Baggage service

Restricted Products

  • Please keep in mind that brining restricted items on board will result in imprisonment of 2 to 5 years, based on article 44 of legislation on airport security.
  • The standard is based on flights that depart and arrive at airports in Korea and US. If your destination is overseas elsewhere, please check if that country has additional prohibited items via airline or travel agency.

Items that cannot be carried on board or as checked baggage - explosive / flammable / poisonous substances

Explosives

Grenade, dynamite, gunpowder, smoke bomb, flare, firework, mine, detonator, fuse, and other explosives

Radioactive, Contagious, Poisonous

Chloric, bleach, oxidizer, mercury, chemicals used on sewer, poison, radioactive isotope used for medical • commercial purposes, contagious and hazardous substances

Flammable Substances
  • Match, lighter, inflammable gas such as butane gas, gasoline paints and alcoholic beverages over 70% of flammable liquid
  • However, 1 small safety match and 1 portable lighter can be carried inside the cabin.
Other Hazardous Substances
  • Fire extinguisher, dry ice, gas and others
  • A passenger is permitted to carry 2.5kg of dry ice that is wrapped safely for safe emission of carbon dioxide(in the condition to pack items from rotting.)

Items prohibited to carry in the cabin, but can be carried as checked baggage - items that could be used as weapons

Spear/swords
  • Knife, cutter knife, folding knife, razor, harpoon, dagger, dart and more
  • Safety razor, common portable shaver and electric shaver can be carried inside.
Firearms
  • All firearms including gun parts, bullets, electronic stun gun, toy guns and more
  • For firearms, passengers must confirm their permission card to the airline and separate them with bullets for consignment
Self-defense weapons
  • Nunchuck, weapon for hand to hand combat, police baton, handcuff, pepper spray and etc.
  • Each passenger can transport 1 self defense spray (less than 100ml) as a checked baggage
Sporting goods
  • Baseball bat, hockey stick, golf club, billiard cue, ice skate, dumbbell, bowling ball, bow, arrow, etc.
  • Tennis racket and other rackets, inline skate, skateboard, hiking stick, baseball Balls that does not hold air can be carried inside
Tools

Axe, hammer, nail gun, saw, awl, drill, scissors with blades longer than 6cmScrewdriver, drill bit, Wrench longer than 10cm, spanner, pincers, prods

Type and Capacity of Carry-On and Checked Lithium Battery

Type and Capacity of Carry-On and Checked Lithium Battery
Type and Capacity Carry-On Checked
Electronic device with lithium battery (camera, cellphone, laptop)
    - Lithium metal battery : Less than 2 grams of lithium
    - Lithium ion battery : Below 100 watt-hour (Wh)
    * 5 lithium batteries are allowed per passenger. A passenger may carry up to 15 lithium batteries upon the approval of airline
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Extra (second) lithium battery (Extra battery for cellphone)
    - Lithium metal battery : Less than 2 grams of lithium
    - Lithium ion battery : Below 100 watt-hour (Wh)
    * 5 lithium batteries are allowed per passenger. A passenger may carry up to 20 lithium batteries upon the approval of airline
O X
Electronic device with lithium ion battery
    - Lithium ion battery: Over 100 watt-hour(Wh) ~ below 160 watt-hour(Wh)
    * Requires approval from airline
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Extra (second) lithium ion battery
    - Lithium ion battery: Over 100 watt-hour(Wh) ~ below 160 watt-hour(Wh)
    * Requires approval from airline
    * A passenger may carry up to 2 lithium ion batteries
O X
Electronic Cigarettes
    - Lithium metal battery: Less than 2 grams of lithium
    - Lithium ion battery : Below 100 watt-hour (Wh)
O X
Medical mobility aids such as electronic wheelchair
    - Lithium ion battery: Below 300 watt-hour(Wh)
    * Requires approval from airline
    * Medical mobility aids can be carried on when lithium ion battery is separable When the lithium ion battery is inseparable, medical mobility aids are checked after preventing shorting of battery terminals
    * When the medical mobility aid has one extra battery, the extra battery shall not exceed 300 watt-hour (Wh)
    * When the medical mobility aid has more than two extra batteries, each battery shall not exceed 160 watt-hour (Wh)
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Portable electromedical device
    - Lithium metal battery: Less than 8 grams of lithium
    - Lithium ion battery: Below 160 watt-hour(Wh)
    * Requires approval from airline when the lithium exceeds 2 grams or 100 watt-hour(Wh)
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Extra (second) battery for portable electromedical device
    - Lithium metal battery : Less than 8 grams of lithium
    - Lithium ion battery: Below 160 watt-hour(Wh)
    * Requires approval from airline when the lithium exceeds 2 grams or 100 watt-hour(Wh)
O X
Electric board with lithium ion battery
    - Cannot be carried-on or checked regardless of capacity
X X
Smart baggage with lithium ion battery
    - Cannot be transported when lithium battery exceeds 160WH
    - When lithium battery is separable : Lithium battery must be separated and the battery shall be carried on / The separated baggage can be carried on or checked
    - When lithium battery is inseparable : The smart baggage cannot be checked / Can be carried-on after turning the power switch OFF
    * When the smart baggage is loaded on overhead bin with lithium battery or after removing the lithium battery, other objects must not be loaded above the lithium battery or smart baggage.
    * Crew in charge of transportation should report the purser with seat number and name of the passenger who has the smart package with lithium battery
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Standard on carrying liquid inside cabins of international flights

Passengers who will be using international flight must check if their items are suitable for acceptable standards because liquid sprays like the following are strictly prohibited in the cabin.

  • Liquid sprays like water, beverage, food and cosmetic products and gels (or creams) must be kept inside containers less than 100ml in size and each passenger can only carry 1 inside a transparent plastic bag
  • for baby food and medicines, only amount required for travelling can be carried inside. however, prex-x-x-scriptions and other documentary evidences are required to be presented to search agent for medicines.

Items that could be carried inside and could be transported as checked baggage - Common household items and medical items

Appliances
  • Spoon, fork, nail clipper, long umbrella, potato knife, bottle opener, corkscrew, tweezer, clean fingernails scissors, needle, drawing compass
Medical equipment and walking aids
  • Injection needle, thermometer, automatic defoliator and portable electronic medical devices, implantable devices such as artificial pacemaker, cane, wheelchair and small stroller
  • Mercury thermometer can be carried inside if safely stored inside a protective case but electronic wheelchair can be consigned as checked baggage only due to dangers of batteries
Liquid hygienic product/bathroom supplies/medical supplies
  • Cosmetic products, dye, hair curl, bath products, toothpaste, contact lenses, anti-inflammatory, medical alcohol, internal medicine, skin ointment and etc
  • However, for international flights, less than 100ml can be carried in and for checked baggage, per passenger can transport 2kg (2L) below 500ml of individual container
Rescue supplies
  • Small oxygen tank (less than 5kg), 1 pair of cylinder included in life vest (1 extra pair is permitted),rescue backpack for avalanche (1 per person)
  • However, they must be wrapped according to safety standard and requires approval of the airline
Batteries and private portable electronic devices

portable batteries, watch, camera, camcorder, mobile phone, notebook computer, MP3 and etc

Electronic board

  • Any items are considered as an electronic board is denied carriage even as checked baggage.
  • However, if there aren’t any batteries attached to it, it could be transported as checked baggage
  • Battery for electronic board cannot be carried no matter what.
  • Electronic bicycle is denied carried due to same regulation as electronic board.
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