The primary goal of this information is to develop passenger awareness of the dangers associated with lithium batteries and portable electronic devices that use lithium batteries.
For safety and security reasons, the ICAO/IATA Regulation on dangerous goods carried on board by passengers or crew members defines the following restrictions:
Lithium-ion or Li-ion battery:
Lithium metal batteries:
Air carriers, as well as individual countries, have the right to refuse the transport of certain dangerous goods in order to protect and ensure the safety of air traffic.
For all information regarding the transportation of dangerous goods, please contact your carrier at least one day before your travel.
Label your luggage with your name and contacts. Make sure your luggage does not exceed in weight and number for a specific allowance that depends on:
Information on dangerous goods that can be brought into the aircraft is taken from the current edition of the Regulations on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Air Traffic (IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations) - Table 2.3.A
Inside the hold luggage, it is strictly forbidden to carry any DANGEROUS GOODS like:
In case bag allowance is exceeded – passengers will have to pay an excess luggage fee (at the airport information counter). It is recommended to check in advance baggage rules and limitations with the carrier.
If you have special luggage like: sports equipment – surfboard, bikes, scuba equipment, musical instruments – fragile objects, it is necessary to notify the special bag at the time of booking. For more information on special luggage always check with your airline before departure time.
Usually, each passenger can carry onboard a single piece of luggage.
Carriers may have different hand luggage rules and limitations. It is recommended to check with the airline, before departure, whether specific regulations apply.
Certain articles are not allowed in your hand luggage for security reasons:
Liquids that are allowed in the aircraft cabin have to be carried in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 ml. (3.4 Oz.) or 100 gr. Each and held in a re-sealable transparent plastic bag of a capacity non exceeding 1 litre or a size of 18x20 cm per each passenger.
All passengers please note it may be necessary to leave your hand luggage in front of the aircraft steps. It depends on the type of the aircraft you are traveling by. Our staff will notify you in advance and remind you to remove all dangerous goods applying to the hold luggage rules before you drop the bag off in front of the aircraft steps.
In 2006, in order to protect passengers in air traffic, the EU introduced a limitation on the amount of liquids in hand luggage. These protection measures are applied in all airports of the EU, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland, and are also mandatory in the airports of the Republic of Croatia.
Liquids include: drinks, oils, perfumes, lotions, gels, mixtures of liquids and solids, contents of pressurized bottles such as shaving foams, gels, deodorants, perfumes and other items of similar content.
Essential medicines, as well as baby food and milk are permitted in quantities larger than 100 ml, but only for use during the trip. You may be requested to prove its authenticity.
Duty free liquids purchased from any airport or airline may be carried as hand luggage provided the duty-free liquid and its purchase receipt are sealed inside a security bag at the time of purchase with a red border called STEB. This security bag cannot be opened until the arrival at the final destination. The security officer may need to open the security bag for screening: in case of connecting flights at other airports during the same trip, it is necessary to ask the security officer to re-seal the duty-free liquids in a new security bag.
For security reasons, all passengers must undergo a security control before entering the departure area and the boarding gates. Hand and hold luggage must be X-rayed and scanned due to maintaining air traffic safety.
At security check:
Passengers with pacemaker must notify the security officers before going through metal detector door.
Never leave your luggage unattended. Unattended luggage will be removed by security staff. Be aware of airport security measures and have your ID and passport always with you in case of additional inspections. Warn the airport staff on every irregularity.