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Frequently Queried Items

Dangerous goods are legally prohibited from being carried onto aircraft or checked in as baggage.
Here are some frequently queried items.

Examples of Frequently Queried Items and Items Requiring Attention

Cigarette Lighters

Please be aware that lighters are treated differently depending on type.

Types Carry-on baggage Checked baggage
Gas lighters
(disposable lighters/injection-type lighters)
OK* Not OK
Oil lighters
(with absorbent)
OK* Not OK
Oil lighters
(without absorbent)
Not OK Not OK
Lighters that emit a strong blue flame such as oil tank-style lighters, cigar lighters and premixing lighters (turbo lighters, jet lighters, blue flame lighters, etc.) Not OK Not OK
  • *One per person only

Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages

Please be aware that alcohol handling varies depending on the alcohol concentration.

Alcohol concentration Carry-on baggage*2 Checked baggage
Up to 24% OK OK
Up to 70% OK*1 OK*1
More than 70% Not OK Not OK
  • *1Up to 5 L per person
  • *2In accordance with restrictions on liquids allowed on international flights, there may be times when liquids are not allowed to be carried onto the aircraft even though they meet the regulations for liquids that can be carried onto the aircraft. Please see Carry-on Baggage for details.

Sprays

Please be aware that the law prohibits carrying on board or checking in some types of sprays, such as those for sports and daily use that contain flammable gas (and display warnings against flames and high temperatures).

Types Carry-on baggage*2 Checked baggage
Cosmetics
(hair sprays, antiperspirant sprays, etc.)
OK*1 OK*1
Medical sprays
(antibacterial, disinfectant, cooling sprays, etc.)
OK*1 OK*1
Daily-use sprays
(lubricants, paint, varnish, dust sprays, etc.)
Not OK Not OK
Sports sprays
(ski/snowboard wax, maintenance sprays, etc.)
Not OK Not OK
  • *1Up to 0.5 L/0.5 kg per container, up to 2 L/2 kg per person
  • *2In accordance with restrictions on liquids allowed on international flights, there may be times when liquids are not allowed to be carried onto the aircraft even though they meet the regulations for liquids that can be carried onto the aircraft. Please see Carry-on Baggage for details.

Hair Irons, Hair Curlers

Please be aware that handling varies depending on the type of power supply.

Type of power supply Carry-on baggage Checked baggage
Socket type OK OK
Battery-operated type (batteries are removed from the body) OK OK
Battery-operated type (non-removable batteries from body) Not OK Not OK

General Electronic Devices That Contain Lithium or Lithium-ion Batteries

Examples

Cell phones, portable cell phone chargers, wireless devices, transceivers, laptop computers, digital cameras, portable devices, hand-held photocopiers, printers, hand-held terminals, e-readers, portable game devices, camera equipment, etc.

  • We cannot accept devices in sleep mode or on standby. Please ensure to turn off the main power supply of the equipment when it is checked.
  • 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 damage.
Lithium Batteries

Please be aware that battery handling varies depending on the lithium content.

Types Lithium content Carry-on baggage Checked baggage
Batteries fitted into the body of the electrical device Up to 2 g OK OK
More than 2 g Not OK Not OK
Spare batteries* Up to 2 g (Up to 8 g for medical use) OK Not OK
More than 2 g Not OK Not OK
  • *Individually protected to prevent short circuiting
Lithium-ion Batteries

Please be aware that battery handling varies depending on the watt-hour (Wh) rating.

Watt-hour (Wh) = Amp-hour (Ah) x Voltage (V)

Types Watt-hour rating (Wh) Carry-on baggage Checked baggage
Batteries fitted into the body of the electrical device Up to 160 Wh OK OK
More than 160 Wh Not OK Not OK
Spare batteries* Up to 100 Wh OK Not OK
Between 100 Wh and 160 Wh OK
(up to 2pc per person)
Not OK
More than 160 Wh Not OK Not OK
  • *Individually protected to prevent short circuits

Smart Baggage

Smart baggage means bags and suitcases with integrated devices that contain batteries to provide functions such as power charging. For safety reasons, smart baggage that cannot have its batteries removed will be handled as follows.

Specification Carry-on baggage*2 Checked baggage
non-removable lithium battery*1 items Not OK Not OK
removable lithium battery*1 items OK OK*3
  • *1Lithium batteries refer to both lithium and lithium-ion batteries (excluding coin batteries).
  • *2When carrying baggage onto the aircraft, please check the size and weight of the carry-on baggage.
  • *3Smart baggage fitted with lithium batteries can be checked in or carried on board the aircraft. When checking in smart baggage, please remove the lithium battery (excluding coin batteries) and carry the lithium battery (excluding coin batteries) onto the aircraft with you.

Cosmetics / Medicines (Non-radioactive)

Types Carry-on baggage*2 Checked baggage
Cosmetics OK*1 OK*1
Medicines OK*1 OK*1
  • *1Up to 0.5 L/0.5 kg per container, up to 2 L/2 kg per person
  • *2In accordance with restrictions on liquids allowed on international flights, there may be times when liquids are not allowed to be carried onto the aircraft even though they meet the regulations for liquids that can be carried onto the aircraft. Please see Carry-on Baggage for details.

Self-heating Lunch Boxes (Lunch Boxes with a Heating Element)

Types Carry-on baggage Checked baggage
Self-heating lunch boxes (lunch boxes with a heating element) Not OK Not OK