Forbidden items

To keep you and your fellow passengers safe, there are some items that you cannot take with you on flydubai flights.

Things you shouldn’t bring on a flydubai flight

  • Dangerous items which could injure people or cause damage to the plane
  • Lithium batteries
  • Batteries (or devices with batteries) which are damaged, defective or recalled
  • Items which are illegal in the country you’re travelling to or from
  • Animals
  • Hoverboards (see below for further information)

For a more detailed list of prohibited items please see Articles 8.3 & 8.4 of our Conditions of Carriage.

Restrictions on hoverboards and lithium powered items

Please note that, for safety reasons, we cannot allow you to take items powered by lithium battery such as hoverboards, mini segways, balance wheels and solowheels on board any of our flights. This applies to hand baggage and checked baggage. If you’re carrying one of these items with or without batteries in your hand baggage or checked baggage, you’ll not be allowed to take it with you on your flight. For more information about restrictions on the carriage of lithium batteries and other dangerous goods, please read our baggage policy and flydubai’s Conditions of Carriage.

Things you shouldn’t pack in your hand baggage

  • Real, replica or toy weapons
  • Sharp objects like knives, razor blades and scissors
  • Hypodermic needles (unless you have a medical certificate explaining why you need them)
  • Sporting bats and clubs

Things you shouldn’t pack in your checked baggage

  • Fragile or perishable items
  • Valuable items like money and jewellery
  • Computers and other electronic devices which might contain personal data
  • Any medication that you might need during your flight or trip
  • Important documents like passports and visas

For a full list of things you shouldn’t bring on flydubai flights, see our Conditions of Carriage

If you’re not sure whether you’re allowed to bring an item onboard or not, please check with us by phone or by email before you get to the airport.

Portable electronic devices in your checked baggage

Please note that any portable electronic devices packed in your checked baggage must be switched off and not able to be activated accidentally during the flight.

Important information about the carriage of e-cigarettes

For safety reasons, you cannot carry e-cigarettes in your checked baggage. You’ll only be allowed to carry e-cigarettes on board our flights if they are in your hand baggage. Please also note that the operation, use or charging of e-cigarettes is prohibited on board our flights or while you are near any of our aircraft. For more information about restrictions on the carriage of portable electronic devices, please read our baggage policy.

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