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Attention travelers! From October 21 till November 14 a special restrictions on movement are in force in Latvia! Learn more here!

Aviation security requirements


Dangerous goods


Prohibited Articles

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The European Commission has approved a list of articles prohibited on passenger aircrafts, which is effective in the EU member states. The list includes articles and substances, which are either strictly forbidden to be carried on civil aviation aircrafts or permitted under special conditions.

Moreover, the above document of the European Commission and national aviation security programme provides that aviation security officers are authorized to add other seemingly innocent articles or substances to this category and forbid carrying them aboard the aircraft.

All articles and substances, which can be used for attack or defence and can pose a risk to the security/safety of flight and the health or life of persons, are defined as prohibited articles. Such seemingly innocent items as a pocket knife, a lighter shaped like a firearm, skateboards, skates, different souvenirs, which can be used for physical injury, and even alcoholic drinks stronger than 70% fall into this category. The majority of articles included in the list are permitted to be carried in the checked baggage.

To avoid misunderstandings and conflicts during security control we recommend:

  • to place in your hand baggage just those items, which you will need during the flight;
  • to consult the carrier's agent concerning the prohibited items while purchasing your ticket, because the airline is authorized to impose additional restrictions on the prohibited articles/substances aboard their aircrafts;
  • before checking-in, have a look at the prohibited items' information posters which are displayed in the check-in area.
According to the rules of Uzbekistan Airways and the Civil Aviation Agency of Uzbekistan the passengers travelling on Uzbekistan Airways flights are prohibited to carry safety matches and cigarette lighters on board the aircraft.

Every airline has specific baggage transportation rules. They refer to the number of items and weight of the carry-on baggage and the checked baggage that has to be handed in at the check-in or at the baggage drop-off desk. Before your trip please carefully read the airline’s rules on its website or call the number indicated by your airline!

The airline may unilaterally revoke or change any information published earlier! The information provided on the airline’s website is the responsibility of that particular airline!