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Dangerous Goods
Smart Bags
Firearms
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Hoverboards
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It is against the law to bring onto the aircraft, whether as cabin baggage or checked baggage, restricted items as defined by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. The Company and airport or government officials may inspect and/or search your baggage with or without your presence.

REMEMBER IF YOU TAKE DANGEROUS GOODS ON BOARD, EVEN INADVERTENTLY, YOU MAY BE LIABLE TO PROSECUTION AND A JAIL TERM.

If there is any doubt about what may be carried on board the aircraft, you must request more information from the Company before commencing travel. Firearms and weapons of any description are prohibited in the cabin of any Aircraft. Passengers shall not tender dangerous goods or potentially dangerous goods for Carriage as baggage. The Company may destroy, abandon and/or retain as evidence any such goods.

For further information please refer to:

https://www.casa.gov.au/publications-and-resources/standard-page/can-i-pack-use-our-dangerous-goods-app

What you can carry and where

The information shown below summarises items that are forbidden and those that can be carried.

WHAT MUST NOT BE TAKEN ON BOARD:

  • Bleaching agents e.g. laundry bleach
  • Car batteries
  • Cook top lighters
  • Disabling devices (e.g. mace, pepper spray, etc) containing an irritant or incapacitating substance
  • Electro shock weapons (e.g. Tasers)
  • Fertilisers
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Flammable aerosol cans e.g. spray paint
  • Flammable gas cylinders/cartridges e.g. butane canisters, BBQ gas bottles
  • Flammable liquids e.g. methylated spirits, isopropanol
  • Flares
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Industrial cleaning products
  • Insecticides and weed killers
  • Lithium ion batteries exceeding 160Wh (not including mobility aid batteries)
  • Non-flammable gas cartridges over 28g e.g. soda stream canisters
  • Oil based paint
  • Party poppers (unassembled "make your own" party poppers/christmas cracker kits)
  • Petrol
  • Pool cleaning products e.g. chlorine
  • Security-type attaché cases (e.g. cash boxes, cash bags, etc) incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material
  • Self-balancing boards e.g. hoverboard
  • Self-inflating life rafts
  • Smart bags with non-removable powerbanks or Lithium batteries
  • Sparklers

WHAT MAY BE TAKEN ON BOARD:

The following may be taken on board as specified in each of the categories below. Please select a category from the list below for more information or visit https://www.casa.gov.au/publications-and-resources/standard-page/can-i-pack-use-our-dangerous-goods-app

Note: this list is not exhaustive and other items not specified below may be forbidden.

Aerosols – non-flammable gas

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • For sporting or home use
  • Must be fitted with a cap or safety mechanism to prevent accidental activation

Alcoholic beverages

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Alcohol over 70%: not permitted
  • Alcohol between 24%-70%: maximum 5L per passenger
  • Alcohol under 24%: no quantity limit applies to checked baggage
  • Alcohol must be securely sealed in retail packaging

Ammunition (cartridges for weapons)

Important

Ammunition must be declared at check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements:

  • Ammunition must be carried in manufacturers packaging.
  • A maximum of 5Kg of ammunition can be carried per passenger.
  • Ammunition allowances for multiple passengers must not be packed in a single bag, a maximum of 5Kg per bag per passenger is allowed.
  • Ammunition must be packed in a locked bag.
  • Ammunition must be ball type for sporting purposes only
  • The ammunition must be declared to staff at check-in.
  • Refer to FIREARMS for further information

Contact Rex on 13 17 13 or for approval.

Avalanche rescue backpacks

Important

Avalanche rescue backpacks must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Only one per passenger is permitted;
  • Only fitted with one cylinder of division 2.2, non-flammable, non-toxic gas; and
  • Fitted with pressure relief valves on the airbags.

If a pyrotechnic trigger is fitted:

  • No more than 200mg of division 1.4S explosive is permitted; and
  • The backpack must be packed so that it cannot be accidentally activated.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Camping stoves and liquid fuel containers

Important

Camping stoves and liquid fuel containers must be declared during check-in

If the item has not been flushed or any fuel smell is detected during the check-in process (including an inspection), the item will be denied carriage.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The liquid fuel camping stove, mantle/wick and tank/fuel containers are new, unused and a recent purchase receipt is available on request.

