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Guidelines on dangerous objects

Guidelines on dangerous objects prohibited in airport service areas and on airplanes

Below are descriptions of potential weapons that must not be brought into air terminal safety areas or carried in the passenger compartment of an airplane. It must be emphasized that common sense above all else determines what objects may be used as weapons and also that the list is in no way complete.

Firearms: Weapons or equipment that can fire bullets, pellets or other projectiles with the use of explosives, compressed air or other similar means. Firearms also include start guns and signal guns.

Edge and pointed weapons: All knives, e.g. hunting knives; linoleum knives; various edged and pointed weapons used in martial arts; swords and daggers.

Clubs: All clubs, including baseball bats, bats used in martial arts, police truncheons, golf clubs and ice hockey clubs.

Ammunition and explosives, flammable and corrosive substances: All kinds of shells or projectiles for use in firearms, rockets, smoke bombs and firecrackers; various types of fireworks; flammable liquids, gas and all corrosive substances.

Self-defence weapons: Tear gas (mace) and electric stun/shock devices.

Other tools and equipment: Ice picks, razors, pointed scissors and other objects that may be used as weapons.

Copies: All copies of weapons, ammunition, explosives and/or other objects similar to weapons.

See more information on: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/security/doc/info_travellers_restricted_art.pdf