Dangerous goods are items that could jeopardise the safety of an aircraft or people on board.

Dangerous goods are also known as restricted articles, hazardous materials and dangerous cargo. Their carriage on Jetstar aircraft is primarily governed by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority Regulations.

Our policy

Jetstar and Qantas follow the same dangerous goods policy.

If you’re unsure about what you can bring, please check the Qantas dangerous goods guide.

Dangerous goods must not be carried in (or as) checked baggage or carry-on baggage, except as indicated in the Qantas guide to dangerous goods table.

The following items are totally forbidden:

  • Security type attaché cases incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnic devices
  • Disabling devices such as mace or pepper spray, which contain an irritant or incapacitating substance
  • Self-balancing boards (hoverboards)

Please note: Internal combustion engines are not permitted for carriage on any Jetstar branded carrier.

Dangerous goods guide

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations forbid the carriage of most items of dangerous goods onto an aircraft.

Corrosives, Gases, Flammable Liquids, Organic Peroxides, Toxic Substances, Radioactive Materials, Lithium Batteries,  Explosives, Miscellaneous including asbestos, dry ice, engines, Flammable Solids, Oxidizing Materials, infectious Substances, Magnetized Materials, and Oxygen

Jetstar is unable to carry dry ice on any flight operated by an A321 aircraft. Please check your itinerary to confirm the aircraft operating your flight.

Firearms, ammunitions and weapons

Jetstar Airways (JQ) may agree to carry firearms and ammunition as checked baggage only. If we do these items must be packed in accordance with all applicable national and international laws and regulations.

Jetstar does not permit the carriage of Munitions of War (firearms and/or ammunition) into, out of or through Singapore.

Firearms cannot be carried on flights operated by Jetstar Asia (3K) or Jetstar Japan (GK).

Jetstar Japan (GK) does not accept the carriage of swords restricted by the Act Controlling Possession, etc of Firearms and Swords. 

Firearms – Guns, rifles and pistols; Ammunition material used in discharging a firearm