OR

  • The stove and tank fuel/container must be drained (for at least one hour) all flammable liquids from the camping stove and tank/fuel containers, and the mantle/wick removed; and
  • The camping stove and tank/fuel containers must have been open to the air to ventilate for at least six hours; and
  • The camping stove, new & unused mantle/wick and tank/fuel containers are wrapped in absorbent material such as paper towel and placed in a polyethylene or equivalent bag; and
  • The top of the bag is sealed with an elastic band, string or equivalent.

OR

  • The stove and tank fuel/container is drained all flammable liquids from the camping stove, the mantle/wick and tank/fuel containers is removed then the fuel containers are flushed with a vegetable cooking oil or an equivalent product; and
  • The camping stove, new and unused mantle/wick and tank/fuel containers are wrapped in absorbent material such as paper towel and placed them in a polyethylene or equivalent bag; and
  • The top of the bag is sealed with an elastic band, string or equivalent. Fuel canisters/refills are forbidden.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Chemical agent monitoring equipment

Important

Chemical agent monitoring equipment must be declared during check-in.

   
Approved in carry-on baggage Approved in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Cigarette/Zippo lighters and safety matches

Important

Smoking in the aircraft or on the airport apron at any time is strictly prohibited. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and personal vaping devices.

Strike anywhere matches, book matches, lighter fuel, lighter refills, blue flame lighters, laser plasma lighters and cigar lighters are forbidden.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • One per passenger and must be kept on one's person (in a pocket).
  • Lighter cannot contain unabsorbed liquid fuel, other than liquefied gas.

CO2 non-flammable gas cartridges

Important

CO2 non-flammable gas cartridges must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Up to four cartridges are permitted per passenger (including 2 spare).
  • Up to 28g or 50ml per cartridge.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Dry ice (cabon dioxide, solid)

Important

Dry ice must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Up to 2.5kg is permitted per passenger.
  • Carried in a vented container.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Dry shipper - insulated packaging containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Dry shippers containing dangerous goods are not permitted.

e-Cigarettes, personal vaping devices

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

The use and charging of all e-cigarettes and other personal vaporisers are forbidden on board an aircraft and on the airport apron.

Electronic devices (portable) powered by batteries

Important

Note: Watt hours (Wh) are determined by multiplying the voltage (V) by the amp hours (Ah). ie. 12V x 5Ah = 60Wh. A maximum of 15 Portable Electronic Devices per passenger is permitted.

Instructions regarding the restrictions on use of devices are provided in announcements made in the terminal and in the aircraft, these instructions must be complied with.

Please refer to:

http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/ElectronicDevices.aspx

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - not more than 100Wh in a device

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

These batteries are usually used in small electronic devices e.g. mobile phones, laptops, cameras, tablets, game consoles, model aircraft, CPAPs, oxygen concentrators etc.

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment and devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - exceeding 100Wh and up to 160Wh in a device

Important

Lithium-ion batteries between 100Wh and 160Wh in devices must be declared during check-in.

Devices containing lithium-ion batteries over 160Wh are not permitted as passenger baggage and must be sent as freight.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

These batteries are usually for commercial cameras, commercial remote control aircraft, power tools etc.

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment/devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium-metal batteries in devices (non-rechargeable) - not more than 2g of lithium metal per device

Important

Devices containing lithium-metal batteries with a total lithium metal content over 2g are not permitted as passenger baggage and must be sent as freight.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

These batteries are usually for hearing aids, watches etc.

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Non-spillable batteries in devices - maximum 12V and 100Wh

Important

Non-spillable batteries in devices must be declared during check-in

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

These batteries are commonly called sealed lead acid, gel cell, dry cell etc.

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Engines - Internal combustion

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The engine is new, unused and a recent purchase receipt is available on request.

OR

  • The engine and fuel tank has been drained (for at least one hour) of all flammable liquids; and
  • the engine and fuel tank have been open to the air to ventilate for at least six hours; and
  • The engine and fuel tank are wrapped in absorbent material such as paper towel and placed in a polyethylene or equivalent bag; and
  • The top of the bag is sealed with an elastic band, string or equivalent.

