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Dangerous articles

Please note that under law, it is prohibited to either carry dangerous articles in the cabin or check them in as checked baggage. For details, please check with Skymark staff.
Please check the frequently asked questions about restricted items here.

About the handling of the Restricted Items

Class Articles
Explosives Fireworks, noisemakers, ammunition, unexploded bomb
Flammable liquids Lighter fuel, paint
Poison "Bug bomb" pesticides, chloroform
Corrosives Batteries (excluding those used for electric wheelchairs), mercury (excluding those used for mercury barometers, mercury thermometers and medical thermometers).
Pressurized gas Scuba air tanks, dust prevention aerosol, lighters, refillable butane fuel for lighters, butane gas, camping gas, helium gas, portable compressed oxygen
Flammable substances Match (It is permitted for a person to bring a match or a cigarette lighter just for smoking, but you can not put it in your checked baggage.)
Oxidizers Peroxides, bleaching powder, small oxygen generator for personal use
Radioactive material -
Other hazardous articles Engines for radio controlled toys, magnets, self-heating lunch boxes
Knives (it is possible to transport by air, if you pack them properly into your checked baggage.)

You may bring on board or check in the following articles (only small amount).
For details, please contact our staff.

Regarding checking portable electronic devices containing lithium-ion batteries

  • Before checking your devices, make sure to turn off the main power switches. We cannot accept devices in sleep mode or on standby.
  • Store devices in durable suitcases and protect devices with clothes, etc. to prevent the power from being turned on accidentally, and to protect the devices from scratches.
Class Articles
Spare batteries for Consumer Electronic Devices Lithium battery
(Lithium metal battery has a lithium content of 2 g or less,
Lithium ion batteries are rated at 100 Wh or less in terms of wattage,
Lithium ion assembled battery must exceed rated power of 100 Wh at wattage and 160 Wh or less)
Passengers can bring up to two storage batteries and fuel cells with baggage up to two.
Portable Medical Electronic Devices (Body) AED and other medical electronic devices with built-in lithium batteries are acceptable for both luggage and checked baggage (Lithium content of lithium metal battery must be less than 8 g, lithium ion battery rated capacity is less than 160 Wh).
Security-type Equipment Attache case, safe, cash shipping bag etc. are only allowed checked baggage. *1
Alcoholic beverages Alcohol content is over 24% to 70% and up to 5 L per person (There is no restriction on those with alcohol degree of 24% or less.)
Medicinal supplies or Toiletry Articles (Non-radioactive) 1 container 0.5 kg or 0.5 L or less, up to 2 kg or 2 L per person.
Dry ice (limited to those used for cooling fresh food etc.) Up to 2.5 kg per person.
One compact cigarette lighter or compact safety matches*2

Only one compact cigarette lighter will be accepted per passenger. (Compact cigarette lighters must carry on the person.)

  • Gas Lighters (Disposable lighters / Injection-type lighters)
  • Oil Lighters (with absorbent cotton)
  • Safety matches

Lighters not permitted to carry-on or in checked baggage

  • Lighters containing oil tanks
  • Cigar lighters and pre-mixed burner lighters (turbo lighters, jet lighters, lighters producing a blue flame etc.) cannot be carried on board or checked in.

Fuel for lighters (gas/oil) are not permitted either to carry-on or in checked baggage.

Fuel for lighters (gas/oil) are not permitted either to carry-on or in checked baggage.
It's prohibited to bring in or keep the gas lighter that does not contain cotton absorbent(excluding liquefied gas lighter).
And also any of oil and gas for replenishment is prohibited.

Gun cartridge (Sports / Hunting use) Up to 5 kg in gross weight per a person, only checked baggage.
Hair curler A person can bring only one filled with hydrocarbon gas, and the heating part should be covered safety.
Aerosol for sporting equipment/household goods Less than 0.5 kg or 0.5 liters per container and less than 2 kg or 2 liters per person, checked baggage only.
  • *1These cells or batteries must comply with the following restrictions:

    * For a lithium metal cell, the lithium content is not more than 1g ; for a lithium metal battery, the aggregate lithium content is not more than 2g; for lithium ion cells, the Watt-hour rating is not more than 20Wh ; for lithium ion batteries, the Watt-hour rating is not more than 100Wh.

    * The battery containing blasting supply may not be accepted as checked baggage.

    * The damaged or broken one cannot be accepted.

  • *2Please bring a compact cigarette lighter with you and do not put in your carry-on baggage as possible. Please ensure you have it with you and also, please confirm you have you personal items with you when disembarking. Please contact our cabin crew or ground staff when you notice that you leave your belongings on the plane.

Articles prohibited from being brought on board (articles that have been prohibited to be brought on board since May 31, 2002)

Class Articles
Cutting tool Regardless of the blade length, all the articles on the left are treated as restricted articles.
(1) Knives Switchblade
  • Army knife
  • Swiss army knife
  • Folding knife etc.
Kiridashi knife (small woodworking knife)
Fruit knife
Large cutter
Outdoor knife, Kitchen knife
  • Buckle knife
  • Bolt knife
  • Penknife
  • Survival knife
  • Butterfly knife
  • Dagger knives etc.
(3)Other cutting tools A razor, an ax, a hatchet, a chisel, a carving knife etc.
  • *Except the following articles
    • Cosmetic scissors for eyebrow, nose hair or any of those small scissors (Note 1)
    • Small razor such as cosmetic use (Note 4)
    • T-shaped razor
    • Nail clippers
Articles other than blades that could be used as a weapon (1) guns (Note 2)
(2)Pointed articles that could be used as a weapon Ice pick or pickel etc.
(3)Articles that could be used as a blunt weapon
  • Karate tools(Nunchaku etc. )
  • Nightstick (Note 2)
  • Iron pipe / iron stick
  • Wooden sword, bamboo sword, cane (for pilgrimage or climbing)
  • Large tripod (over 60 cm long in a folded)
  • Golf club, Bat such as baseball bat
(4)Other articles that could be used as a weapon

Underwater harpoon, underwater gun, knuckle duster, stun gun with high voltage), ice skate shoes, carpentry tools, industry tools and so on. (Note 3)

(5)Any of others (the security supervisor can judge it might become a weapon)
Items resembling weapons (1)simulated items such as guns or swords, bombs, hand grenades or the like Lighters shaped into guns or grenade etc.
(2)Handcuffs (Note 2) and simulated or similar items there of
  • (Note 1)"Small scissors" means those with a blade size of 6 cm or less.
  • (Note 2)Except when a policeman or the like in public service carries it on board.
  • (Note 3)Carpenter tools refer to hammers, saws, ties and large bars. Tools for miniature sets for portable use can be brought into the cabin if it does not contain ice picks or dusty objects. However, on domestic flights, even if they are not included, we will make a comprehensive judgment together with other contents of baggage etc. Alternatively, we can confirm the purpose of use / place of use etc. to the customer, only when there is no suspicious point can bring in the cabin. Also, for universal tools with cutlery etc., follow the rules of cutlery.
    As for the above-mentioned carry-on items, we treat them similarly regardless of material, such as ceramic or reinforced plastic.
  • (Note 4)"Small razor" means a blade with a blade size of 4 cm or less."

You need to cooperate in safe operation of aircraft.

Items as below are prohibited by law to transport by aircraft
(things fears in explosion, things that are easy to burn, things that can hurt people or damage other objects, etc.) You can not bring in nor keep it.
Please understand and cooperate with the safety inspection before departure.

In addition, if there are remarks that somebody possess explosives,
(even though it's including mischief, false statements, etc.)we will notify the administrative agencies such as the police immediately and will refuse boarding.