Items with Limitation on Carriage

1 CSN has strict quantity restrictions and packaging requirements for the carriage of following items. They may be accepted as checked baggage only in accordance with CSN’s regulations and with the consent of CSN.

(1) Precision instruments and electric appliances shall be transported as cargo. If transported as checked baggage, such items have to comply with the packaging standards for international transportation of goods and the free baggage allowance will not apply to such items.

(2) Sporting equipment, including firearms and ammunition for hunting and sporting purposes. The transportation of such firearms and ammunition shall be in accordance with applicable laws and regulations as well as CSN’s regulations.

(3) Weapons such as swords, knives, antique firearms, and similar items may be accepted as checked baggage, which will not be permitted in the cabin in accordance with CSN’s regulations.

(4) Dry ice for packaging fresh items;

(5) Alcoholic beverage, liquids hand-carried by passenger(s);

(6) Diplomatic envelopes, confidential files;

(7) Animals or service dogs that meet CSN’s regulations;

(8) Electric wheelchairs used by passengers during air travel;

(9) Baggage with irregular size and dimension (not includes certain types of special baggage such as snow sledding).

2 Items not suitable to be carried in cargo cabin such as delicate musical instruments and items that cannot fit the requirements of weight and dimension regulated by CSN, should be carried in passenger cabin as seat-taking baggage. Such items will be charged for extra fees separately and will be kept by the passenger(s).

3 Each passenger may carry only one small medical or clinical thermometer which contains mercury, for person use, and it must be placed in its protective case that prevents the leakage of mercury from the package.

4 Passengers carrying electronic vehicles powered by lithium batteries are required to meet the principle of personal use, and spare batteries must be compatible with the electronic vehicles carried. Portable electronic equipment and spare batteries with lithium metal batteries that contain lithium that do not exceed 2 grams, or lithium-ion batteries that rate energy do not exceed 100Wh, are not required to be declared. Each person may be allowed to carry a maximum of 15 portable electronic devices and no more than 20 spare batteries as un-checked baggage. Portable electronic equipment and spare batteries that contain lithium metal batteries that exceed 2 grams but not exceed 8 grams, or lithium-ion batteries that rate energy exceed 100Wh but do not exceed 160Wh, are required to be declared at the time of check-in or boarding. Such kind of lithium metal batteries are only permitted for use in portable medical electronic devices (PMED), and spare batteries can only be carried in 2 pieces and only as un-checked baggage.

5 For mobility aids that powered by lithium batteries (i.e. wheelchairs), passenger(s) should contact with operating carriers in advance and provide information on the type of battery installed as well as the handling procedures of the mobility aid (including instructions on how to insulate the battery). If the battery cannot be removed from the mobility aids or wheelchairs, it must be attached to the mobility aids or wheelchairs securely and disconnected from the electrical circuit. The mobility aids or wheelchairs must be transported as checked baggage. If the battery can be removed from the mobility aids, passenger(s) are responsible for dismantling and carrying into the passenger cabin. The battery removed from the mobility aid must not exceed 300Wh. Each passenger shall only carry a maximum of one spare lithium battery not exceeding 300Wh or two spare batteries with each one not exceeding 160Wh.