OR

  • The engine and fuel tank are drained of all flammable liquids then the fuel containers flushed with a vegetable cooking oil or an equivalent product; and
  • The engine and fuel tank are wrapped in absorbent material such as paper towel and placed them in a polyethylene or equivalent bag; and
  • The top of the bag is sealed with an elastic band, string or equivalent. Fuel canisters/refills are forbidden.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

EPIRBs and Personal Locator Beacons

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

EPIRBs and Personal Locator Beacons containing lithium-metal batteries - more than 2g and up to 8g of lithium metal content

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • One device permitted per passenger; and
  • Devices containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Firearms

Please refer to:

http://www.rex.com.au/FeedBack/ShowFAQ.aspx?aid=117

If you are carrying ammunition , please refer to the for further information.

Important

Firearms must be declared during check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Holder of a valid firearms licence, permit or enforcement agency identification (you will be asked to present it at check-in and on collecting the firearm at the destination).
  • The firearm must be unloaded; and
  • Packed in a hard or soft locked case.

Fridge (camping fridge)

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Contain less than 12kg of non-flammable gas eg R134a

Note: The type and quantity of non-flammable gas may be printed on the equipment specification plate on the fridge

Fuel cell systems, and spare fuel cartridges in portable electronic devices

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Up to 200ml of fuel or 200g for solid fuel or 120ml liquefied gas

Important

Only two spares are permitted per passenger in carry-on baggage.

Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • One permitted per passenger.
  • The safety must be securely fitted over the heating element.
  • No spare gas canisters are permitted.

Important

These hair curlers must not be used on board the aircraft at any time.

Heat producing items

Important

Heat producing articles e.g. diving lamps, soldering irons etc., must be declared during check-in.

Devices containing flammable gas canisters are forbidden.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The battery or heat producing component must be isolated from each other e.g. remove battery; and
  • The removed battery must be in carry-on baggage only; and
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lifejacket – self-inflating safety device

Important

A lifejacket/self-inflating safety device must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • No more than one lifejacket/self-inflating safety device per person.
  • No more than two CO2 (carbon dioxide) non-flammable gas cartridges (2.2) fitted in the lifejacket/self-inflating safety device.
  • Up to two spare cartridges are permitted.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Light bulbs – energy efficient lamps

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Must be in retail packaging for personal or home use.

Lithium batteries – spare/loose and powerbanks

Important

No more than 20 spare batteries in total, for personal use, are permitted per passenger. All other battery restrictions still apply e.g. no more than two spare lithium batteries exceeding 100Wh and up to 160Wh, are permitted and forms part of the total carried.

A combination of batteries may be carried e.g. 10 x 98Wh lithium ion + 2 x 138Wh lithium ion + 2 x 12V & 98Wh non-spillable + 6 x alkaline.

Note: Watt hours (Wh) are determined by multiplying the voltage (V) by the amp hours (Ah). ie. 12V x 5Ah = 60Wh

A video from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority explaining the dangers of Lithium batteries may be found at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvxS3-0QzT4

Alkaline and all others

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Other batteries can include Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride etc

Requirements

  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Lithium Ion batteries (rechargeable) - not more than 100Wh

Important

Lithium Ion batteries must be declared during check-In

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.
  • A maximum of 20 spare batteries may be carried per passenger.

Lithium Ion batteries (rechargeable) - exceeding 100Wh and up to 160Wh

Important

Lithium Ion batteries between 100Wh and 160Wh must be declared during check-In

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • No more than two spare batteries.
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Lithium ion batteries over 160Wh are forbidden as passenger baggage and must be sent as freight unless powering a mobility device. Mobility device batteries must not exceed 300Wh.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium Metal batteries (non-rechargeable) - containing up to 2g of lithium metal

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.
  • A maximum of 20 spare batteries may be carried per passenger.

Non-spillable batteries up to 12V and 100Wh

Important

Non-spillable batteries must be declared during check-In

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Maximum of two per passenger.
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Magnetic material

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Any item that can cause more than a 2 degree swing on a compass is not permitted as passenger baggage.

