Dubai: King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah has announced a list of 30 items that are prohibited from being carried in flight passengers’ baggage.
The airport authorities have warned that these banned goods will be confiscated upon detection, and passengers will have no rights to claim them.
The alert is particularly targeted at departing Hajj pilgrims, urging them not to include these dangerous and prohibited items in their baggage.
The other 14 dangerous materials that are banned from all baggage: Organic peroxides, radioactive materials, electric shock devices, disabling devices, liquid oxygen devices, infectious biological materials, matches, lighters, explosives or crackers, flammable liquids, compressed gases, imitation weapons, magnetic materials, and corrosive materials.
The list comprises materials classified as potential safety hazards, including knives, compressed gases, toxic liquids, blades, baseball bats, automatic skateboards, explosives and crackers.
Sixteen items have been specifically banned from being transported in flight cabins. Apart from the aforementioned, the cabin-baggage-prohibited items also are firearms, magnetic materials, radioactive or corrosive materials, any dangerous equipment, nail clippers, shears, meat cleavers and ammunition.
In addition, the airport has detailed a list of 14 dangerous materials that are also banned from all baggage. These are: oxidants, organic peroxides, radioactive materials, electric shock devices, disabling devices, automatic skateboards, liquid oxygen devices, infectious biological materials, matches, lighters and flammable liquids.
The airport authorities emphasized the seriousness of these restrictions, reiterating that all 30 prohibited items, which also include compressed gases, explosives or crackers, imitation weapons, magnetic materials, and corrosive materials, will be confiscated with no option for reclaim.
The King Abdulaziz International Airport urged passengers to contact their respective airlines for more detailed information on these prohibitions.