Dangerous Goods information for Passengers
The following information is taken from the current edition of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.
Passengers must contact their airline in advance to gain approval when planning to travel with certain types of dangerous goods as indicated below.
Restrictions implemented by other countries in the interests of aviation security may further limit or forbid the carriage of some of the items listed in these pages. Additionally, airlines and security screening agencies have the right to refuse the carriage of certain items.
The CAA's Dangerous Goods Office can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01293 573800.
Checked (hold) Baggage
On One's Person
|Airline approval required|
Provided the Christmas crackers are in their original retail packaging, they may be carried by passengers.
Note: Check with your airline as some have decided not to allow the carriage of Christmas crackers.
Party poppers are forbidden and cannot be carried by passengers.