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Be aware of what items cannot be taken onboard

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Dangerous goods NOT allowed onboard

In the interest of the safety of flight, there are several items that must not be taken on board an aircraft or be packed into checked luggage under any circumstances. These include but are not limited to the following items.

  • Explosives: fireworks, flares, toy gun caps, pyrotechnic devices, explosive articles, explosive substances, matches
  • Compressed, liquefied, flammable gases: gas cylinders, aerosols (other than medicines and toiletries for personal use)
  • Flammable substances: lighter fuel, paints, thinners, firelighters, cigarette lighters containing unabsorbed lighter fuel
  • Oxidizers: some bleaching powders, acids and chemicals
  • Organic peroxides: hair or textile dyes, fibreglass repair kits, certain adhesives. An example is Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Toxic substances: arsenic, cyanide, weed killers. Anything liable to cause death or injury if swallowed or inhaled
  • Irritating materials: tear gas, devices such as mace, pepper & capsicum sprays
  • Infectious substances: biological products and/or those known to contain or reasonably expected to contain pathogens
  • Radioactive materials: medical or research samples are not permitted
  • Corrosives: battery or other acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries, caustic soda and mercury
  • Magnetised materials: magnetrons, instruments containing strong magnets
  • Miscellaneous: security-type attaché cases, cash bags or cash boxes
  • Internal combustion engines: chainsaws, lawnmowers and the like.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Cobham Customer Contact Centre on +61 8 9479 9700.

Remember, if you illegally take dangerous goods on board, even inadvertently, you may be liable to prosecution and a penalty of up to seven years imprisonment or a monetary fine.

 

Restricted articles

The following items are restricted to allowances regarding quantity and packaging on board a Cobham aircraft:

  • Electronic cigarettes: Under no circumstance are these permitted in checked luggage. It is acceptable to be carried on your person or in carry-on luggage.
  • Dry ice: With the approval of Cobham it is permitted to take 2 kilograms of dry ice if used to pack perishables only. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with dry ice.
  • Small mercury thermometers: for personal use when in a protective case.
  • Mercury barometer or thermometer: A representative of a government weather bureau or similar agency can only carry these items on their person. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with these items.
  • Aerosols containing non-toxic or non-flammable gas: Very small compressed gas cylinders may be permitted for sporting or home use.
  • Life jackets: Life jackets and two spare cartridges are permitted as long as the compressed cartridges contain carbon dioxide or other non-flammable, non-toxic gas. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with life jackets and or spare cartridges.
  • Insulated packages containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen: These packages are sometimes termed as 'Dry Shippers'. These packages can only be used if the liquid nitrogen is fully absorbed and it has the capacity to release any build-up of pressure. Only non-dangerous goods can be transported within the 'dry shipper'. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with a package that contains refrigerated liquid nitrogen.
  • Ammunition for sporting purposes: You are permitted to take a maximum of 5 kilograms of ammunition that is classified in Division 1.4. You are not permitted to combine more than the amount permitted for one person. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with ammunition. Note: Ammunition that has an explosive or incendiary function is not permitted and any ammunition will not be permitted in the cabin under any circumstances.
  • Camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid: These items may be permitted as long as the fuel tanks are totally drained and action taken to nullify the danger. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with these items. Flammable fuel containers still producing the smell of fumes are not permitted. Note: Contact Cobham reservations for further details on the process required to nullify the danger.
  • Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon devices: One is permitted as long as the safety protective cover is on. Spare cartridges are not permitted. These hair curlers must not be used on board the aircraft at any time.
  • Fire sticks: Only metal fire sticks are permitted as checked in baggage, provided no wicks are attached.
  • Alcoholic beverages: Please contact your site administration prior to travel to ensure you are allowed to bring alcoholic beverages and the correct amount. Depending on your destination, you may carry alcoholic beverages on board or pack them in your checked luggage when in its original retail packaging. These include alcoholic beverages containing more than 24% but not more than 70% alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5 litres, with a total net quantity per person of 5 litres.
  • Medicinal oxygen cylinders: You must contact Cobham for specific details. You must inform the check-in agent that you are travelling with medical oxygen.
  • Carbon dioxide (or other non-flammable, non-toxic) gas cartridges worn for the operation of mechanical limbs: These items are permitted in quantities for the duration of the flight.
  • Wheelchairs or other battery powered mobility device: You must contact Cobham for specific details.
  • Heat producing articles: Diving torches and other heat producing articles are permitted. They must be disabled so that there is no chance that they can be inadvertently switched on. If removing a battery from the heat producing article, the battery terminals must be protected from short circuiting by the application of electrical tape or similar means. You must tell the check-in agent that you are travelling with these items.
  • Consumer electronic devices containing lithium or lithium ion cells or batteries: Devices such as laptops, watches, video recorders and mobile phones are permitted however, cannot be checked in. A maximum of two spare batteries are permitted as long as they are protected from short circuiting by the application of electrical tape or similar means.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Cobham Customer Contact Centre on +61 8 9479 9700.

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