Can I take this item on a plane?
- All razor blades including straight cut razors [irrespective of size] cannot go as carry-on luggage, but they may go in your checked-in luggage.
- Shavers with shaving cartridges are permitted in both carry-on and check-in luggage.
What are the restrictions?
Razor blades can only be taken in check-in bags.
Why is this item restricted?
These items can be used as weapons and can cause harm to passengers and crew.
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?
We x-ray bags going on planes to make sure 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 or prohibited item will be removed.