TSA powders restrictions

  • From June 30th, 2018 new TSA rules will restrict the transport of powders for all passengers traveling to the United States.
  • Passengers will not be able to transport powder products larger than 350ml (12oz) in the cabin as part of hand luggage.
  • Powder products larger than 350ml (12oz) will only be permitted as part of checked luggage.

Restricted items

As a health and safety measure and for the security of everybody on board the aircraft, all baggag transported in the hold and in the cabin is inspected by airport staff. If you have any doubts as to what items are permitted to travel with us, we advise you to review the list of exceptions for transporting special items.

What items are prohibited to be taken in the hold and in the cabin of the aircraft?

Animals, plants or their derivatives

With the aim of preventing the introduction of plagues and animal agents carrying diseases, the state institutions restrict the entry of animals, plants, seeds, herbicides and certain foods; these items will not be allowed on board without the proper authorization for importing them and the required health and phytosanitary certification.

Hazardous items

If for any reason you are taking any of these items on board and you fail to declare them, you are violating the civil aviation regulations.

Do you have any questions about any item in particular? Review the complete list of prohibited items released by the Department of National Security of the United States of America Transportation Security Administration (available in English).

What items are you not permitted to take with you in your carry-on baggage?

Firearms

Liquids, gels and aerosols permitted in carry-on baggage

Duty Free purchases

On which routes does apply this rule?

If you are boarding in:
 

  • USA
  • Dominican Republic
  • Cuba
  • Mexico
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Europe
  • Uruguay
  • Peru (international flights only) **
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador (international flights only)
  • Chile with a destination of the USA or Australia

If your final destination is:
 

  • USA
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

If you are traveling via, connecting or in transit through:
 

  • USA
  • Dominican Republic
  • Cuba
  • Mexico
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Europe
  • Uruguay
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador (international flights only)
  • Chile with a destination of the USA or Australia.

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