NAIA Airport Guide

Everyday Items prohibited onboard

Before you begin your journey, it is important that you know what you can and cannot bring on your hand luggage (the one you carry with you in your flight).

Some everyday items seem harmless as it is, but they are actually forbidden onboard for being potentially harmful. Of course, let's start with the most-common ones!

Type of item Remarks
Any item listed under prohibited items
Umbrellas Long umbrellas should be checked-in, foldable umbrellas are allowed in the cabin
Powerbanks Bringing of powerbanks are allowed as carry-on luggage long as they are less than 20,000mAh.
Scissors, blades and knifes Rounded scissors are allowed, other sharp objects should be checked-in
Adhesive tapes Adhesive, masking, packing, electrical and other type of tapes should be checked-in.
Nail cutter/clipper, tweezers Allowed as carry-on

Policies for checked-in and carry-on luggage vary per airline so it is best to check their website if you are unsure.