Items With Conditions Attached to Their Carry-on or Check-in [International Flights]

These items can only be carried on board or be accepted as check-in baggage if certain conditions are met.

  • ・If a codeshare flight or flight operated by another airline is included in the itinerary, the baggage rules of the other airline may apply.
  • ・When traveling on Japanese domestic sectors using a ticket for which the International Conditions of Carriage apply, the baggage rules for international flights will apply.
  • ・Please be advised that in the event that it is impossible to confirm whether or not an item can be transported by airplane before the departure time, the request for transport may be rejected.
  • ・Some countries/regions may restrict other items in addition to those below from being carried on board and checked in.

Items Whose Carry-on and Check-in Are Subject to Conditions

Up to five liters per person of alcoholic beverages with an alcoholic content exceeding 24% but no more than 70% are permitted to be checked in and carried on board.

  • * There are no restrictions on alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content of 24% or less.
  • * The alcoholic beverages must be stored in the container in which they were sold.
  • * Even if an alcoholic beverage is within the carry-on limits permitted by the regulations, it may not be possible to bring it on board depending on restrictions imposed on the carry-on of liquids for international flights. For further details, please see the information on carry-on baggage restrictions.

Non-radioactive Cosmetics and Drugs (Including Hair Spray)

2 kg or 2 liters per person are permitted to be checked in or carried on board in containers of up to 0.5 kg or 0.5 liters.

  • * Sprays must have their valve secured by a cap or other adequate method to prevent the content from accidentally leaking out.
  • * When checking in non-radioactive cosmetics or drugs and sprays for sporting equipment or daily use together, their combined amount must not exceed 2 kg or 2 liters.

Sprays for Sporting Equipment and Daily Use

The content must not be of flammable or toxic gas.
2 kg or 2 liters per person are permitted to be checked in in containers of up to 0.5 kg or 0.5 liters which must have their valve secured by a cap or other adequate method to prevent the content from accidentally leaking out. It is not permitted to carry them on board.

  • * Sprays must have their valve secured by a cap or other adequate method to prevent the content from accidentally leaking out.
  • * When checking in non-radioactive cosmetics or drugs and sprays for sporting equipment or daily use together, their combined amount must not exceed 2 kg or 2 liters.
  • * Even if an alcoholic beverage is within the carry-on limits permitted by the regulations, it may not be possible to bring it on board depending on restrictions imposed on the carry-on of liquids for international flights. For further details, please see the information on carry-on baggage restrictions.

Up to 2.5 kg per person of items used for cooling perishable goods can be checked in or carried on board.

  • * Dry ice for other purposes than that above is not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

Ammunition for sports and hunting
Up to 5 kg including the package can be checked in per person. It is not permitted to carry them on board.

Plug-in hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Plug-in hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

Gas hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Gas hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Gas hair curling irons and hair curlers filled with hydrocarbon gas, with a safety cover securely fixed to the heat source, can be checked in or carried on board.

* Up to 1 piece per passenger
* Refillable gas cartridges are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

Battery-operated (cordless) hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Gas hair curling irons and Hair Styling Tools

Battery-operated (cordless) hair curling irons and hair curlers with a removable battery can be checked in or carried on board.
* The removed lithium batteries are only permitted to be carried on board.

Battery-operated (cordless) hair curling irons and hair curlers with a non-removable battery are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

General electronic devices with built-in or attached lithium batteries or lithium ion batteries

Handling differs depending to the watt-hour rating (Wh).
* Watt-hour rating (Wh) = rated capacity (Ah) x rated voltage (V)

[Product examples]
Cell phones, battery chargers for cell phones, wireless radios, transceivers, laptop computers, digital cameras, mobile terminals, portable copiers, printers, hand-held terminals, electronic book readers, mobile game devices, camera equipment, etc.

  • * Electric vehicles (hoverboards, electric skateboards, self-balancing scooters, electric bicycles, etc.) are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board due to safety reasons.

Electronic Device

Lithium batteries containing no more than 2 g of lithium and lithium ion batteries with a watt-hour rating of no more than 160 Wh can be checked in or carried on board without a quantity restriction.

  • * Turn off the power of the device completely. (Sleep mode is not allowed.)
  • * Please protect the device by packing it in a sturdy suitcase or thick fabric. (To prevent fires from accidental operation or damage)

Spare Batteries

Lithium batteries containing no more than 2 g of lithium and lithium ion batteries with a watt-hour rating of no more than 100 Wh can be carried on board without a quantity restriction. They are not permitted to be checked in.

Up to two lithium ion batteries with a watt-hour rating exceeding 100 Wh but of no more than 160 Wh can be carried on board. They are not permitted to be checked in.

