Carry-on bag
Checked-in luggage
Party poppers

Can I take this item on a plane?

Party poppers are not permitted onto an aircraft under any circumstances. Leave them at home.

What are the restrictions?

  • Party poppers are not permitted on aircraft.
  • Leave them at home.

Why is this item restricted?

Party poppers contain a form of explosives that creates the pop sound and ejects the streamers / confetti. If taken in quantities would present as a significant risk to passengers, crew and the plane.

What happens if I have a restricted item in my carry-on bag?

You will be asked to relinquish all dangerous or prohibited items found in your carry-on luggage. If you refuse:

  • you will not be permitted to move through the screening point, and
  • your airline will be advised of your refusal.

How does Aviation Security screen for restricted items?

AvSec x-ray bags going onto aircraft to ensure there is nothing dangerous in them. If something comes up on the x-ray that needs checking, the bag will be opened, searched and any dangerous good or prohibited item will be removed, with a bag search notification form left within the bag.