Requirements

  • Place the package on the ground (by itself) and orientate it East/West
  • Hold a compass at least 2m from the surface of the package
  • Ensure magnet does not make the needle on the compass move more than 2 degrees

Medical equipment (portable) powered by batteries

Note: Watt hours (Wh) are determined by multiplying the voltage (V) by the amp hours (Ah). ie. 12V x 5Ah = 60Wh.

For further information regarding the carriage and use of these devices, including the requirement for a Medical Certificate of Fitness to fly, please refer to our special requirements conditions of carriage:

http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/SpecialRequirementsConditions.aspx

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - not more than 100Wh in medical equipment

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

These batteries are commonly used in medical equipment e.g. CPAPs, Oxygen Concentrators, Ventilators etc.

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - exceeding 100Wh and up to 160Wh in medical equipment

Important

Lithium-ion batteries in medical equipment must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium-metal batteries in medical equipment (non-rechargeable) - exceeding 2g and up to 8g of lithium metal per device

Important

Lithium-metal batteries in medical equipment must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • When packed in checked baggage, equipment containing batteries must be switched off and have the ON/OFF switch protected to prevent accidental activation.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Mobility aids/wheelchairs

Lithium-ion battery for a collapsible mobility aid

Important

Battery powered mobility aids must be declared during check-in.

For further information regarding the carriage and use of mobility aids, including the requirement for a Medical Certificate of Fitness to fly, please refer to our special requirements conditions of carriage:

http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/SpecialRequirementsConditions.aspx

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

A mobility aid that is specifically designed to allow its battery(ies) to be removed by the user.

Requirements

  • The battery must be removed from the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals; and
  • The battery must be protected from damage e.g. individually carried in a protective pouch.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium-ion battery enclosed in a mobility aid

Important

Battery powered mobility aids must be declared during check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The battery must remain securely attached to the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. in a container etc; and
  • The ON/OFF switch must be in the OFF position.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium-ion batteries enclosed in the wheels

Important

Battery powered mobility aids must be declared during check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Must not be collapsed;
  • The wheels containing the batteries must remain attached to the mobility aid;
  • Must be turned OFF; and
  • The ON/OFF button on the wheels must be protected e.g. taping a piece of sturdy cardboard/plastic over the button

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Nickel metal hydride/nickel cadmium batteries collapsible mobility aid

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

A mobility aid that is specifically designed to allow its battery(ies) to be removed by the user.

Requirements

  • The battery must be removed from the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals; and
  • The battery must be protected from damage e.g. individually carried in a protective pouch.

Nickel metal hydride/nickel cadmium batteries enclosed in a mobility aid

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • The battery must remain securely attached to the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. in a container; and
  • The ON/OFF switch must be in the OFF position.

Non-spillable battery for a collapsible mobility aid

Important

Non-spillable batteries can also be known as sealed lead acid, dry cell, gel cell etc.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements - battery removed from the aid

  • The battery must be removed from the aid and packed in a strong rigid container; and
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. taping over the exposed terminals.

Requirements - battery remains securely attached to the aid

  • The battery must remain securely attached to the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected e.g. in a container; and
  • The ON/OFF switch must be in the OFF position.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Non-spillable battery enclosed in a mobility aid

Non-spillable batteries can also be known as dry cell, gel cell and sealed lead acid.

Important

Battery operated mobility aids must be declared during check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The battery must remain attached to the aid;
  • The battery terminals must be protected from short circuit eg. in a container; and
  • The ON/OFF switch must be in the OFF position.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Oxygen or air gaseous cylinders for medical use

Important

Carriage of portable oxygen or air cylinders is only permitted for medical use.

Medical oxygen cylinders must be declared during check-in.

