Security Check Instructions
According to the regulations of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC):
ⅠItems Prohibited in Carry-on and Checked Baggage
The items that are prohibited on-board in carry-on or checked baggage, according to relevant regulations of CAAC, are as follows:
1 Guns, ordnance or police apparatus (including major parts) and their imitations;
2 Explosives, such as ammunition, pyrotechnic products, blasting supplies and imitative products;
3 Controlled knives;
4 Inflammable and explosive materials, including matches, lighters (steam), alcohol, paint, gasoline, kerosene, benzene, rosin oil and other combustibles;
5 Corrosive materials, like hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and hydraulic accumulator;
6 Hazardous materials, such as cyanide and highly toxic pesticides;
7 Radioactive substances, like radioisotope;
8 Other articles which may endanger flight safety, such as articles with pungent smell and strong magnetized articles that may interfere with the normal working of various panels on the plane.
Ⅱ Items that are prohibited on-board in carry-on baggage but can be carried in checked baggage
According to Civil Aviation Administration of China, items that are prohibited on-board in carry-on baggage but can be carried in checked baggage are as follows:
1 Knives for daily use, such as kitchen knives, shears, fruit knives, razors;
2 Professional cutting tools like scalpels, butcher knives, gravers;
3 Tools for performances like spears, broadswords and swords;
4 Sporting goods including weighted or pointed stakes, metal-head trekking poles and baseball bats;
5 Axes, chisels, hammers, cones, heavy canes or canes with spikes, alpenstocks and other sharp and blunt apparatus that could endanger aviation safety;
6 Liquids beyond the amount permitted in carry-on luggage by specific regulations.
Ⅲ Provision on Liquids
International and regional flights
It is prescribed by CAAC that:
1 Passengers of international flights and regional flights departing from Chinese airports can carry liquids with an individual volume not exceeding 100ml. If the capacity of a container exceeds 100ml, no matter how much volume it holds, the container must be transported in checked baggage. Containers for liquids should be put in a transparent plastic bag which can be re-sealed with a volume not exceeding 1L. Each passenger is only allowed to carry one plastic bag, and extra bags shall be put in checked baggage. Plastic bags containing liquids shall be inspected individually.
2 Passengers should keep shopping evidence for security check if they buy liquids in duty-free shops of the terminals or on aircrafts. The purchased liquids should be put in a sealed transparent plastic bag and should not be opened or sealed by passengers themselves. They shall also present shopping evidences for security check.
3 Under the circumstances that passengers traveling with a baby need to carry liquid dairy products, and passengers with diabetic or other diseases require necessary fluid medicines, after clearance from security check, passengers can place them in carry-on baggage.
4 If passengers disobey the above rules, they are responsible for such consequences as missing their flight .
It is prescribed by CAAC that:
1 Passengers of domestic flights are prohibited to carry liquids but the liquids can be transported in checked baggage with a special packaging conforming to certain rules of civil aviation transportation.
2 Each passenger is only allowed to carry one piece of cosmetic whose volume shall not exceed 100ml placed in an individual bag ready to be opened for security check.
3 Foreign passengers who need to transfer to domestic flights in China should put the duty-free liquids in an undamaged, sealed and transparent plastic bag and present the shopping evidences for security check.
4 Passengers with a baby can apply for free in-flight liquid dairy products when booking the tickets; Necessary liquid medicines carried by diabetic passengers or passengers with other diseases shall be checked and confirmed and then kept with cabin crew.
5 If passengers disobey the above rules, they are responsible for such consequences as missing their flight.
Ⅳ Relevant regulations on lighters and matches
It is prescribed by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) that:
It is forbidden for passengers (including international flights/regional flights, domestic flights) to carry any lighter or match, either placed in the carry-on or in the check-in baggage.
Ⅴ Regulations on carrying lithium battery on flights
According to the standard of China’s civil aviation industry in Lithium Battery Aviation Transport Regulation (MH/T1020-2009) and relevant regulations like Hazardous Articles Aviation Transportation Regulations for Passengers and Crew (MH/T1030-2010), passengers who carry lithium batteries should obey the following rules:
1 Carry-on lithium batteries are not allowed to exceed 160 wh for each passenger, otherwise the batteries should be transported after security check.
2 Laptops, cameras, camcorders or other electronic devices equipped with lithium batteries should be carried as per the rules:
*They are allowed to be taken onto the plane both as carry-on or checked baggage.
*Appropriate measures should be taken to prevent them from starting accidentally.
*The capacity of the battery should not exceed 100 Wh.
*Batteries from 100Wh to 160 (equal to) inside the electronic devices can only be transported after approval from the carrier.
3 Transportation of backup lithium batteries should follow that:
*Backup lithium batteries should only be taken in carry-on baggage
*Lithium batteries must be protected from short circuit by putting them in the original packing or by electrode insulation treatment, for instance, using a piece of sticky tape on the exposed electrodes and placing them in plastic bags or protecting bags.
*The content of each lithium battery should not be more than 100Wh.
*Batteries from 100Wh to 160 Wh inside the electronic devices can only be transported after approval from the carrier. Each passenger can carry two standby batteries at most.
Ⅵ Restrictions on carrying alcoholic beverages
According to No.9284 document of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Hazardous Articles Aviation Transportation Regulations for Passengers and Crew(MH/T1030-2010), the following items should be noticed:
Alcoholic beverages will be accepted for carriage as checked baggage only. The packaging of such materials must comply with all relevant CAAC regulations.
1 Alcohol content of less than or equal to 24% is unrestricted.
2 No more than 5 liter of alcohol content of 24% -70% (inclusive) per person can be transported as checked baggage.
3 Alcohol content of more than 70% can not be transported as baggage.