Restricted Items


In accordance with the General Conditions of Carriage and the IATA DANGEROUS GOODS REGULATIONS, the following items are absolutely forbidden for carriage as checked or unchecked baggage both by passenger and crew since these articles are dangerous to flight safety:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note7
  • ​Compressed gasses (flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as aerosols, camping gas.
  • Explosives, ammunitions, fireworks and flares (except sporting firearms which doesn’t exceed 5kg of ammunitions per passenger and a max of 2 rifles).
  • Ethologic agents (chemical reagent).
  • Flammable liquid and solids such as (lighter, matches, paints, thinner).
  • Corrosives ( such as acids , alkalis, wet cell batteries … etc )
  • Irritants
  • Knives, daggers, swords...Etc
  • Oxidizing material (bleaching powder...etc)
  • Radioactive material
  • Miscellaneous hazardous goods (such as mercury, noxious materials, magnetized materials or offensive material)
  • Briefcases with installed alarm devices or that are lithium battery operated.
  • According to the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) – SAFO (Safety Alert For Operators) its recommended that the e-cigarettes and related devices must be carried in the carry bags not in checked baggage.
  • Recreational Mobility Devices such as self-balancing hover boards are PROHIBITED on board Egyptair flights as checked or carry on baggage.​

For customers traveling to or from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, it is prohibited to carry the following medicine (such as Tramadol, and the lebraks and Rovamesan) which are included in the list of drugs, so as to avoid the arrest and deportation of their respective holders.

For further information about the other types and definitions of baggage, please refer to the nearest EGYPTAIR sales office.​