For further information regarding the carriage and use of medical oxygen, including the requirement for a Medical Certificate of Fitness to fly, please refer to our special requirements conditions of carriage:

http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/SpecialRequirementsConditions.aspx#oba

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Only BOC, Air Liquide and SupaGas cylinders in travel packs for air travel provided by these companies are accepted;
  • Each cylinder must not exceed 5kg (typically size 'C' cylinders); and
  • The valve/regulator must be fully protected.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Pacemaker (radioisotopic cardiac)

   
Not permitted in carry-on baggage Not permitted in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Permitted on one's person

Power tools (battery operated)

Note: Watt hours (Wh) are determined by multiplying the voltage (V) by the amp hours (Ah). ie. 12V x 5Ah = 60Wh

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - not more than 100Wh contained in/attached to the tool

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • The tool must be switched off and the ON/OFF switch must be protected from turning on e.g. taped;
  • The tool must be securely contained in either a hard/moulded case or a sturdy box; and
  • Only one tool per box. Two are permitted if the hard case is specifically moulded to securely fit two tools.

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - not more than 100Wh removed/detached from the tool

Please refer to lithium batteries – spare/loose, powerbanks

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • All terminals must be protected e.g. in retail packaging, taped, in a plastic bag etc.

Note: All tools (minus the battery) must be carried in checked baggage only.

Spare and removed batteries - not more than 100Wh

Please refer to lithium batteries – spare/loose, powerbanks

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • All terminals must be protected e.g. taped, in a plastic bag etc.

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - more than 100Wh and up to 160Wh contained in/attached to the tool

Important

Lithium-ion batteries must be declared during check-in.

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • The tool must be switched off and the ON/OFF switch must be protected from turning on e.g. taped;
  • The tool must be securely contained in either a hard/moulded case or a sturdy box; and
  • Only one tool per box, or two are permitted if the hard case is specifically moulded to securely fit two tools.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Lithium-ion batteries (rechargeable) - more than 100Wh and up to 160Wh removed/detached from the tool

Important

Lithium-ion batteries must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • All terminals must be protected e.g. taped, in a plastic bag etc.

Note: All tools (minus the battery) must be carried in checked baggage only.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Spare and removed batteries - more than 100Wh and up to 160Wh

Important

Lithium-ion batteries must be declared during check-in.

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Not allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Requirements

  • Up to two per passenger; and
  • All terminals must be protected e.g. taped, in retail packaging, in a plastic bag etc.

Note: All tools (minus the battery) must be carried in checked baggage only.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Samples/specimens (non-infectious) packed with small quantities of flammable liquid

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • No more than 30ml of liquid per inner container; and
  • No more than 1L per package.

Smartbags

Important

Baggage fitted with non-removable lithium batteries or powerbanks are forbidden.

Requirements

Checked baggage:

Batteries or powerbanks fitted in a bag which are used to recharge portable electronic devices e.g. via USB style port:

  • Batteries or powerbanks must be removed from the bag.
  • Refer to section 'lithium batteries - spare/loose, powerbanks' for additional carriage requirements.

Batteries or powerbanks fitted in a bag which are used to power inbuilt electronic bag functions e.g. bag tags, internal scales, ride on bag etc:

  • Lithium batteries or powerbanks must be removed from the bag.
  • Refer to section 'lithium batteries- spare/loose, powerbanks' for additional carriage requirements.

Carry-on Baggage:

  • Powerbank or Lithium battery must be removable.
  • All electronic functions, including fitted powerbanks must be switched off prior to leaving the terminal.

Non-lithium batteries/powerbanks can remain fitted in the bag and carried as carry-on or checked baggage, however all functions must be switched off.

Thermometers and barometers

Medical or clinical thermometer

   
Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

Requirements

  • Only one mercury style thermometer per passenger;
  • Contained in a protective case;
  • For personal use.

Mercury barometer or thermometer

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

These items can only be carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency.

Requirements

  • Must be packed in a leak proof puncture resistant bag; and
  • Then packed in a strong container.

Contact Regional Express on 13 17 13 for approval.

Toiletries and medicinal articles

   
Not allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval required

Allowed in carry-on baggage Allowed in checked baggage Operator approval not required

These include medicinal items and toilet articles. Toiletries are classed as items which can be applied to the body eg. aerosol deodorants, hair sprays, perfumes, colognes, shaving gels, etc.

Requirements

  • No more than 500g/500ml per item.
  • All items together must not total more than 2kg/2L.
  • Aerosols nozzles must be protected eg. Protective cap.

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