Items not allowed to carry in hand baggage

Guns, firearms and weapons 

Any object capable, or appearing capable, of discharging a projectile or causing injury, including:

-       all firearms (pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns etc.)
-       replica and imitation firearms
-       component parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sighting devices and sights)
-       air pistols, rifles and pellet guns
-       signal flare pistols
-       starter pistols
-       toy guns of all types
-       ball-bearing guns'
-       industrial bolt and nail guns
-       crossbows
-       catapults
-       harpoon and spear guns
-       lighters shaped like a firearm 

Pointed/edged weapons and sharp objects

 Pointed or bladed articles capable of causing injury, including:

-       axes and hatchets
-       arrows and darts
-       crampons
-       harpoons and spears
-       ice axes and ice picks
-       ice skates
-       lockable or flick knives with blades of any length
-       knives, including ceremonial knives, with blades of more than 6 cm, made of metal or any other material strong enough to be used as a potential weapon
-       meat cleavers
-       machetes
-       open razors and blades (excluding safety or disposable razors with blades enclosed in cartridge)
-       sabres, swords and swordsticks
-       scalpels
-       scissors with blades more than 6 cm in length
-       ski and walking/hiking poles
-       throwing stars
-       tradesmen’s tools that have the potential to be used as a pointed or edged weapon (e.g. drills and drill bits, box cutters, utility knives, all saws, screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers, pliers, wrenches/spanners, blowtorches).

Stunning devices

 Devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise, including:

-       devices for shocking, such as stun guns, tasers and stun batons,
-       animal stunners and animal killers
-       disabling and incapaciting chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, peppers sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellents sprays

Blunt instruments

 Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, including:

-       baseball and softball bats
-       clubs or batons — rigid or flexible (e.g. billy clubs, blackjacks, nightsticks and batons)
-       cricket bats
-       golf clubs
-       hockey sticks
-       lacrosse sticks
-       kayak and canoe paddles
-       skateboards
-       billiard, snooker and pool cues
-       fishing rods
-       martial arts equipment (e.g. knuckledusters, clubs, coshes, rice flails, num chucks, kubatons, kubasaunts)

 Explosives and flammable substances

 Any explosive or highly combustible substances which pose a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/safety of aircraft or property, including:

-       ammunition
-       blasting caps
-       detonators and fuses
-       explosives and explosive devices
-       replica or imitation explosive material or devices
-       mines and other explosive military stores
-       grenades of all types
-       gas and gas containers (e.g. butane, propane, acetylene, oxygen) in large volume
-       fireworks, flares (in any form) and other pyrotechnics (including party poppers and toy caps)
-       non-safety matches
-       smoke generating canisters or cartridges
-       flammable liquid fuel (e.g. petrol/gasoline, diesel, lighter fluid, alcohol, ethanol)
-       aerosol spray paint
-       turpentine and paint thinner
-       alcoholic beverages exceeding 70 % by volume (140 % proof) 

Chemical and toxic substance

 Any chemical or toxic substances which pose a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security or safety of aircraft or property, including:

-       acids and alkalis (e.g. spillable "wet" batteries)
-       corrosive or bleaching substances (e.g. mercury, chlorine
-       disabling or incapacitating sprays (e.g. mace, pepper spray, tear gas)
-       radioactive material (e.g. medicinal or commercial isotopes)
-       poisons
-       infectious or biological hazardous material (e.g. infected blood, bacteria and viruses)
-       material capable of spontaneous ignition or combustion
-       fire extinguishers

-       pressurised containers


 Other items that may be considered forbidden due to the nature of their possible use eg:

-       Handcuffs, electric tapes, high strength adhesive tapes
-       Strings of all types
-       Various specific tools and tools

Liquids and gels 

Liquids, unless in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 millilitres or equivalent and contained in one transparent resealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding one litre. The contents of the plastic bag shall fit comfortably and the bag shall be completely closed. Liquids include gels, pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures and the contents of pressurised containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfume, shaving foam, aerosols and other items of similar consistency. All these items is possible to transport under these conditions:

-          are declared to security screening outside the cabin baggage (if items containing liquids and gels are not placed this way, their transport may not be allowed).

-          are in ndividual packings of maximum volume 100 ml placed in one transparent resealable plastic bag of maximum volume 1 liter

-          are intended for use during the flight and are required eighter for medical purposes or for special dietery requirements including baby food. The passengers must supply the proof of origin for liquid, aerosol or gel and these are subjected to special screening

-          have been bought in airport shops of Prague Airport behind the level of security screening, thus in security restricted area (SRA)

-          have been bought in the airport shops of Prague Airport before the level of security screening and are placed in special security packing that is both tamper evident (ICAO STEB) and displays satisfactory proof of purchase at that airport not older than 3 hours (in case of delayed flight independent of the passengers will which was not knowns at the time of purchase the airport operater can prolong the time limit but only for the time of delay of the specific flight).

-          have been bought at other airports or on board the air carrier and are placed in special security packing that is both tamper evident (ICAO STEB) and displays satisfactory proof of purchase and these are subjected to special screening

Notwithstanding the mentioned list of prohibited items have staff performing security inspections right to identify prohibited articles such as items that are not listed here, but give the reasonable suspicion that they may be used to endanger the safety of civil aviation.