It is against the law to bring into the aircraft, whether as cabin baggage or checked baggage, restricted items as defined by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. The Company and airport or government officials may inspect and/or search your baggage with or without your presence.
WHAT MUST NOT BE TAKEN ON BOARD
- EXPLOSIVES: fireworks, flares, toy gun caps.
- COMPRESSED SUBSTANCE: gas cylinders, aerosols (other than medicines/toiletries).
- FLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE: lighter fuel, paints, thinners, firelighters, cigarette lighters containing unabsorbed lighter fuel.
- OXIDIZERS: some bleaching powders, acids, chemicals.
- ORGANIC PEROXIDES: hair or textile dyes, fibreglass repair kits, certain adhesives.
- POISONS: arsenic, cyanide, weedkillers.
- IRRITATING SUBSTANCES: tear gas devices such as mace, pepper sprays.
- INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES: biological products and/or diagnostic specimens containing pathogens.
- RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS: medical or research samples which contain radioactive sources.
- CORROSIVES: acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries, caustic soda, mercury.
- MAGNETISED MATERIALS: magnetrons and anything containing strong magnets.
- LITHIUM BATTERIES: Spare Lithium ion batteries and cells with a Watt hour rating greater than 160Wh, are not permitted on an aircraft under any circumstances.
WHAT MAY BE TAKEN ON BOARD IN LIMITED QUANTITIES
- Alcoholic beverages (up to 5L), perfumes and colognes (up to 2L in total). Please note, alcohol is prohibited to be carried on board all Rex flights on the Gulf and Cape York routes due to alcohol management programmes. Penalties apply for violation. All passengers travelling on the Gulf and Cape York routes must surrender any alcohol carried on their person at check-in.
- Medicinal or toiletry products including aerosols such as hair sprays and deodorant for personal use (up to 2kg or 2L in total, with no single can or container exceeding 500g or 0.5L).
- With the approval of the Company, small oxygen cylinders for medicinal use and small carbon dioxide gas cylinders worn to power mechanical limbs.
- Safety matches and certain lighters carried on the person. They must not be packed in the checked bag.
- All spare lithium ion batteries and cells must have terminals insulated or protected to prevent short circuit and must be carried in cabin baggage only. Only TWO Spare lithium ion batteries and cells with a Watt hour rating of between 100Wh and 160Wh are allowed per passenger, and must be carried in cabin baggage only. – Operator approval is required for these prior to travel. If batteries are installed in equipment such as laptop computers, camera, calculators etc – the above limits still apply, however they can be carried as checked baggage, provided the electronic device is protected from accidental activation. Please refer to this from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority for more information.
- Battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g. e-cigarettes, e-cigs, e-cigars, e-pipes, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery systems). These items must be carried on the person in the cabin and cannot be carried in checked baggage. These items must not be used or placed on charge while in a Rex aircraft.
- With approval of the Company, dry ice used to pack perishable foods (up to 2.5kg).
- Small mercury thermometers for personal use when in a protective case.
REMEMBER IF YOU TAKE DANGEROUS GOODS ON BOARD, EVEN INADVERTENTLY, YOU MAY BE LIABLE TO PROSECUTION AND A JAIL TERM.
If there is any doubt about what may be carried on board THE aircraft, the Passenger must request more information from the Company before commencing travel. Firearms and weapons of any description are prohibited in the cabin of any Aircraft. Passengers shall not tender dangerous goods or potentially dangerous goods for Carriage as baggage. The Company may destroy, abandon and/or retain as evidence any such goods.
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