Guidance for passenger sales, reservations and check-in staff

Requirements relating to dangerous goods and the items that passengers can travel with.

What Can Passengers Carry?

There are some dangerous goods that passengers and crew are permitted to carry.  Please refer to our information for passengers for a list of dangerous goods which can be carried either on one’s person, in cabin or checked baggage.

The 2009-2010 ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air incorporated a number of revisions to requirements for the safe transport lithium batteries. This document aims to address commonly asked questions on the transport, of lithium batteries. It also includes definitions of the different types of batteries.

ICAO's Guidance on Lithium Batteries 2009