Things not allowed in flight

List of Prohibited items in Checked and Cabin baggage:

  • Compressed gases - deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous such as butane oxygen, liquid nitrogen, aqualung cylinders and compressed gas cylinders
  • Corrosives such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries and apparatus containing mercury
  • Explosives, munitions, fireworks and flares, ammunition including blank cartridges, handguns, fire works, pistol caps
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition, matches (these may be carried on the person), radioactive material, briefcases and attache case with installed alarm devices
  • Oxidizing materials such as bleaching powder and peroxides
  • Poisons and infectious substances such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials
  • Anything that possesses and/or is capable of possessing and/or emitting a conspicuous and/or offensive odour
  • Other dangerous articles such as magnetized materials, offensive or irritating materials

List of Prohibited items in Cabin Baggage:

  • Dry cell batteries
  • Knives, scissors, Swiss army knives and other sharp instruments
  • Toy replicas  of fire arms and ammunition
  • Weapons such as whips, nan-chakus, baton, or stun gun
  • Electronic devices which cannot be switched off
  • Aerosols and liquids*
  • Any other items which are deemed security hazards by local law

*Passengers can carry one clear transparent resealable litre sized plastic bag containing small quantities of liquid items / gels / pastes/aerosols or items of a similar consistency. Liquids / gels / aerosols include but are not limited to beverages, shampoos, suntan lotions, creams, toothpastes, hair gels and hair sprays. The contents will be subject to screening and security checks and must comply with IndiGo's security guidelines about permissible objects.

Please note: IndiGo recommends that all medication, valuables, fragile items, perishable items and precious items (cameras, jewelry, money, electronics, etc.)  should be carried in Cabin Baggage and not in Checked Baggage. IndiGo shall not accept any responsibility for these items.

Check for the items you may carry:

Item Names Allowed in Cabin Allowed in Check-in 
Silver ware crockery  
Wrist watches
Hair dryer

(Up to 100 ml)

(Sealed and properly packed)

Non-prescribed medicines
Water bottle

(Up-to 100 ml)

Mobile charger
Laptop charger
Aerated drinks

(Up-to 100 ml )

Baby Stroller/pram

(must be foldable)

(must be foldable)


(should be dismantled)

Broadband routers/Telephone
Cake  Dry cake allowed Dry cake allowed
Car seat
Chopper Knife
(small pieces; Dry Coconut/Copra not allowed)
Driller machines
Drone camera
Dry foods
Dry fruits

Allowed in check-in baggage, subject to BCAS regulations.
Gas stove/Grinder
Glass items
Glass items
Gold/Silver Jewellery
Golf Kit 
(charges may apply)
(with valid License/Movement Order & proper Documents;
if personal weapon, Rs. 5500/- handling charges applicable)
Gun Only Air-Gun allowed
Gun with bullets for sports and army

(Weapon handling charges of Rs.5500/- applicable if not attending any competition; if attending or returning from any shooting competition, charges will be waived off. In case of more than one personal weapon and more than fifty cartridges, a written permission from the DGCA will be required)
(medium size)
Heater battery
Heater electric
(without battery)
Holy water/ganga jal)
(up to 100ml)
(up to 5ltrs)
Home appliances

Allowed in check-in baggage, subject to BCAS regulations.
Human Remains
(HUM shall be booked through Cargo
with proper/valid documents)
(with proper documents)

(IndiGo do not transport Valuables in
Check-In Luggage)
(for domestic flight only; up to BCAS
dimension of total size of 9inches with blade size maximum of 6inch)

Allowed in check-in baggage, subject to BCAS regulations.
Laptop more than 2 Each passenger is limited to a maximum of 15 portable electronic devices (PED). For lithium metal batteries, the lithium metal content must not exceed 2 g and for lithium ion batteries, the watt-hour must not exceed 100 Wh.

(up to 5 L with alcoholic level more than 24%, but not more than 70%)

Liquor up to 5 litre only
Mechanical Tools
Medical Equipment  
(equipment should be
without mercury content)
(with proper prescription)

(with proper prescription)
Metal items
Monitor Allowed with charges
Multiple tabs, mobiles
Allowed in carry-on and check-in baggage, subject to BCAS regulations.
Musical Instruments
(only soft case)

(charges may apply)
Oily foods
Oily items
Painting brush

Allowed in check-in baggage up to 2 kg or 2 L and the net quantity of each single article must not exceed 0.5 kg or 0.5 L. Release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap, or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of contents.
Photo frames
Power bank
Raw Foods (Rice/Pulses)
Raw Green vegetables
(with weight limitation as per cabin baggage)
Rod items
Sharp items
Shaving brush
(Need to contact cargo)
Steel heavy items

Trimmer with battery
Trimmer without battery
(Only with blunt tip/edge;
sharp-edged umbrellas to be carried in Check-In Baggage)
Wheelchair (Self)

Click here to download the list of baggage items that are allowed or restricted.

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