prohibited items

Articles interdits-250-x-179In compliance with the regulation in force related to dangerous goods carriage, Air Algerie is required to respect the prohibition of these items on board and inform its passengers. 

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For safety reasons, Air Algérie informs its customers that it is strictly prohibited to transport Samsung “Galaxy Note 7” handsets and electronic cigarettes in the checked baggage. Their use is, also, prohibited on board of its aircrafts.

Furthermore, passengers carrying batteries inside the checked baggage must pack them properly and any device with this type of battery must be in off position and well packed.

Read more about hazardous materials

 

  • Prohibited items in cabin

    • A) For security reasons, it is prohibited to transport the following items in the cabin of an aircraft and in restricted access security areas:
      1. Firearms of all types, such as pistols, handguns, rifles and rifles.
      2. Dummy pistols for children's games, replicas and imitated firearms, which may be mistaken with real weapons.
      3. Parts used in the manufacture of firearms, excluding telescopic sights.
      4. Air and carbon dioxide rifles, including pistols, pellet rifles, shotguns and ball pistols.
      5. Signal flare guns and starter guns.
      6. bows, crossbows and arrows;
      7. Harpoon and cable throwers.
      8. slingshots and catapults;

       

      b) Pistols expressly designed to paralyze or immobilize, of which:
      1. Devices used to stun, such as handguns and electric batons.
      2. Devices used to stun and kill animals.
      3. Disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and aerosols, such as inhibitor gas bombs, aerosol spray, acid spray and spray used to repel animals, and tear gas.

       

      c) Pointed or sharp-edges objects, which can be used to cause serious body injuries, including:
      1. axes, hatchet and cleaver.
      2. Axes and ice picks.
      3. Razor blades and cutters.
      4. Knives with a blade longer than 06cm.
      5. Scissors with blades longer than 06 cm measured from the point of articulation.
      6. Martial arts equipment with pointed or sharp edges.
      7. Sabers and swords.

       

      D) Tools that can be used to cause serious body injuries or threaten the safety of aircraft, including:
      1. Crowbar.
      2. Drills and bits, including portable electric drills.
      3. Tools with blades or bits longer than 06cm that can be used as weapons, for example screwdrivers and wood scissors.
      4. Saws, including cordless portable power saws.
      5. Blowtorch.
      6. Screwdrivers and nailers.

       

      e) Blunt instruments that can be used to cause serious injuries when used to strike a person, including:
      1. Baseball and softball bats.
      2. Batons and clubs of all kinds.
      3. Martial arts equipment.

       

      f) Explosive and incendiary materials and devices, which may be used to cause serious bodily injuries or to threaten the safety of aircraft, including:
      1. Munitions.
      2. Detonating capsules.
      3. Detonators and Firing cords.
      4. Imitations of Explosive devices.
      5. Mines, grenades and other explosives for military use.
      6. Pyrotechnic items, including fireworks.
      7. Cans or smoke cartridges.
      8. Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.

       

      G) Liquids, aerosols and gels specified in the guidance texts relating to their safety control.

       

      Liquids, aerosols and gels: LAGs must be transported in containers with a maximum capacity of 100 ml and are not accepted if transported in containers exceeding 100 ml even if the container is only partially filled and includes:

      1. Water and other drinks.
      2. Soups, syrups, jams, stews, sauces and pastas, dishes in sauce or with a high liquid content.
      3. Creams, lotions, cosmetics and oils, perfumes, atomizers.
      4. Gels including styling gels and shower gels.
      5. Contents of pressurized containers including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants, pastes including toothpaste, liquid-solid compounds.
      6. Rimmel or mascara, lip-gloss, lip balm and any other item of similar consistency at room temperature
      7. Edible oil.

       

      The containers containing the LAGs must be placed in a transparent plastic bag with a maximum capacity of one liter, the indicative dimensions of which are: 20.5 cm x 20.5 or 25 cm X15 cm

       

      Exemptions:

      Exemptions may be granted for LAGs necessary for travel, for unavoidable medical reasons or for special and essential dietary needs.  (find more about Exemptions)

  • Banned items at security control


      • Products in open or opaque plastic bags,  
      • Piled up or stacked products,  
      • Containers of more than 100 ml (or 100g)
  • Prohibited Items in the hold

    • Explosive and incendiary substances and devices that may be used to cause serious injury or threaten the safety of an aircraft are prohibited in the hold of an aircraft for safety reasons; including the following, (exemptions may be granted in the circumstances defined):

       

      1. With the approval of the company, certain cartridges may be transported in checked baggage under the conditions described in part 8, chapter 1, §1.1.2 of the technical instructions for the safety of dangerous goods transport by air (doc 9284).
      2. Detonator capsules.
      3. Detonators and firing cords.
      4. Mines, grenades and other explosives for military use.
      5. Pyrotechnic items, including fireworks.
      6. Cans or smoke cartridges.
      7. Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.
      8. Edible oil.

      In accordance with national law, possession of a prohibited article constitutes an offense, it must be confiscated. If it is not prohibited and unfit for air transport, it must be carried in the baggage hold, a company representative must be informed and the items placed in a suitable container (such as a cardboard box ). This must be tagged and carried as hold baggage, which is not accessible during the flight.

  • Exemptions

    • Exemptions may be granted for LAGs necessary for travel, for unavoidable medical reasons or for special and essential dietary needs.

       

      LAG for medical reasons:

      1. Essential liquid medications prescribed by a doctor or over the counter.
      2. Fluids used for medical reasons: ice, blood or blood products, regular fluids used for medical reasons.

       

      LAG for dietary needs:

      1. Baby products: infant milk, sterilized water, baby juice, baby food in liquid, gel or paste form, wet towels.
      2. Special foods for passengers with lactose or gluten intolerance.