Saudi Arabia alerts Hajj pilgrims on 30 items flight passengers shouldn't carry

The passengers would then have no rights to claim them, if confiscated. Representative image/iStock/jadamprostore

Jeddah: King Abdulaziz International Airport has announced a list of thirty items that are banned from being carried in airplane passengers’ baggage. The airport authorities warned that the banned items would be confiscated if detected during the baggage checking. The passengers would then have no rights to claim them.

The Hajj pilgrims have been particularly alerted against carrying these banned and dangerous items in their baggage. Among them, sixteen items cannot be carried inside the air-plane cabin. The list includes hazardous or dangerous materials like knives, compressed gasses, poisonous substances, blades, baseball bats, skate boards and explosives like fire crackers.

Besides, the airport has also announced an additional list of fourteen items that are banned. These include oxidants, organic peroxides, radio active substances, electric shock devices, disabling devices, automatic skateboards, liquid oxygen devices, infectious biological materials, matches, lighters and flammable liquids.

Compressed gasses, explosives, firearms, imitation weapons, magnetic materials and corrosive materials too are included in the list of prohibited items that would be confiscated. The airport authorities urged the passengers to contact their respective airlines for more details.  

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