Travelling For Eid Al Adha Holidays? Here Are Items You Cannot Pack In Your Luggage

Travelling For Eid Al Adha Holidays? Here Are Items You Cannot Pack In Your Luggage

UAE residents are busy packing their suitcases for Eid Al Adha holidays, that is why it is necessary to know what travellers can and cannot pack in their luggage.

Before packing bags, travellers must make sure that they do not place any items in the bags that may invite trouble at the departure and arrival airports.

Airlines have mentioned on their website materials that are prohibited while flying. Certain substances and items are strictly prohibited in carry-on and checked-in luggage due to safety concerns.

Emirates Airlines has mentioned on its website that items or substances that pose health and safety hazards to passengers or may damage the aircraft are forbidden to carry. These items must not be brought on board. Emirates forbids the transportation of all smart balance wheels (even with the lithium batteries removed) either as checked-in or carry-on baggage,” as mentioned on the website.

Emirates List Of Banned Items

Personal motorised vehicles: For safety reasons, the airlines do not accept motorised vehicles such as hoverboards, mini-Segways and smart or self-balancing wheels.

Attaché cases: Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags, etc. incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnic material, except when authorised by the airline, are totally forbidden.

Disabling devices: Disabling devices such as mace, and pepper spray containing an irritant or incapacitating substance are forbidden in checked and carry-on baggage.

Electroshock weapons: Electroshock weapons (Tasers) containing dangerous goods such as explosives, compressed gases, and lithium batteries are forbidden in carry-on baggage or checked baggage or on the person.

Items containing explosives: All fireworks and any other items containing explosives, like Christmas crackers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, poppers, and sparklers, are forbidden to be carried either as carry-on baggage or as checked baggage.

Etihad’s List Of Banned Items

Etihad Airways has also mentioned the requirements on their website. Here are a few objects that are prohibited to carry.

Weapons: Subject to approval with conditions in check-in baggage

Sharp objects like knives arrows, meat cleavers, machetes, and scalpels are allowed to carry in check-in baggage.

Liquids, aerosols, and gels: These are allowed to carry in check-in baggage. However, if one is required to carry in a cabin, the quantity should be within 100ml.

Strong-smelling perishable items: Strong-smelling perishable items are prohibited on all Etihad aircraft.

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