Permitted Items on Board

Permitted items on Board

  • Medical Items

You can bring your medical equipment on board, free of charge, in addition to your small personal bag, subject to pre-clearance by our Special Assistance Team. 

If you wish to carry or use a Special Medical item on board, you’ll need to contact us. They will determine if your request can be approved and provide authorisation to carry the item.

  • Duty-free 

Your duty-free bag is permitted in the cabin along with your cabin bags.

  • Drones/Quadcopters

Lithium battery operated devices such as drones and quadcopters are accepted for carriage in the cabin once the battery does not exceed 160-watt hours. If the battery exceeds 160-watt hours, the device cannot be accepted on board the aircraft.

  • Parachutes/Paragliding Wings

Parachutes of any type, recreational or sports, or paragliding wings (also known as 'canopy') can be accepted for carriage as checked-in or carry-on baggage, subject to the standard restrictions for size and weight. 

These packs may contain an auxiliary or emergency 'chute' and a barometric mechanical activating (auto-release) device. The parachute pack must not contain pyrotechnics or smoke canisters, we cannot carry these accessories on the aircraft.

Taking liquids, aerosols, and gels into the airport and on-board an aircraft is strictly subject to current EU Security Requirements.

When passing through airport security screening, you will need to keep in mind:

  • Each item of Liquids carried must be in a container of no more than 100ml (3.4 ounces);
  • All liquids should be carried in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of up to 20cm x 20cm with a total capacity of up to 1 litre;
  • You must be able to completely seal the bag and be able to fit it in your hand baggage;
  • The bag of liquids must be taken out of other hand baggage to be screened separately.

If you are travelling with an infant (8 days-2 years), you can bring as much baby milk, powdered milk, sterilised water, and baby food as you need for your flight even if this exceeds the usual limit on liquids. These don’t need to fit in the transparent bag that is needed for all other liquids but please have them ready for inspection by airport security.

You can also carry-on board as much liquid medicine as you need for you flight. Your medicine does not need to fit in the transparent bag that is needed for all other liquids but please have it ready for inspection by airport security.

The following are strictly prohibited on board:

  • Guns, firearms, or similar weapons;
  • Pointed/edged weapons and sharp objects;
  • Blunt instruments (that is any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, this includes some sporting equipment such as tennis rackets, hurleys, and baseball bats);
  • Explosives and flammable substances (that is any explosive or highly combustible substance that poses a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/safety of aircraft or property;
  • Chemical and toxic substances: any chemical or toxic substances that pose a risk to the health of passengers and crew or the security/safety of aircraft or property.

The following items are strictly prohibited in checked baggage:

  • Electronic cigarettes;
  • Explosives, including detonators;
  • Lithium-ion battery-operated vehicles (including Segway’s and hoverboards) other than wheelchair/mobility equipment that comply with our regulations on mobility equipment;
  • Lithium-ion powered Personal Electronic Device (PED) e.g., an iPad/tablet/mobile phone;
  • Guns, firearms, including replica or toy guns of all kinds and weapons;
  • Gases including propane and butane;
  • Flammable liquids;
  • Oxidizers and organic peroxides;
  • Toxic or infectious substances;
  • Corrosives;
  • Edible oil (e.g., olive oil) that exceeds 1 litre in volume.

Please securely wrap any sharp objects in your checked baggage to prevent injury to screeners and handling personnel and to reduce the risk of damage to the object.

We do not carry animals on board any Ryanair flights, except guide/assistance dogs on certain routes. For more info on guide/assistance dogs, please click here.

Yes. You may carry ashes with you on board the aircraft. These are permitted in your cabin bags and may be carried in addition to your normal cabin bag allowance, provided that a copy of the death certificate and cremation certificate accompanies them.

Please make sure that any ashes are very securely packaged inside a suitable container with a screw-top lid and that this is protected against breakage.

Ryanair will carry human remains, but only on the London Stansted-Knoch route. If you would like to make a reservation, please contact Skytrader in Birmingham on +44 870 4422979.