  • * Battery chargers with a lithium ion battery for cell phones are handled as spare batteries.

Electronic Devices with Built-in or Attached Large-sized Lithium Batteries or Large-sized Lithium Ion Batteries

[Product examples]
Large-sized camera equipment, electrically driven robots, etc.

Electronic Device

Lithium batteries containing more than 2 g of lithium and lithium ion batteries with a watt-hour rating exceeding 160 Wh are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

Spare Batteries

Lithium batteries containing more than 2 g of lithium and lithium ion batteries with a watt-hour rating exceeding 160 Wh are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

[Short circuit prevention measures]
Please take measures such as putting the batteries in their original retail packaging or insulating the terminals (taping over exposed terminals or placing each battery in a separate plastic bag or protective pouch).

[Request for batteries in general]
Spare batteries other than lithium batteries and lithium ion batteries (such as nickel-metal hydride, nickel-cadmium, or alkaline manganese batteries) must be protected from short circuits for safety when being carried on board.

Only one avalanche rescue backpack per person containing no more than 200 mg of gunpowder, and that uses neither a flammable nor toxic gas as compressed gas are allowed to be checked in or carried on board.

  • * The backpack must be packed in such a manner that it cannot be accidentally activated, and the airbags within the backpack must have pressure release valves.
  • * Please provide explanatory documents to prove that conditions are met.

Up to one life vest with small cylinders filled with carbon dioxide gas attached (two cylinders) per person, and up to two spare cylinders can be checked in or carried on board.

Battery-operated underwater torches (lights for scuba diving) or soldering irons, etc.
・ Items with their battery removed to prevent accidental operation during transport can be checked in or carried on board without restrictions.

  • * The removed lithium batteries are only permitted to be carried on board.
  • * Soldering irons with pointed ends are not permitted to be carried on board.

Transportation of experimental drugs

Experimental drugs in development can only be checked in or carried on board if the following conditions are met.
As it may take some time for the security check and necessary confirmation, please arrive at the airport with adequate time to spare.

[Conditions]

  • 1. The passenger has a document stating that it is an experimental drug.
  • 2. There is no “three-leaf mark” indicating that the drug is radioactive on the outer container.
  • 3. Security check standards (*) established in the Civil Aeronautics Act of Japan are met.
    • (*) Liquid experimental drugs need to undergo a liquid inspection or will be opened for inspection in order to allow them to be carried on board. Please note that if the container cannot be opened, the item may not be permitted to be checked in or carried on board.
  • 4. The quantity restrictions are 0.5 L or 0.5 kg per container, and 2 L or 2 kg per person.
Type of Experimental Drugs Carry-on Check-in
Liquid X-ray inspection, liquid inspection X-ray inspection
Solid X-ray inspection X-ray inspection

Lithium Ion Batteries

Up to two batteries per person with a watt-hour rating (Wh) of no more than 160 Wh are allowed to be carried on board. They are not permitted to be checked in.

Up to one battery per person with a watt-hour rating (Wh) exceeding 160 Wh but of no more than 300 Wh is allowed to be carried on board. It is not permitted to be checked in.

Batteries with a watt-hour rating (Wh) exceeding 300 Wh are not permitted to be checked in or carried on board.

* Batteries installed in the main wheelchair body are not included in the spare batteries.
In order to safely transport your electric wheelchair, please remove all batteries.
When removing batteries, package them before boarding so that they will be protected against any impact.

Dry Batteries (e.g., nickel-metal hydride, nickel-cadmium)

Up to one battery per person can be checked in. It is not permitted to carry them on board.

  • * Although quantity restrictions are not stipulated in the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's standards, ANA has implemented its own restrictions in accordance with the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Wet Non-spillable Batteries

Up to one battery per person can be checked in. It is not permitted to carry them on board.

Wet Spillable Batteries

Spare batteries cannot be checked in or carried on board.

  • ・Carry-on: Permitted (personal use only)
  • ・Check-in: Not permitted

Out of consideration for other passengers, the use of electronic cigarettes, electronic pipes, electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery devices, and other smoking devices that do not use fire (including those that do not emit smoke) is also prohibited on board ANA Group-operated flights. In addition, the charging of electronic cigarettes and their spare batteries is also prohibited.

Handing of Lithium Battery-powered Electronic Cigarettes

  • ・Only the following lithium batteries may be carried on board: Lithium-metal batteries with a lithium content of 2 g or less, and lithium-ion batteries with a watt-hour rating of 100 Wh or less.
  • ・Take the necessary measures to prevent accidental activation of the heat producing component.
  • ・Wrap spare batteries individually to prevent short-circuiting.