Hand Baggage Restrictions and Prohibited Items
Please read the following Tianjin Airlines guidelines of the items that are prohibited from being taken on the aircraft and hand baggage restrictions:
Hand Baggage Restrictions
You cannot take any guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles, i.e. devices capable (or appearing capable) of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, on either your person or in your hand baggage. You can only carry these items in your checked baggage and in most cases, will need to notify us in advance.
The only items you can pack in your checked baggage without having to notify us are:
Explosives and flammable substances and devices that can be used (or appear capable of being used) to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of an aircraft, are completely forbidden, including:
You can only take Christmas crackers on flights departing the UK provided they meet the following criteria:
You cannot take any Christmas crackers on flights departing the US. Rules may vary in other countries.
Cigarette lighters and safety matches
You can carry one small packet of safety matches or a small cigarette lighter that does not contain unabsorbed liquid fuel (other than liquefied gas) on your person but not in your hand or checked baggage. These items need to be for personal use.
Lighter fuel, lighter refills, 'Strike anywhere' matches, 'Blue flame' or 'Cigar' lighters are forbidden.
Camping stoves and fuel containers
Please contact us to get approval for camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel. Once approved, you can only take these items in your checked baggage with an empty fuel tank and/or fuel container.
Most corrosive and toxic substances are completely forbidden, including:
Ink and toner cartridges
On flights to or from the UK, ink and toner cartridges weighing more than 500g are only allowed in checked baggage.
On flights to or from the US, ink and toner cartridges weighing more than 453g (16oz) are completely forbidden.
Devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise are completely forbidden, including:
You can only take objects with a sharp point/edge which can be used to cause serious injury in your checked baggage (not on your person or in your hand baggage). Examples include:
However, you can take the following items in your hand or checked baggage:
You can only take workmen's tools that can be used to either cause serious injury or threaten the safety of an aircraft in your checked baggage (not on your person or in your hand baggage). Examples include:
You can only take objects, which can be used to cause serious injury when used to hit, in your checked baggage (not on your person or in your hand baggage). Examples include:
Please remember to check that these items are allowed in the country of your destination.
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