To ensure the safety of the aircraft, and all those on board, passengers checked-in or hand baggage must not contain articles or substances that could pose a danger (some exemptions apply), these include:
Some dangerous goods items may be carried in the aircraft cabin but are not acceptable in hold baggage:-
Note – Strike anywhere matches and “Blue flame” or “Cigar” lighters are forbidden on all air transport.
*Batteries can short circuit and catch fire if they are carried loose in your bag. They must be protected against contact with other metal items (e.g.by being in their original packaging or own protective case/cover) and carried in your hand baggage. Equipment containing correctly installed batteries can be packed in your checked baggage
These limitations are shown in the following poster which has a summary of this information:-
You may take non-radioactive medicinal items or toiletries (including aerosols) like hairsprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol, in limited quantities in your checked and hand baggage:
Some of the quantities stated above are further restricted by current security restrictions, if these items are carried as hand baggage.
You must be aware that items such as the following need to be approved by us at least 48hrs in advance prior to carriage. Failure to seek prior approval may result in the item not being permitted for travel.
It is also important to note that customers with onward connections on other airlines must obtain a separate approval for their item from the other airlines involved.
Certain items of dangerous goods are specifically prohibited from being in the hold (checked-in baggage)
e.g. Mercury barometer or thermometer when carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency, Spare lithium batteries and all spare batteries, including lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries. These items must be removed when your cabin baggage cannot be accommodated in the cabin due to limitations on stowage space on our Embraer aircraft.
If there is any doubt as to the whether your item is permitted to be carried on a flybmi flight then advice and approval for carriage must be sought. – Please call our contact centre on 0844 4172 600.