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Items that are prohibited on the aircraft for safety reasons.

New safety standards on powdery substances

Restrictions are imposed in the following countries: USA, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica.

It is forbidden to carry powdered substances in hand luggage, (*) exceeding 12 oz / 350 ml / 350 g.

  • We recommend carrying these substances in checked baggage to avoid confiscation at the security checkpoint and / or gate.

  • Exceptions (**):
    Medicines with a prescription
    Food for toddlers
    Cremated human remains
    Powdered substances purchased in duty free shops if they are in a sealed STEB bag (Secure Tamper Evident Bag)

    (*) In powder, granulate or compacted, for example: flour, sugar, ground or granulated coffee, spices, milk powder and cosmetics
    (**) They can be controlled by the airline

Prohibited items that cannot be taken on the plane

Ammunition, detonators, explosive devices, detonators, mines, grenades, flares, explosive charges for military use, fireworks, pyrotechnic elements, smoke bombs, smoke cartridges, dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.
Flammable liquids Flammable liquids such as gasoline, diesel oil, methanol, paints, varnishes, turpentine, solvents, petroleum, adhesives or alcohol.
Flammable Solids or Reactive Substances Flammable solids such as magnesium, detonators for fireworks, celluloid films, sulfur, charcoal, matches and generally flammable substances, either because they are auto-reactive substances or fuels.
Oxidizing materials and organic peroxides Oxidizing materials and organic peroxides, e.g. B. lye, body repair kits, fertilizers or chlorates.
Toxic or Infectious Substances Toxic or contagious substances, such as self-defense devices, rat poison, poisons, diagnostic samples, vaccines, insecticides, herbicides, pesticides, arsenic, infected blood, bacteria or viruses.
Radioactive material Radioactive material such as pharmaceutical products with radioactive isotopes.
Corrosive materials Corrosive materials such as acids, alkalis, devices containing mercury, electrical accumulators, automobile batteries and battery-operated electrical devices.
Lithium batteries and electronic cigarettesLithium batteries, electronic cigarettes * and other dangerous items such as first aid kits, ferromagnetic material, dry ice and car batteries. * Transport is only permitted in the aircraft cabin
Security equipment such as briefcases, safes, money bags that contain lithium batteries or pyrotechnic material. Smart suitcases are NEITHER allowed as checked baggage in the hold or as hand baggage unless you take them into the cabin as hand baggage without batteries.
Compressed, liquefied, chilled and liquefied or dissolved gases such as propane, butane, acetylene, oxygen, nitrogen, insecticides, compressed air cylinders for diving or refills for lighters.
Other dangerous objects Objects such as internal combustion engines, magnetized material, lithium batteries or genetically modified organisms.
Liquid oxygen devices Liquid oxygen devices and stun guns that contain explosives, compressed gases, or lithium batteries.

Prohibited items that you are not allowed to take in the cabin

In addition to the items prohibited on board


Weapons in general (pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, toy pistols, reproductions of firearms, air guns, flare / signal pistols, bows for arrows, crossbows, harpoons / rifles for fishing, slingshots, slingshots). If you have a weapon of any kind, you must contact the ground staff at the check-in desks.

Stun devices Stun devices that are specially designed for stunning or immobilization (stun guns or sticks, taser guns, stun guns and devices for animals, morning star weapons, sprays with sharp substances, pepper sprays, tear gases, acid sprays, animal repellent sprays).
Weapons or objects with points or sharp edgesWeapons or objects with points or sharp edges (axes, ice picks, pocket knives, razor blades, cardboard cutters, arrows, darts, harpoons, spears, swords, sabers, cutting martial arts equipment, scissors, knives and all other sharp points Items)

The transport or shipping of work tools such as levers, hammers, drills, saws, blowers, radial saws, staple guns, etc. is only possible as freight.

For information on bookings, prices and the necessary procedures, please call: (+34) 910059551, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hitting objects Hitting objects (baseball and golf clubs, batons, oars, skateboards, fishing rods, martial arts equipment, rubber slings).
Explosive and flammable substances and objects

Substances and objects that can cause serious injuries or create the impression or threaten the safety of the aircraft (ammunition, detonators, explosives, imitations of explosive devices, mines, grenades, fireworks, smoke cartridges, dynamite, gunpowder, plastic explosives).

Liquids in hand luggage regulations

First guideline Liquids, gels and / or aerosols, except in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 milliliters.
Second guideline: The containers must be in a transparent, resealable bag with a maximum capacity of one liter.
Third guideline: The contents must fit snugly in the bag. The bag must be tightly closed and presented separately at the security check of hand luggage.

Information about electronic devices

You can use your electronic devices during the flight, unless the on-board personnel exceptionally instruct otherwise. These electronic devices must be set to flight mode or the data reception and transmission systems such as WLAN or Bluetooth must be switched off.

The use of electronic cigarettes, toys with radio signals, devices with data transmission without flight mode and radio remote controls is prohibited.

Security notice

The questions that we show you below can be asked by security staff at the airport. Check these points before you travel.

  • Is that your suitcase?

  • Did you pack your suitcase yourself?

  • Do you have an item or order for someone else in your suitcase?

  • Has anyone had access to your luggage?

  • Does it contain any electronic or electrical item?

Download our manual on all dangerous objects (PDF / 128kb).

If you would like to ship any special item that does not appear on the Dangerous Goods Inventory, or if you need to bring more than four spare batteries or individual batteries less than 100 Wh, please complete this form.

We will process your questionnaire if you have properly filled in all mandatory fields and send it at least 7 days before your departure. You will receive the answer to your request through Serviberia.

The transport of any dangerous goods not listed in the table as hand baggage or checked baggage is absolutely forbidden. In addition, the maximum quantities specified in our list of dangerous goods must not be exceeded. In many cases, these items can be air freighted as goods, provided that they are packaged in accordance with existing regulations. Request additional information from www.iagcargo.com.

And remember

  • For your own safety, dangerous objects are prohibited.
  • These may not be transported in the cabin or in the hold.
  • There are special regulations for liquids.

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