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At the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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New list of banned items at Philippine airports, airplanes

 

DUBAI – Passengers travelling through airports in the Philippines are banned from carrying certain items in their check-in or carry-on luggage.

The Office for Transportation Security recently released a new list of prohibited items inside airports and airplanes in the Philippines.

“Security is non-negotiable. We urge the public to refrain from bringing items that are prohibited in the airport to avoid delays and inconvenience. If you are unsure whether an item is prohibited or not, you may contact us through email, SMS Hotline, or any of our official social media accounts. Or better yet, if it is not that important, we suggest that you just leave it at home,” said Under Secretary Arturo M. Evangelista.

According to the new list, the following items are banned in check-in and carry-on luggage:

Disguised/improvised firearms
Lighters (Disposable o non-disposable)
E-lighters
Corrosive substances (includes acid, battery acid, sulfuric acid, vinegar, muriatic acid)
Toxic and infectious materials (includes insect or animal repellant spray)
Mace
Pepper Spray
Tear Gas
Radioactive materials
Fertilizer
Bleach
Sulfur
Grenade
Pyrotchnics
Matches
Flammable materials (includes paint, thinner, lighter refill, butane)
Hoverboards and similar items

Banned from carry-on luggage, but may be placed in check-in luggage:

Knife
Nipper
Nail pusher
Nail file
Nail cutter
Open razor
Razor blade
Fishing hook
Umbrella
Retractable tape measure (metal)
Arrow and dart
Hand cuffs
Thumb cuffs
Air tank
Ice skates
Billiard sticks
Bowling balls
Billiard balls
Tennis balls
Badminton shuttlecocks

Items that may be allowed in carry-on luggage

Batteries
Power banks
E-cigarettes

Read the full list here

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