Lighters, matches and gas burners

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Generally, only standard lighters or a small box of matches may be carried.

The item must be carried «on the person» e.g. in the jacket or trouser pocket. It may not be placed in the carry-on baggage. Lighters and matches are forbidden in the checked baggage.

On the person Carry-on
baggage
Checked
baggage
Gas lighters
with butane gas, including disposable lighters

max. one (1)
piece
Example
Fuel lighters
with flammable liquid absorbing liner, e.g. Zippo

max. one (1)
piece
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Fuel lighters
with unabsorbed flammable liquid

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Jet-Flame lighters
or other lighters with blue flames, e.g. cigar lighter

Example
Lighter gas (butane) and lighter fluid
for refills

Example
Lighters in the shape of firearms or other weapons


Example
Bunsen burners, barbeque lighters, brazing torches
or similar

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Camping cookers and fuel containers
filled with butane, propane, etc.

Example
Safety matches
waterproof matches, which can only be ignited on the striking surface
max. one (1)
piece
Example
Strike-anywhere matches
matches that can be ignited on several friction surfaces
Example
           

Specialist staff
Last modification 29.09.2017

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Individual countries and airline operators may apply more restrictive provisions concerning luggage. In case of doubt contact your airline or the airport.

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