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Security Regulations

Your safety and comfort is of utmost importance to us. In accordance to the security regulations, we advise our guests to follow the points mentioned below

  • Never accept any packets or items from unknown persons

  • Do not leave your baggage unattended at any time. Unattended baggage may be removed by the Airport or Security Staff on account of suspicion

  • Always declare carriage of any arms or explosive substances prior to check-in. Concealment is an offence under the Aircraft Act and Rules

  • Carry only one hand baggage, the dimensions of which should not exceed 115 linear cms

  • Battery cells or dry cells carried in the hand baggage or in any electrical or electronic items will be removed and the airline will not be in a position to hand over the same at the destination. The same may be carried in the checked-in baggage.


Prohibited Articles

Carriage of dry cell batteries, knives, scissors, sharp instruments, tools, fire arms, ammunition and their toy replicas is prohibited in the passenger cabin.


Valuable Articles

We recommend carriage of currency, precious metals, jewellery, negotiable instruments, securities, personal identification documents and other items of value as part of your check-in baggage.


Restricted Articles

Medicines and toiletries which are necessary or appropriate for travel , such as hair sprays, perfumes and medicines containing alcohol may be carried in limited quantities. Many of the listed articles can be carried as air cargo provided they are packed in accordance with cargo regulations.


Dangerous Goods

Jet Airways does not carry any kind of dangerous goods onboard its aircraft.Exception: Alcoholic beverages, perfumes and colognes, medicines or toiletries, small gaseous oxygen cylinders required for medical use, small carbon dioxide cylinders worn by the guest for the operation of mechanical limbs will be permitted onboard.

As per security regulations, carriage of the following articles as part of hand baggage is strictly prohibited:

  • Ammunition
  • Knives
  • Scissors
  • Tools
  • Toy replicas of guns
  • Firearms
  • Sharp Instruments

Kindly Note: On domestic sectors Jet Airways will charge INR 5,000 per fire arm, air gun and or ammunition (up to 50 rounds) per guest for additional services provided during handling and carriage of fire arm, air gun or ammunition in their registered baggage.

Please Note: Only one weapon and 50 rounds will be accepted per ATR aircraft and any weapon that exceeds the necessary dimensions (9” inches in width, 30 inches in height and 4 inches in depth) will not be accepted.

On International sectors Jet Airways will charge USD 100 for the additional service provided during handling and carriage of fire arm, air gun or ammunition in their registered baggage.

Following personnel are exempted and will not be charged for the additional service provided they fulfill the below specified conditions:

  • Serving personnel from Defense forces, Para military forces and the Police if travelling on duty and carrying an official movement order issued by their concerned department authorizing the carriage of weapon and or ammunition for official purpose.

  • Sportsman traveling to either domestic or international destinations for a competition or representing the country, will be exempted from paying the charge levied for firearms, air gun andor ammunition provided they fulfill the following conditions:

    • Provide and identification document for the travelling sportsman. Evidence of identity can be established by a photo identity card issued by a government agency or the sponsoring club.

    • Provide valid license or authorization of fire arms and ammunition.

    • Bonafide for carriage of arms and ammunition on the basis of a written document issued by the President or Secretary of the sports club sponsoring him or her for the shooting event.

As per the circular received from the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security guests may be allowed to carry battery cells in the electronic items in the hand baggage or in person.

The following items, which would normally be considered as dangerous goods are accepted from the provisions of the regulations when carried by the guest. These are accepted subject to the quantity being limited:

  • Dry ice in quantities not exceeding 2 kilograms (5 pounds) per guest and used to pack perishables, can be carried as carry-on baggage only

  • Alcoholic Beverages - With approval of the carrier(s)

  • Dangerous Articles in Baggage - For safety reasons, dangerous articles, such as those listed below, must not be carried in guest's baggage

  • Compressed gases - (Deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous gases) such as butane, oxygen, liquid nitrogen, aqualung cylinders and compressed gas cylinders

  • Corrosives such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries and apparatus containing mercury

  • Explosives, ammunition, fireworks and flares. Ammunition including blank cartridges, hand guns, fireworks, and pistol caps

  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition

  • Radioactive material

  • Briefcases and attaché cases with installed alarm devices

  • Oxidizing materials such as bleaching powder and peroxides

  • Poisons and infectious substances such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials

  • Small oxygen cylinders for medical use and small carbon dioxide gas cylinders worn by guest for the operation of mechanical limbs

  • Other dangerous articles such as magnetized materials, offensive or irritating materials

As per the latest amendment to the Civil Aviation Requirement, Section 5, Series X, Part I issued by DGCA, guests onboard all flights are required to follow the prescribed guidelines for the use of mobile phones and Transmitting PED's (Personal Electronic Devices) on ‘Flight Mode’. Prior to departure: Guests will be permitted to use their mobile phones while the aircraft doors are open, unless advised by the Captain. (i.e. during aircraft refueling, aircraft Radio Telephony communication; and pre-flight functions like entries in the FMS and GPS navigation system)

Guests will be required to switch off their Mobile phones and other portable electronic devices once the aircraft doors are closed. Flight Mode will not be permitted.

In-flight: Guests will be permitted to use Mobile phones and Transmitting PED’s on Flight or Airplane mode only after the seat belt sign has been switched off.

In case of any interference and for safety reasons, the Cabin Crew in charge may inform the guests to stop using their PEDs. Prior to landing: Guests must switch off all electronic devices like Laptops, transmitting PED’s including mobile phones.

After landing: Guests will be permitted to use mobile phones once the aircraft clears the active runway. However this may not be applicable incase the landing takes place in low visibility conditions.

The Cabin Crew in charge will clearly mention low visibility conditions during the pre-landing announcement.

The above terms are only illustrative and not exhaustive and for further information you may contact your nearest Jet Airways office.

Carriage of Spare Lithium Ion Batteries

Spare Lithium ion batteries may be carried as checked-in or cabin baggage provided they are installed within and connected to the accompanied device. Carriage of spare Lithium ion batteries without an associated device or disengaged from the associated device will be permitted only as part of cabin baggage. Only Lithium ion batteries of watt-hour (Wh) rating above 100Wh but not exceeding 160Wh, will be permitted.

Spare batteries must be individually protected by ensuring each one is placed in the original retail packaging or by insulating the terminals, e.g. by taping over the exposed terminals and placing each battery in a separate plastic pouch to prevent short circuit.

Spare Lithium Ion Batteries will not be permitted as part of checked-in baggage.

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