vital to ensure everyone’s safety, but we appreciate it can be a bit time-consuming. Likewise the customs check is an essential requirement. Here’s what you can do to help things run smoothly.
Like all countries, we have rules about what you can and can’t bring with you. Everyone who arrives must pass through customs, so please check the list below beforehand. Some items can result in fines or, in cases such as narcotic drugs, imprisonment. If you are unsure about anything, please declare your goods when you arrive.
You may not bring any blunt, pointed or sharp objects in your hand baggage. For liquids in your hand baggage we have special rules And items that are chemical, flammable, explosive or toxic are not allowed at all, both in your hand baggage and in your check-in baggage.
Liquids may be carried in your hand baggage but only in small amounts not exceeding 100 ml (3.4 oz) per article. You must place these in a transparent and sealable plastic bag with a volume of not more than 1 liter. The bag must be closed and the articles must fit inside it easily. One transparent plastic bag may be taken per person. However, you may always bring:
You may not bring firearms and ammunition for shooting and hunting purposes as check-in baggage, if you have, declare them at the screening point. Required permits and licenses, under certain strict conditions and only after reserving for transportation.
You may not bring other firearms which do not fall under firearms and ammunition and for which a permit is not required, as hand baggage. These must be therefore carried in your check-in baggage.
You may not carry pointed or edged objects in your hand baggage that could cause injury. These include:
You may not take any blunt instruments in your hand baggage which have the potential to cause injury, such as:
You may not take any explosive or highly flammable substances in your hand baggage or check-in baggage which may pose a risk to the health or property of passengers and crew or to the safety of the aircraft. These include:
You may not take any chemical or toxic substances with you that may pose a risk to the health or property of passengers and crew or to the safety of the aircraft. These include:
Acids and alkalis, e.g. spill able ‘wet’ batteries. Loose lithium batteries, such as rechargeable lithium batteries and AA lithium batteries for laptops and DVD players, may only be carried in hand baggage. Each spare battery must be packed in the original packaging. If you no longer have this packaging, you must cover the battery contact points with tape to insulate them and pack each battery in a separate plastic bag.