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Dangerous Goods

To ensure the safety of the aircraft, and all those on board, passengers’ checked-in or hand baggage must not contain articles or substances that could pose a danger (some exemptions apply), these include:

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  • Gas cylinders such as deeply refrigerated flammable, non-flammable and poisonous gases including butane, oxygen and propane. This also includes butane gas (e.g. for use with heated hair appliances) camping gas, and chef's blow torches.
    Small cartridges for other devices. No more than four small cylinders of carbon dioxide or other suitable non-flammable non-toxic gas per person and the water capacity of each cylinder must not exceed 50 mL.
    Note: For carbon dioxide, a gas cylinder with a water capacity of 50 mL is equivalent to a 28 g cartridge.
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighters or heater fuels, paint and matches (except one box of matches or one refillable cigarette lighter as provided below). Please note that passengers may only carry on their person one box of safety matches or one refillable cigarette lighter. These must be carried on the person and are NOT permitted in Your Hand Baggage or in Your Hold Baggage. Disposable lighters and “strike anywhere” matches are NOT permitted to be carried either in the aircraft cabin (on Your person or in Hand Baggage) or in Hold Baggage under any circumstances.
  • Poisons such as insecticides, weed killers, arsenic and cyanide.
  • Radioactive material, oxidising materials, and organic peroxides such as bleaches and fibreglass repair kits.
  • Infectious substances such as bacteria and viruses.
  • Corrosives such as mercury, acids, alkalis and wet-cell batteries.
  • Firearms and explosives such as handguns, automatic weapons, munitions, ammunitions including blank cartridges, pistol caps, fireworks, flares, smoke canisters and crackers. Exception: Firearms and ammunition for hunting and sporting purposes may be accepted as Checked Baggage. Weapons such as antique firearms, swords, knives and similar items may be accepted as Checked Baggage. A maximum of 5kgs of ammunition (UN0012 or UN0014) may be carried in Checked Baggage with appropriate paperwork, subject to available space, if declared at check-in and must be unloaded with the safety catch on and securely boxed or packaged. Only one gun per piece of Checked Baggage will be accepted for carriage (i.e. multiple guns must be packed separately). Please note ammunition must be packed as part of the Passenger’s Checked Baggage and may be packed with firearms, providing it is securely boxed. Passengers travelling with firearms must go to the Bag Drop Desk at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled time of departure. The carriage of firearms is strictly limited. Passengers must produce the original of the valid documentation showing proof of ownership and legal authority for the possession of the firearm(s), photocopies of such documentation will not be accepted. Without such documentation, firearms WILL NOT be carried.
Guns, Firearms and Weapons (excluding those described above – sporting and police):
Toys or replica guns (plastic or metal)
Catapults, cross bows, harpoons
All firearms and component parts of firearms
Signal flare pistols, starter pistols, air pistols, rifles and pellet guns
Industrial bolt and nail guns
Animal humane killers, stun or shocking devices
Lighters shaped like firearms
Pointed/Edged Weapons and Sharp Objects:
Axes, hatchets, arrows, darts
Crampons, harpoons, spears, ice axes and ice picks
Ice skates
Meat cleavers
Household cutlery
Knives with blades of any length and machetes
Ski and walking/hiking poles
Razor blades and scalpels
Trademen’s tools
Sabres, swords and swordsticks
Hypodermic syringes (unless supported by medical evidence)
Blunt Instruments:
Sporting bats
Billiard, snooker or pool cues
Lacrosse and hockey sticks
Fishing rods
Martial arts equipment

In addition to the list of dangerous goods highlighted above, the following articles must not be carried on board either on the person or as Hand Baggage:

In addition to the list of dangerous goods highlighted above, the following articles are not permitted to be carried on an easyJet aircraft, whether in the aircraft cabin or the hold:

Explosive and Flammable Substances:

  • Ammunition, explosives and explosive devices
  • Blasting caps
  • Detonators and fuses
  • Replica or imitation explosive material or devices
  • Mines and other explosive military stores
  • Fireworks, flares and other pyrotechnics
  • Grenades, smoke generating canisters or cartridges
  • Flammable liquids of any kind
  • Aerosol spray paint, turpentine and paint thinner
  • Alcoholic beverages exceeding 70% by volume

Chemical and toxic substances:

  • Acids and alkalis, corrosive or bleaching substances
  • Disabling or incapacitating sprays
  • Radioactive material
  • Poisons, infectious or biological hazardous material
  • Fire extinguishers


Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas On all Flights with an IATA Designator of EZY but not on Flights with an IATA Designator of EZS, up to one (1) hair curler containing hydrocarbon gas may be carried in Your Hand Baggage or Your Hold Baggage per passenger, provided that: (a) the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element; and (b) the hair curler is not used on board the aircraft at any time. Gas refills for hair curlers are not permitted to be carried on the person or in Your Hand Baggage or Your Hold Baggage on any easyJet Flight. On Flights with an IATA Designator of EZS, hair curlers and any other flammable gas powered devices (and/or their replacement cartridges) are not permitted anywhere on to the aircraft, either in the aircraft cabin or the hold.

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Matches & Lighters - Permitted on the person only (not in checked or hand baggage).

Batteries - Can short circuit and catch fire if they are carried loose in your bag. They must be protected against contact with metal items (e.g. by being in their original packaging or own protective case) and carried in your hand baggage. Equipment containing correctly installed batteries can be packed in your checked baggage.