Improvement works to Mid Stay and Long Stay car parks

- information for passengers

Prohibited items

The safety of passengers and staff is of upmost importance to us so we have to make sure that anything you are carrying in your hand luggage is safe. To ensure it is, your luggage will be screened as part of our security process.

It is an offence to have any of the following items in your hand luggage or carry them into the aircraft cabin. Some of these items may be allowed to be stored in your hold luggage so please check with your airline ahead of travel.

  • Acid

  • Ammunition and explosives

  • Billiard, snooker or pool cues

  • Blades, knives and scissors - specifically blades larger than 6cm in length

  • Builder's tools

  • Catapults and sling-shots

  • Darts

  • Gas cartridges or cylinders, including re-fills

  • Hammers, nails or screw-drivers

  • Hypodermic syringes (unless supported by medical evidence)

  • Large and heavy blunt instruments

  • Lighter fuel, including top-up (passengers are allowed to carry one disposable lighter in a clear re-sealable plastic bag)

  • Mercury

  • Paint, paint thinner and turpentine

  • Radioactive materials

  • Sporting equipment such as golf clubs, cricket bats or rackets

  • Toy or replica guns (plastic or metal...yes, even bubble ones!)

  • Wallet tools (wallet ninjas)

If you are unsure about what we can be taken on-board then please contact your airline and they will be able to advise on their rules and regulations.