A friend of mine went to Ireland a few weeks ago and he had his tetras taken off him....he could have put them in the holdbut he was going on business!I am sure many people have put them in hold and been OK,but double check what you can take in hand luggage
For security reasons, the following items are strictly prohibited from being carried on board as hand luggage. They will need to be packed away in your checked baggage.
Toy or replica guns
Swiss Army knives, pen knives and knives with blades of any length
Hypodermic syringes (except for medical use)
Billiard, snooker or pool cues
Any liquids in quantities greater than 100ml:
All drinks, including water, soups and syrups
Perfumes, lotions, oils and mascara
Pressurised containers, including shaving foam and spray deodorant
Pastes, including toothpastes
Hair and shower gels
Any other solutions and items of similar consistency
Essential medicines and baby food may be permitted in quantities greater than 100ml on a case-by-case basis. They will subject to the following authentication:
Any medicines taken on board must be essential for the flight, for example diabetic kits. Passengers must bring with them a prescription or other supporting documentation from a relevant qualified medical professional.
Baby milk/formula and liquid baby food can also be taken on board, but must be tasted by the accompanying parent or guardian at security checkpoints.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call our Customer Support team on 0871 664 0144. Top What items are not allowed on board at all?
There are certain dangerous goods that may not be taken on board flights at all, whether as part of your hand luggage or checked baggage.
All of the following items are STRICTLY FORBIDDEN:
Explosives – fireworks, ammunition, flares etc
Gas cylinders containing flammable, non-flammable, toxic and refrigerated liquefied gas (e.g. butane, oxygen, propane, refrigerated liquid nitrogen etc)