Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Updated: Items not allowed in carry-on and checked-in baggage

The Department of Transportation and Communications' Office for Transportation Security (OTS) on Tuesday released an updated list of banned items to bring in passengers' carry-on and checked-in baggage.

These are the prohibited items that applies to flights originating within the country:

  1. Air guns
  2. Ammunition shells or bullets
  3. Bolt guns
  4. Components of guns and firearms
  5. Compressed air guns
  6. Firearms
  7. Flare guns
  8. Harpoon guns
  9. Nail guns
  10. Pellet guns
  11. Pistols
  12. Replicas or imitation firearms
  13. Revolvers
  14. Rifles
  15. Shotguns
  16. Spear guns
  17. Sport-related firearms
  18. Tear gas
  19. All types of explosives and incendiary substances and devices

This is based on Memorandum Circular 2015-02 or the Revised Prohibited Items List, which adheres to standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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