Articles listed in the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR 171 -177) and/or IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and revisions and reissues thereof, will not be accepted for carriage as baggage.
DANGEROUS GOODS (HAZARDOUS MATERIALS).
For safety reasons, dangerous goods must not be packed in checked or cabin (unchecked) baggage except as specifically permitted. Dangerous goods include but are not limited to: compressed gases, corrosives, explosives, flammable liquids and solids, radioactive materials, oxidising materials, poisons, infectious substances, and briefcases with installed alarm devices. For security reasons, other restrictions may apply. Check with the carrier.
The following items are considered dangerous and have restrictions for air travel:
- Flammable liquid
- Oxidising materials
- Organic peroxides
- Toxic substances
- Radioactive materials
- Infectious substances
- Miscellaneous items such as petrol engines, dry ice
- Flammable solids
- Magnetised materials
The below items are considered dangerous and must NOT be taken onboard any Real Tonga Airlines or partner flight;
- Battery operated small recreational vehicles
- Damaged, distorted, leaking, or defective batteries
- Bleaching, peroxide liquids and powders
- Cigarette lighters with a blue flame and cigar lighters
- Coconut meat (Copra). Retail packaged coconut products are permitted.
- Disabling devices containing an irritant substance (e.g. mace, pepper spray)
- Engines – Petrol or gas-powered equipment such as chainsaws, lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, and generators
- Electro shock weapons (Tasers)
- Explosives such as flares, fireworks, sparklers, party poppers
- Fibre glass repair kits
- Fire extinguishers
- Flammable aerosol cans (excluding toiletries)
- Flammable gas cylinders or cartridges
- Flammable liquids such as petrol, paint, lighter fluid, thinners, lacquer, glues
- Flammable solids such as fire starters, moth balls
- Industrial cleaning products
- Any ready to eat meals (MRE)
- Poisons such as insecticides or weed killers
- Pool cleaning products
- Lithium batteries or pyrotechnic devices
- Strike anywhere matches
Please Note: If you are caught taking dangerous goods on board an aircraft, you may be liable to prosecution where severe penalties will apply.