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What you should not carry on an Air Seychelles flight

Some items may not necessarily be treated in the same manner by other airlines or at certain airports. We accept no responsibility if certain airports/airlines do not allow carriage of one or more of these items.

For safety reasons, dangerous articles such as those listed below, must not be carried at any time:

Dangerous Items

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

Corrosives such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet-cell batteries.

Explosives, munitions, fireworks and flares.

Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners and fire-lighters.

Radioactive materials.

Brief-cases and attaché cases with installed alarm devices.

Oxidising materials such as bleaching powder and peroxides.

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

Small vehicles such as Segways, Airwheels, Solowheels and hoverboards. - contains lithium batteries

Prohibited items for passenger and cabin luggage

Prohibited items for hold luggage

Cabin Baggage Restriction to the US

Effective Saturday, 25 March, all US bound Guests travelling from Seychelles on Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways flights will be required to pack their electronic items which are bigger than smart phones in their check in baggage.  Items include – but are not limited to - laptops, tablets, cameras & e-readers. 

This policy is in line with the decision taken by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, which has determined it is prudent to enhance security, to include airport security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the United States. These enhancements include more stringent measures applied to 10 specific airports.

The affected overseas airports are: Queen Alia International Airport (AMM), Cairo International Airport (CAI), Ataturk International Airport (IST), King Abdul-Aziz International Airport (JED), King Khalid International Airport (RUH), Kuwait International Airport (KWI), Mohammed V Airport (CMN), Hamad International Airport (DOH), Dubai International Airport (DXB), and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).