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Prohibited Item List :


The following items that are banned for carriage on person/hand baggage on board flights operating from civil airports in India; and Indian Registered aircrafts from foreign airports :

Personal Items


Scissors-metal with pointed tips

Realistic replica of toy weapon

Sharp Objects

Box Cutters

Ice Axes/ Ice Picks

Knives (any length and type except round-bladed, butter, and plastic cutlery)

Meat Cleavers

Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razors


Scissors – metal with pointed tips


Sporting Goods

Baseball Bats

Bows and Arrows

Cricket Bats

Golf Clubs

Hockey Sticks

Lacrosse Sticks

Pool Cues

Ski Poles

Spear Guns

Guns and Firearms


BB guns

Compressed Air Guns


Flare Guns

Gun Lighters

Gun Powder

Parts of Guns and Firearms

Pellet Guns

Realistic Replicas of Firearms

Starter pistols


Axes and hatchets

Cattle Prods



Drills (including cordless portables power drills)

Saws (including cordless portable power saws)

Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits)

Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers)

Wrenches and Pliers

Martial Arts / Self Defense Items

Billy Clubs

Black Jacks

Brass Knuckles


Mace/ Pepper Spray

Martial Arts Weapons

Night Sticks


Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items

Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices

Throwing Stars

Explosive Materials

Blasting Caps



Flares (in any form)

Hand Grenades

Plastic Explosives

Realistic Replicas of Explosives

Flammable items

Liquid/Aerosol/Gel/Paste or items of similar consistency (Allowed separately, in small quantities required for the duration of journey, in one clear transparent re-sealable one liter size plastic bag. Each item should, however, not exceed 100 ml in quantity). Exception : Medicine/inhaler accompanied by prescription and baby food.

Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel)


Gas Torches

Lighter Fluid

Strike-anywhere Matches

Turpentine and paint Thinner

Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries

Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items

Chlorine for Pools and Spas

Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers)

Liquid Bleach

Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs)

Spray Paint

Tear Gas

Note : The above mentioned are only indicative lists of items. Commonsense, however, shall prevail in assessing whether an object can be used as a weapon for committing any act of unlawful interference with civil aviation operations.


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