Applicable regulations for your luggage

Carriage of liquid

Download the booklet edited by the French Civil Aviation Authority : restrictions on carriage of liquids (in french) 

DGAC: French Civil Aviation Authority (France)


Restrictions on carriage of liquids

New security measures* (*laws (EU) n245/2013 et n246/2013, published in the Official Journal of the European Union)
Applicable to liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes.
Commencing on January 31st 2014

You can carry in cabin

Baby food and other foods: responding to specific alimentary needs, in necessary quantity for the duration of the travel. Be able to prove the indispensability of the preserved products

Medecines and other medical products: in necessary quantity for the duration of the travel Be able to prove the indispensability of the preserved products

Tubes and flasks under 100 ml: arranged in a transparent resealable plastic bag of a maximum of one liter. Size 20x20cm. Only one bag per passenger.

Products placed in a sealed bag given by the airport: including the departure airport, and kept sealed until control. For example, products purchased in “duty free” in airports or airplanes, whatever the origin and date of purchase, with the invoice visible inside the bag.

Security inspections will be carried out on those products; in case of persistent doubt on the innocuous nature of a product, this one will be refused


All flights departing from airports within the European Union (and Norway, Iceland or Switzerland), including domestic flights, irrespective of their destination and the nationality of the airline.

Prohibited items are liquids, aerosols, gels and pastes : mineral water, perfume, drinks, lotion, cream, shower gel, shampoo, mascara, soup, liquid medication, toothpaste, liquid soap, deodorant,...

All bottles and tubes of a maximum of 100ml each must be carried separately in a clear plastic zip-top bag not exceeding 20cm x 20cm and presented at the security checkpoint.

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Prohibited items in cabin and your hand-baggage

Prohibited items in your hand-baggage are :

  • Firearms
  • knives and any cutting item : saber, swords, hunting knives, collector knives items for martial arts, professional tools and other knives with blades;
  • any offensive weapon : truncheon, bludgeon, collector guns, bats, golf clubs, ...
  • explosives, ammunition, flammable liquids and corrosive goods:
  • any corrosive or toxic substances, including gas, compressed or not;
  • disabling or incapacitating goods;
  • Other items, such as ice picks alpenstocks, straight razors, scissors;
  • Items of all kinds which can reasonably make believe that they are offensive weapons

Dangerous goods prohibited on board

  • Explosives: ammunition, explosive charge, rockets, fireworks...;
  • Compressed gass: cooker gas, cartridge gas, aerosols containing substances toxic, flammable,...
  • Inflammable items: matches, lighter, house painting, fuel, gasoline, solvent,...
  • Corrosives, oxiders: acids, battrey containing electrotype, items containning mercury...
  • Toxics: poisons, aetiology agent, weedkiller...
  • Household articles: washing powder, detergent, remover, bleach...
  • Radioactive goods