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Where can I find the baggage allowances?

Baggage allowances vary from airline to airline. It will be written in your itinerary receipt how much baggage is included in your ticket and what the limits on dimensions are. If there isn’t enough information there, we recommend going to the airline’s website and finding the section with baggage allowances. If you want to bring oversized baggage, you’ll need to arrange that with the airline. You can find the conditions on the airline’s website. In addition to the rules governing size and weight allowances for baggage, there are also international regulations surrounding categories of items, based on the aviation safety rules.
The following are forbidden from carriage:
  1. Explosive and flammable substances: any kind of fireworks, ammunition, flammable fuel (diesel, gasoline), matches and lighters, paint solvents and aerosol products, alcohol.
  2. Toxic, caustic, corrosive substances, including acids and alkalis, gas cartridges, mercury, chlorine, biologically hazardous substances (for example, viruses), poisons and chemicals, radioactive substances.
  3. Firearms, except in special cases. The airline can accept weapons for transportation only if the passenger has a permit to store and carry them. During transportation, the weapon can only be in the cargo hold, unloaded and disassembled, in a specially designed case for it. In addition, toys imitating weapons are prohibited from being carried in hand luggage, no matter how harmless they may seem.
It is equally important to check the list of products prohibited for import or export in the relevant countries before departure.

What can and can’t you carry on board?

You can have no more than 1 liter of liquid in total in your carry‑on baggage, but each bottle can be no more than 3.4oz (100ml) in volume. These restrictions don’t apply to liquids purchased in duty-free. However, it is worth remembering that if a layover is planned in your route, purchases from duty-free may still be asked to be put in with your checked main baggage. Baby food is an exception. It’s not restricted to 3.4oz (100ml) and can be taken on board if you’re flying with a child.
For questions regarding the transportation of medicines we recommend studying the components of the required medicine along with the customs regulations of your destination country in advance or consulting the embassy. To transport syringes and needles, you will also need to obtain medical documents confirming the need to fly with them.
Any items capable of causing injury, for example, any sharp objects (scissors, knives, nail files and scissors, screwdrivers and other working tools) are also prohibited in carry‑on baggage.
Aerosols, including deodorants, marked 'flammable’ are prohibited from being taken onboard in carry‑on baggage, even if the volume of the can is less than 3.4oz (100ml).
You won’t be able to take sports equipment onboard either – skis, snowboards, bicycles, surfboards and diving equipment will travel safely and soundly in the hold. Sometimes companies even introduce free transportation of sports equipment for the season, in addition to baggage. Study the conditions in advance on the airline’s website.

Conclusion

If you have any doubts as to whether a particular item you plan to bring requires an additional permit or whether your belongings will be confiscated at the border, consult with the airline. Study the rules on the airline’s website, and contact their support service if necessary to find out all the details.
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