dangerous goods

All firearms, ammunition (including that for sporting purposes), harmful articles and/or prohibited items must be declared. Failure to do so may result in the confiscation of such items and/or potential legal action may be taken against you.

Chemical and hazardous items

Under no circumstances will the following and other hazardous goods be allowed through check-in:

  • Compressed gases
  • Corrosives
  • Explosives
  • Flammable liquids and solids
  • Radioactive materials
  • Oxidising materials
  • Poisons
  • Infectious substances

Dangerous and harmful items

The following articles and any other items considered as dangerous will only be accepted as checked-in baggage:

  • Sharp items such as knives or scissors
  • Sporting bats
  • Golf clubs


From 1st March 2013 No firearms will be allowed on any all kulula and British Airways (operated by Comair) flights. This rule will apply to our younger travellers too, from the 1st of July, toy guns are not permitted on board or in checked luggage. With today’s technology guns can be made from plastic and even appear to be a toy, this rule is in place to ensure passenger safety.


security measures

To ensure that all our flights to Windhoek, Harare and Mauritius comply with the law, the South African Government has introduced some in-flight restrictions and security measures to all routes outside of South Africa.

  • All liquids, aerosols, gels and creams should be carried in containers with a capacity not greater than the equivalent of 100ml each
  • Liquids, aerosols, gels and creams in quantities less than 100ml, carried in part-filled containers larger than 100ml, will not be accepted
  • Empty containers with a capacity greater than 100ml are permitted
  • Containers with liquids, aerosols, gels and creams should be placed in a transparent re-sealable plastic with a maximum capacity not exceeding 1 litre. The containers must fit comfortably within the transparent bag, which must be completely closed
  • Each passenger will be permitted to carry one checked-in bag only
  • All conventional security controls and checks, including random physical searches, are applicable
  • Exceptions are allowed for medication, baby milk/food and special dietary or other medical supplements
  • All liquids, aerosols, gels and creams purchased at retail outlets at the airport or onboard the aircraft during the days of the journey should be placed in a Security Tamper Evident Bag (STEB) and should be presented for secondary screening and at transfer security screening
  • A proof of purchase on the days of travel must accompany the duty free goods bought and placed in the Security Tamper Evident Bag. The bags cannot be opened until the passenger reaches the final destination. If the bags are tampered with, the liquids, aerosols, gels or creams in that bag will not be allowed for carriage.

If you are unsure of what items are considered as dangerous, ask our Contact Centre 0861 KULULA (585852).