Updated List of Prohibited Items on Philippine Airports
Manila, Philippines - Are You Ready for your Next Flight? