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Country Specific Restrictions

Carriage of Animals into and out of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Jet Airways does not accept any live animal consignment to the Kingdom of Bahrain (even in-transit), unless possessing a prior valid import permit issued by the Veterinary quarantine section under the Directorate of Animal Wealth and Agriculture Affairs in the Ministry of Municipalities and Urban Planning. It is prohibited to bring any live animal consignment of any kind or number unless through Air Cargo Agencies as cargo. It is strictly prohibited to carry the AVI(to be defined) along with the passenger as checked baggage.


Carriage of Plants and Animals into / out of the Sultanate of Oman

The Civil Aviation Affairs department of Air transport states that guests intending to carry animals, birds and agricultural plants in and out of the Sultanate of Oman must obtain special approval from the competent authorities at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Directorate General of Animal Wealth in order to avoid any inconvenience at the airport.

Request for such an approval should include

  • Original signed and stamped Certificate of Planetary Health issued by the competent authorities at the country of origin, stating that it is free from diseases.

  • Copy of origin certificate.

  • Cargo Manifest.


United States of America

Due to various security measures and in case of doubt, the security officials would need to open bags without the presence of the guest. In case, the baggage is locked using regular locks, security officers would be forced to break them open. This may cause inconvenience to the guest and may be a hindrance to baggage security for the onward journey. Therefore to avoid loss and further issues, the Transport Security Administration requests guest travelling to the US to utilize TSA approved locks that can be opened by security officers using universal "master" keys so that the locks do not have to be cut. These locks are available at airports and travel stores nationwide. The packaging on the locks indicates whether they can be opened by the Transport Security Administration.

The U.S. Department for Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health inspection services (USDA - APHIS) has prohibited the entry of non-commercial shipments (including passenger baggage and mail) containing soyabeans, chickpeas and safflower seeds from countries including India where Khapra bettle (Trago derma grananium) is known to occur.


European Union (EU)

Across all airports in the European Union (EU) and in Norway, Iceland and Switzerland, guests will be permitted to take only limited quantity of liquids in their hand luggage. These liquids must be in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 milliliters each. Guests must carry these containers in one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of not more than one litre in capacity per guest.

While at security check, you must

  • Present all liquids containers to the screeners at the security checkpoints for examination.

  • Take off your jacket andor coat. They will be screened separately.

  • Remove laptop computers and other large electrical devices from your hand luggage and present them for screening in separate trays.

Liquids include alcoholic beverages, water and other drinks, soups, syrups, creams, lotions and oils, perfumes, sprays, gels, including hair and shower gels, contents of pressurized containers, including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants, pastes, including toothpaste, liquid-solid mixtures, mascara and any other item of similar consistency.

Carriage of Liquids, Gels and Aerosols additional to the quantities in the re-sealable plastic bag mentioned above:

  • Pack additional liquids in bags that you check in – the above rules are applicable for hand baggage only.

  • Carry medicines and dietary requirements, including baby foods, for use during the trip in your hand luggage. You may be asked for proof that they are needed.

  • Buy liquids such as drinks and perfumes either in an EU airport shop or on board an aircraft operated by an EU airline. If they are sold in a special sealed bag, do not open it before you are screened – otherwise the contents may be confiscated at the checkpoint. (If you transfer at an EU airport, do not open the bag before screening at your airport of transfer, or at the last one if you transfer more than once).

Guests carrying mangoes on flights to the EU will be restricted to a maximum of 2 kgs of mangoes per guest. For more information, kindly refer to the brochure issued by the United Kingdom Border Force.

Carriage of mangoes beyond the above specified limit will result in confiscation of the same by the regulatory authorities. Guests will also be required to pay for penalties as applied by the United Kingdom Border Force.

As per European Union (EU) regulation, checked in bags should not exceed 32 kgs each.


Singapore

Security measures to restrict liquids, aerosols and gels: The following security measures will be applicable to all guests travelling on flights departing from Singapore Changi Airport.

The following restrictions will apply to the carriage of liquids, aerosols and gases in guests’ hand baggage

  • Liquids, aerosols and gases taken through the screening points in Singapore must be carried in containers with a capacity no greater than 100 ml. Liquids, aerosols and gases partially filled and carried in containers larger than 100 ml will not be accepted.

  • Containers must be placed in a transparent re-sealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity not exceeding 1 litre. The containers must fit comfortably within the transparent bag, which must be closed completely.

  • Only one transparent re-sealable plastic bag will be permitted per guest.

  • The transparent re-sealable plastic bag must be presented separately for examination at the security screening point.

  • Guests are free to use any bag which meets the specification as above. Empty bottles shall be permitted for carriage on the aircraft.

  • All liquids, aerosols and gases that do not meet the requirements will not be allowed on the aircraft. Guests will be required to discard them before boarding the aircraft.


Exceptions to the above restrictions

  • Medicines, baby food and special dietary requirements in the liquid, aerosol and gaseous form.

  • Guests may be asked to taste these items.

  • In case a guest presents baby food at the screening point, it is mandatory that a baby is traveling with the guest.

  • For all liquid medications, a doctor's prescription would be helpful. However, it is not mandatory to carry a prescription.


Medicines may include the following

  • Essential prescribed medicines, including angina spray
  • Essential non-prescribed medicines, like cough syrup
  • Children's medicines
  • Insulin
  • Clotting factor (for hemophiliacs)
  • Inhaler (spare canisters to be packed in checked-in baggage)

Baby products include

  • Baby milk
  • Sterilized water
  • Baby juice
  • Baby food in liquid, gel or paste form
  • Wet wipes for the baby
  • Special dietary food items include (foods without which the guest's health would be threatened).

For any questions regarding the above, you can contact your nearest Jet Airways Offices or your travel agent.


United Kingdom

The following restrictions on the carriage of liquids and medicines in hand baggage will be applicable for all flights departing from airports across UK. Guests may carry small quantities of liquids, but only within separate containers each of which with a capacity not greater than 100 ml.

  • These containers must be brought to the airport in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag, which itself must not exceed 1 litre in capacity (approximately 20cms x 20cms).The contents of the plastic bag must fit comfortably and the bag should be sealed. Each passenger may carry only one such bag of liquids.

  • The bag must be presented for examination at the airport security point.

  • Liquids that cannot be placed inside the re-sealable bag must be packed in the check-inbaggage.

Liquids include all drinks, including water, soup, syrups and pastes, including toothpastes, creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, mascara etc., gels, including hair and shower gel, sprays and pressurized containers including shaving foam, spray deodorants and any other solutions and items of similar consistency.

Essential medicines and baby food may be permitted in quantities above 100 ml , but will be subject to the authentication as applicable currently.

For guests travelling from the United Kingdom to any destination that transits onwards through any Indian gateway, carriage of any liquid above 100 ml is not permitted due to security reasons. This includes any duty free items purchased on board or at any of the airport(s).

Cabin Baggage Policy

Cabin Baggage Standards by British Airports Authority (BAA) at London Heathrow has implemented IATA standards for cabin baggage size for all flights departing from all terminals of London Heathrow. The IATA standard dimension of permitted cabin hand baggage is 22 inches (56 cm) in length; 18 inches (45 cm) in width and 10 inches (25 cm) in depth. Guests carrying hand baggage exceeding these dimensions will not be permitted to pass through Central Security Search.

Passengers will have to return to the airline’s check-in counters to check in the hand baggage or repack them into smaller hand bags. No exemption will be permitted. Each passenger is restricted to carrying only one item (in addition to the re-sealable liquids bag) through the airport search point. Musical instruments will, as an exception, be allowed as a second item of cabin baggage, but will need to be screened and passengers should check with their airlines for special arrangements (e.g. purchasing an extra seat) to carry these large instruments. For passengers checking in from all UK domestic flights onwards to any international flights, baggage gauges (with the stipulated size) have been placed at strategic locations to measure the size of cabin baggage. Passengers will not be permitted to carry the cabin baggage which does not fit the gauge size.

The cabin baggage policy will apply to all terminals, all airlines and central areas only. The policy will not be applied in the Flight Connections Centre, Terminal Transfer Search Areas, Staff Search or Control Posts.

Exceptions to the limitations of the hand baggage include human remains, baby buggies, strollers, car seats, wheelchairs, religious articles, wedding dresses and suit carriers, medical equipment, musical instruments, artwork, pictures and hat boxes.


Gulf

For any questions regarding these travel arrangements, contact your nearest Jet Airways Offices or your travel agent.


Thailand

Please note dried fish, durian and other strong smelling fruits are not accepted for carriage as hand baggage as well as in checked-in baggage.


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