Security / Safety


 

STARTING 31st JANUARY 2014

 

PREPARE FOR SECURITY CONTROL LIQUIDS, AEROSOLS AND GELS CONTAINED IN CABIN BAGGAGE

Regulation no. 185/2010, 245/2013 and 246/2013 of the European Commission

Décision n° 2013/1587

 

According to European Union legislation, EU airports are concerned as well as Australia, Canada and United States.

The rules in other countries will vary. Passengers should check with the airports they are travelling through in advance if they wish to carry liquids in their hand luggage

In order to avoid slowing down security procedures and to prevent the risk of having products confiscated prior to boarding, it is important to read this information.

 

HELPFULL HINT

If you are travelling without checked luggage and only with hold baggage, you will have to place your liquids in a resealable, transparent bag (i.e. a “freezer bag” measuring approximately 20 cm x 20 cm)

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

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Present separately :

-          All your large electronic devices, large digital cameras, DVD players

-          Removed your jacket or coat

 

Preparing your baggage prior to boarding

What you should carry on : laptops, camrecorders, cameras and films (which is sensitive to powerful x-rays)

 

What must be checked in any sharp, blunt items, knifes ….

If you attempt to carry these items on board, they will be confiscated at the security screening checkpoint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The weight allowance for checked baggage varies depending on the airline and the class. As a general rule, checked baggage must not exceed 20 kg in economy, 30 kg in business class and 15 kg on charter flights.
For more information, please refer to your airline.

Items prohibited on aircraft, either than check-in or carry-on baggage :

 

Certain products present a hazard for health, safety, property or the environment, and are therefore prohibited onboard.

Cigarette lighters and lighter fuel are prohibited on flights to and from the United States. This rule applies regardless of the way these items function and regardless of what type of fuel they employ.

Electrolyte batteries.

Fireworks, firecrackers, road safety flares, distress flares, replicas of pistols, firelighters, tear gas.

Camp stoves, gas canisters, scuba-diving tanks.

Paint, varnish, lacquer.

Toxic materials, infectious materials, radioactive materials.

Chemicals, fertilisers, weed killers, pesticides and insecticides.

Cleaning agents, bleach, chlorine, detergent.

Flammable liquids such as fuels, thinners, solvent, acetone.
Mercury thermometers, barometers.

 

Damaged or lost luggage

Please contact the last airline you flew with.

At Strasbourg Airport, the airlines that can provide assistance are as follows :

  • Air France
    (for Air France, Hop!)
    Phone : + 33 1 55 69 84 68
  • Aviapartner
    (for Aegean, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Iberia, Royal Air Maroc, Tarom, Tunisair, Transavia.com, SunExpress)
    Phone : + 33 3 88 64 67 93
  • MAP Handling
    (for Ryanair, Volotea)
    Phone : + 33 4 89 14 20 72



Please keep your plane ticket, to which the baggage receipt is affixed. It will be required by the airline assisting you in the event that an incident occurs with your luggage.

In conclusion : Pack as much as possible in checked baggage and keep your hand baggage for fragile, valuable items and any items that you require for your own comfort during the flight.

REMINDERS : NEVER ACCEPT ANY PACKAGES OR LUGGAGE FROM ANYONE, NO MATTER WHAT THE REASON. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BAGGAGE UNATTENDED, EVEN FOR A FEW INSTANTS.

 

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