Dangerous Goods

The safety of our operations for our customers and staff is our number one priority and focus. In line with IATA safety regulations governing the carriage of Dangerous Goods items onboard an aircraft, we prohibit the carriage of the following types of Dangerous Goods onboard our aircraft either in the cabin or as checked baggage. Dangerous Goods are items or substances that may endanger the safety of the aircraft or persons on board the aircraft.

Dangerous Goods prohibited for carriage onboard our aircraft at any time fall into the categories shown below. Security type attaché or brief cases containing Dangerous Goods such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnic devices are not permitted to be carried onboard our aircraft. Disabling Devices such as mace, pepper spray or other devices containing irritant or incapacitating substances are also prohibited from carriage onboard our aircraft on the person, in checked baggage and cabin baggage. Firearms and dangerous weapons are not permitted in the cabin. Petrol or gas engine equipment such as chainsaws, lawn mowers and trimmers and similar devices will only be permitted for carriage in the aircraft hold if they are new and in the original packaging.

Remember – It is illegal to knowingly or unknowingly take Dangerous Goods that could endanger the safety of an aircraft and persons on board and you will be liable for prosecution and severe penalties apply.

If you are not sure on the correct classification of items you intend to take onboard during your flight with us, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

LAGs – Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

For security reasons, the following rules for taking liquids, aerosols and gels on flights in and out of Samoa and America Samoa apply. The restrictions on the carriage of liquids, aerosols and gels apply to all passengers boarding an aircraft on an international flight from Samoa to American Samoa and vice-versa.

-          The restrictions limit the quantity of liquids; aerosols and gels passengers may take onboard the aircraft with them, including duty free liquids, aerosols and gels.

-          The restrictions apply to products carried in the cabin of the aircraft by passengers. They do not apply to checked baggage carried in the hold of the aircraft. However, restrictions on Dangerous Goods still apply.

-          Certain exemptions apply for medicines, medical products, medical devices, and baby products that you may need during the flight. Please contact us directly on email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

-          Passengers travelling on international flights to/from Samoa to American Samoa and vice-versa need to be aware of the quantity limits for liquids, aerosols and gels that can be taken through a security screening point at the airport.

-          Liquid, aerosol or gel products must be in containers of 100 millilitres or less (broadly equivalent to 100 grams or less).

-          The containers must be carried in one transparent, resealable plastic bag, like the one in the image below.

-          The four sides of the bag's sealed area must add up to no more than 80 centimetres (e.g. 20x20 cm or 15x25 cm).

-          The plastic bag must be the type that can be sealed and resealed with a sealing mechanism, like a sandwich bag or freezer bag.

-          Only one bag is allowed for each passenger, with exceptions for carers who may carry the bag/s of the people in their care, including children.

-          All containers must fit comfortably into the plastic bag and the bag must be sealed.

 

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