Baggage

Passengers travelling on Titan Airways ski charter flights should refer to http://www.titan-airways.com/passenger-information/tour-operator-series-flights.html for the applicable baggage allowances and restrictions.

CABIN BAGGAGE

Only one piece of hand baggage per passenger will be permitted in the cabin.

This item should weigh no more than 5 kilos with the maximum dimensions 56 x 45 x 25cm (including all handles, side pockets and wheels), and should include no sharp items. It must be able to fit under the seat or in the overhead locker.

We strongly advise you to pack any liquids that you don’t need whilst onboard the aircraft in your hold baggage. However, if you do need to travel with liquids, please be aware of the following restrictions which apply to all liquids you wish to carry through an airport security checkpoint: 

  • All liquids must be in individual containers not greater than 100ml capacity. They must be placed in one transparent re-sealable transparent bag, no larger than 20cm x 20cm (8" x 8") in size, and fit comfortably inside the bag so it can be fastened closed
  • Only one bag per passenger is allowed. The bag must be clear and re-sealable, such as ‘ziplock’ bags or bags with pressable seals.  Larger bags or bags that are not sealable, such as fold-over sandwich bags are not allowed
  • Each passenger must remove their clear plastic bag from their hand baggage and place it in on the conveyor belt for X-ray screening
  • Liquids in containers of more than 100ml capacity can be packed in your hold baggage
  • Exemptions to the liquids rule applies for liquid medicine or baby milk/food 'Need more help?’ 
  • Any lithium batteries (protected against short circuit) or equipment containing lithium batteries MUST be in cabin baggage.  See LITHIUM BATTERIES section below for more information.


HOLD BAGGAGE

The weight of the baggage permitted for carriage in the hold of the aircraft, is normally 20 kilos per passenger. However, this may differ with flights to certain tour operators/destinations. Please check with your tour operator for details of your specific flight.

Carriage of excess baggage will be undertaken subject to space and availability on the day.

Titan Airways do not normally charge for excess baggage, but your tour operator may levy a charge.

E-cigarettes must not be packed in hold baggage - see also Restricted Articles below


MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT

Health and Safety regulations require us to limit the maximum weight per single item of baggage to 32kgs.Individual items or bags exceeding 32kgs cannot be accepted for carriage and passengers will be required to Re-pack their luggage. This does not affect the baggage allowance.

SPECIAL AND SPORTING ITEMS

Parties taking large numbers of sporting items should contact our Commercial department prior to departure. It is also strongly recommended that you take out separate insurance for special items or sporting equipment. 


RESTRICTED ARTICLES

Very strict legislation exists on the carriage of all Dangerous Goods. Items such as paint, varnish, lighter fuel, gas refills for hair stylers, fireworks or party poppers cannot be carried. Pistols cannot be carried and the regulations concerning the carriage of sporting guns or the rules on restricted items can be obtained from our Special Requirements department.

The following items are NOT permitted for carriage in the aircraft cabin with you:

  • guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles — devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, including: firearms of all types, such as pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms capable of being mistaken for real weapons, component parts of firearms, excluding telescopic sights,compressed air and CO2 guns, such as pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns, signal flare pistols and starter pistols, bows, cross bows and arrows, harpoon guns and spear guns, slingshots and catapults;
  • 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 incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, pepper sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays are NOT permitted either in cabin or hold baggage);
  • objects with a sharp point or sharp edge — objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being used to cause serious injury, including: items designed for chopping, such as axes, hatchets and cleavers, ice axes and ice picks, razor blades, box cutters, knives with blades of more than 6 cm,  scissors with blades of more than 6 cm as measured from the fulcrum, martial arts equipment with a sharp point or sharp edge, swords and sabres;
  • tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft, including: crowbars, drills and drill bits, including cordless portable power drills, tools with a blade or a shaft of more than 6 cm capable of use as a weapon, such as screwdrivers and chisels,   saws, including cordless portable power saws, blowtorches, bolt guns and nail guns;
  • blunt instruments — objects capable of being used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:baseball and softball bats, clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks, martial arts equipment;

All of these items must be carried in your hold baggage.

The following dangerous articles are not permitted in baggage whether cabin or hold baggage:

  • Gas cylinders: Flammable gas, e.g. butane (such as spares for gas powered hair curlers), propane (e.g. camping gas, chef's blow torches); Non-flammable gas, e.g. filled scuba diving cylinders; and Toxic gas, e.g. tear gas. Cylinders not exceeding 5kg gross weight of compressed air and oxygen for medical needs may be carried subject to approval form Titan Airways
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter or heater fuels, paint, and matches (except one box of matches or a small cigarette lighter which does not contain unabsorbed liquid fuel (other than liquefied gas) and which must be carried on the person).
  • Poisons such as insecticides, weed killers, arsenic, and cyanide.
  • Radioactive material, oxidising materials, and organic peroxides such as bleaches and fibreglass repair kits.
  • Firearms and explosives. Handguns, automatic weapons, munitions, ammunitions including blank cartridges, pistol caps, fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, and crackers. Note: As an exception, sporting/competition firearms and a maximum of 5kgs of ammunition (UN0012 or UN0014) may be carried in hold luggage with appropriate paperwork, subject to available space, if declared at check-in and securely boxed or packaged. Please note ammunition must be packed as part of passenger hold baggage and separated from firearms. Passengers checking in firearms must check in at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled time of departure (see note 1 above).
  • Passengers intending to carry sporting weapons are required to notify our Commercial Department in advance by telephone on 01279 680616 or email charter@titan-airways.co.uk
  • Infectious substances such as bacteria and viruses.
  • Corrosives such as mercury, acids, alkalis, and wet-cell batteries.
  • Lithium metal or Lithium ion batteries exceeding a 100Wh rating (See below)
  • 'Hoverboards' or similar electrically powered personal transport devices (This does not include Electric Wheelchairs which continue to be permitted)

LITHIUM BATTERIES

Lithium metal and Lithium Ion batteries are restricted as follows:

 

Lithium 1
Lithium