Lizards, papayas, lithium batteries: Can you bring these aboard your Hawaiian Airlines flight? You may be surprised at the answers.
To comply with federal and industry regulations and to ensure the safety of our guests and crew, Hawaiian Airlines has rules as to which item can and cannot be brought aboard our aircraft.
So what’s accepted and what’s not? See the lists below. Keep in mind; this is not a comprehensive list of restricted items. Visit Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website for the most up-to-date information on prohibited items as well as detailed descriptions of restricted items.
As for lizards, papayas and lithium batteries: The answers are no, yes and sometimes (with conditions).
*Items that interfere with equipment: For the safety of everyone aboard your flight, Hawaiian Airlines does not permit any device or object that may interfere with the normal operations of its equipment on board the aircraft. Our Airport Customer Service Agents and/or Flight Attendants reserve the right to:
Hawaiian Airlines will not allow any item the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) deems unacceptable, either as carry-on or checked baggage. Items that may violate federal or state regulations will not be permitted. For more info, please go to TSA.gov.
In addition, Hawaiian Airlines will not allow any item listed in the DOT hazardous materials regulations (49CFR 171-177), the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by air, and/or the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (See Rule 190 (A)(3) for exception for dry ice) as carry-on or checked baggage.
For more information, please visit the Domestic Contract of Carriage Domestic Contract of Carriage or International Contract of Carriage International Contract of Carriagefor additional guidelines on what you can and cannot bring on your journey.
For more information, please visit the Domestic Contract of Carriage Domestic Contract of Carriage or International Contract of Carriage International Contract of Carriage for additional guidelines on what you can and cannot bring on your journey.
Sometimes the unforeseen happens. If TSA has to confiscate items from you, if those items get damaged, or if our agents must remove items from your baggage because of TSA rules, Hawaiian Airlines will not be liable or responsible. The good news is that TSA does have claim procedures for things it confiscates. Please contact TSA directly for information about claim procedures.