Prohibited Items List

Guns and Firearms

  • Riffled firearms of all calibers
  • Smoothbore shotguns and pump-rifles of all types
  • Replicas and imitation firearms capable of being mistaken for real weapons
  • Air guns
  • Toy guns
  • Hidden and Camouflaged Guns (lighter and pen guns etc.)
  • Starter Pistols
  • Gun components (excluding telescopic sights and sight units)
  • Ball Bearing Guns (Plastic and metal)
  • Signal Pistols
  • Slingshots and Catapults
  • Electrical Shocking Devices
  • Lighters in the form of Pistol
  • Industrial bolts, nails and spear guns
  • Bows and Arrows
  • Animal Stunners
  • Paint Guns
  • Pop Guns and Primers

Guns and Objects with Pointed / Sharp Edges

  • Axes and types of axes
  • Arrow and darts
  • Spears, pike, spear gun
  • Hook
  • Ice axe
  • Cleaver
  • Launched stars
  • Wedge
  • Stiletto
  • Attacking
  • Jack-knife and butterfly knife
  • Saw blade, sword, bayonet,
  • Pointed and arrowed knives
  • Diver’s Equipment (Diver’s Knife etc.)
  • Scissors ( with blades of more than 6 cm)
  • Ice picks
  • Razor blade, knife and open razors
  • Metal Cutter
  • Sewing Needle
  • Pocket Knife, Multi-purpose pocket knife
  • Nail clippers (bigger than 6 Cm)
  • Corkscrew
  • Mountain climbing equipment (spike, hatchet, hammer, ice axe etc.)
  • Ski Walking and Climbing Sticks
  • Rasp (bigger than 6 Cm)
  • Knitting needle
  • Spiked umbrella
  • Box cutter
  • Martial Arts and Attack and Defense equipment (Long sticks, swords, telescopic batons, knuckles, bayonet, mace, knob whip, choking wire or chain, pikestaff etc.)
  • Ice skates
  • Pen knives
  • Hunting Knives
  • Carpentry equipment of all types (hammer, screwdriver, drill, saw, measuring tape etc.)
  • Medical cutters (scalpel, lancet etc.)
  • Spoons, knives and forks
  • Hypodermic needles (they may be carried when it is proven to be for medical purpose)
  • Battery screwing machine and drills and drill bits
  • Power Saw
  • All types of knives with blades of more than 6 cm (including circular blades and ceramic knives)

Explosives and Inflammable Substances

  • Explosives and explosive systems (including their replicas)
  • Fuses and detonators
  • Dynamite and imitations capable of being mistaken for real ones
  • Firearms, sparklers
  • Grenades and imitations capable of being mistaken for real ones
  • Plastic Explosives
  • Mine, gunpowder and other military explosives
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Inflammable liquids (petrol, gas, diesel, alcohol, ethanol, gas oil etc.)
  • Spray paint
  • Thinner and turpentine
  • Gases and Gas Tubes (excessive oxygen, propane gas, butane gas, acetolon )
  • Lighter Liquids and Gases
  • Torch flame lighters (only for USA flights)
  • Replica inflammable substances
  • All types of unsafe matches (matches which can be lit on all surfaces)
  • Drinks and liquids with alcohol rate more than 70% (cologne etc.)
  • Smoke-generating products (smoke bomb etc.)

Blunt Instruments

  • Thick bats (Golf, Cricket, Baseball, Hockey, Lacrosse Bats)
  • Oars (Canoe etc.)
  • Handcuffs
  • All types of billiard cues (billiard)
  • Skateboard
  • Fishing equipment and fishing gears
  • All types of batons, sticks (such equipment is allowed after scanning depending on the passenger profile.)
  • Skis
  • Rope, cables, steel ropes
  • All types of surfboards

Chemical, Biological, Nuclear (NBC – Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) and Toxic Substances

  • Acids and Liquid Batteries
  • Radioactive substances (excluding the ones used in healthcare services)
  • Dry ice (more than 2 kg)
  • Self-inflammable substances
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Dog repellent sprays
  • Poison and Agrochemicals (pesticides, rat poison etc.)
  • Substances including contagious and biological threat ( contaminated blood, bacteria and viruses)
  • Substances including chemical / biological threat (V.H.F.s causing high fever such as mustard gas, sarin, anthrax, variola, cyanide, tularemia, botulism, ebola, marburg)
  • Disabling and incapacitating sprays (pepper gas, tear gas, CN and CS gases in the form of key holder)
  • Solvents, abrasives and removers (Chlorine, bleacher, hydrochloric acid etc. irritants)
  • Compressed Gas Tube
  • Oxygen tubes (chemical oxygen generators, diver tubes, liquid oxygen tubes)
  • Calorific instruments
  • All types of liquids unless in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 ml or equivalent and contained in one transparent re-sealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding one liter. (gels, toothpaste, lotion, solid / liquid mixtures, perfumes, shaving foam, aerosols, hair gels, drinks, soups, syrups etc.) For the details on this subject, see LIQUID RESTRICTIONS section.

Articles Prohibited in Hold of an Aircraft

  • Fuses and detonators
  • All types of explosives and explosive systems
  • Fireworks
  • Marking cartridges
  • Mines and Military Explosives
  • Grenades
  • Sparklers
  • High-risk inflammable and incendiary substances
  • Smoke-generators
  • NBC’s (Chemical, Biological, Nuclear - Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) - (except for medical ones)