Aviation security control

To ensure security of civil aviation, both at domestic and international flights, all passengers (including transit and transfer), their hand luggage, luggage, all personal things should pass security control.

Passengers who have not passed security control or have not presented for security control their hand luggage, luggage, all personal things, are not allowed to board the aircraft.

List of hazardous items and materials, prohibited for transportation by air transport.

  • I. Items and materials, prohibited for transportation by passengers and civil aviation aircraft crews members Items and materials, prohibited for transportation by passengers and civil aviation aircraft crews members

    1. Flare guns, light signal devices, construction powder pistols, gas-cylinders containing neuroparalitic gas, teargas, toxicant and strong gases.

    2. Electroshock devices of all kinds, except for medical reanimation equipment (defibrillators).

    3. Electron-beam weapons of all kinds.

    4. Explosives, formations, items, equipped with them, explosives:

    • blasting powder of all kinds, brands and types in any packaging, containers (irrespective of quantity);
    • primers to hunting charges;
    • primers-detonators of all types;
    • electrical detonators of all types;
    • electric primers;
    • fire and detonation cords;
    • detonators and primers to ammunition;
    • ammunition of all kinds and types;
    • training and imitating ammunition;
    • trotyle, trinitrotoluene, blasting gelatine, ammonal, hexogen, other explosives for military and industrial application, self-made explosive mixes, equipped with them items and subjects;
    • pyrotechnics: signal and lighting missiles, hand flares, torch pots, landing drafts, thermite matches, trigger man matches, detonating cartridges, Bengal fire, fireworks, household and similar pyrotechnic items and homemade tools and products.

    5. Compressed and liquefied gas for domestic and industrial use - propane, butane, nitrogen, neon, argon, oxygen, chlorine, except those which are transported by medical teams to provide emergency care.

    6. Flammable fluids - benzene, kerosene, acetone, methanol, methyl aether, brake fluid, carbon disulfide, aether, organic solvents, all kinds of fining agents and potting compounds which contain inflammable (autoigniting) ingredients.

    7. Flammable solids:

    • substances that on contact with water produce heat and spontaneous combustion, potassium, sodium, metallic calcium, their alloys, calcium phosphide and substances with similar properties;
    • white and yellow phosphorus and other substances classified as flammable solids;
    • industrial nitrocellulose, dry, wet and colloidal irrespective of the contained dissolvent.

    8. Toxic and potent substances:

    • toxic and potent substances in whatever physical state, regardless of the type and quality of their packaging;
    • brucine, nicotine, strychnine, formaldehyde, antifreeze, ethylene glycol, mercury, cyanide agents, cyclone, cyan containing and substances with similar properties.

    9. Caustic and corrosive substances:

    • Inorganic acids - hydrochloric, sulfuric, nitric, and mixtures thereof;
    • hydrofluoric (fluoric) acid;
    • pratums of all kinds - potassium, sodium, and similar chemical compounds;
    • pickling preparations for metal, bleach, battery electrolyte, and substances with similar properties;
    • chemicals to remove the varnish and paint from surfaces.

    10. Radioactive substances and materials of any degree of potential risk, forms of manufacture or physical condition and physical properties.

    11. All other materials, compounds and subjects which fall under the above listed features, as well as those, to which the manufacturer specifies special storage, transportations and utilizations conditions, which raise the doubts in security of their transportation as items that can be used for explosion, setting fire or creating a threat for life and health of passengers and aircraft crew members.

  • II. Items and substances that are prohibited for carriage by passengers and crewmembers in the passenger compartment, but allowed to be transported in checked luggage Items and substances that are prohibited for carriage by passengers and crewmembers in the passenger compartment, but allowed to be transported in checked luggage

    1. Fire-arms (including fighting, hunting, sports), pneumatic, gas weapon, pistols and revolvers intended shoot bullets, equipped with rubber or similar bullets on properties, cold steel of all kinds and structurally similar items, cartridges and spares to the weapon, as well as training, blank, museum, souvenir, collection and fake weapon at availability at physical or the legal entity of the conforming permission for its storage, wearing and transportation, guns and pistols for skin diving.

    Weapon transportation is regulated by the instruction approved by the central executive authority in transport industry.

    2. Prickly or sharp objects, such as: 

    • nail clippers and nail files;
    • medical injections needle;
    • knitting needles;
    • metal table knives;
    • corkscrews;
    • devices and toys which simulate all types of weapon;
    • lighters in the form of a gun, another weapon, subjects with blunt ends that can be used to cause injuries.

  • Transportation of liquids by passengers Transportation of liquids by passengers

    To fulfill the requirements of Ministry of Air Transport telegrams № 101 939 dated 03/11/06, (entry № 6330 dated 11/06/06, and a telegram of Ministry of Air Transport Head № 011 200, date 01.02.07, the following restrictions are introduced on all flights departing from the "Kiev" (Juliani) airport on the quantity of liquids, gases and aerosols in hand baggage, namely:  liquids, gels and aerosols in individual packaging, each volume, which does not exceed 100 ml.

    Such fluids, gels and aerosols should be packed in one layer in a transparent (plastic) package with a capacity of 1 liter per passenger.

    It is allowed to transport in the hand luggage the goods which are purchased in "Duty Free" shops if they are packed into reliably sealed plastic packages with checks attached.


    Liquids perceive:

    • water and other beverages, soups, syrups;
    • creams, lotions and oils; 
    • perfumery;
    • sprays;
    • gels, including hair and shower gels;
    • substances in containers, tares, that are under pressure, including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants;
    • pasts, including toothpaste;
    • mixture of liquid and solid substances;
    • mascara;
    • any other substances of similar composition.


    Passenger allowed: 

    • to transport liquid substances in the registered baggage;
    • to transport in a hand luggage medicine and dietary agents, including meal for kids for their utilization during the flight.


    However, the passenger is required to confirm the need for their availability and use during the flight (this requirement applies to flights to EU countries, USA, Canada, as well as to Norway, Iceland and Switzerland).

    To facilitate the detection of liquid substances in the security checkpoint, passengers must provide for the control all liquid substances to the inspectors-operators of boarder security;


    Remarks: at the same time the new rules do not apply to liquids, which passengers can buy at shops located beyond the security control area at availability of a boarding pass or on board of the European Union aircraft.


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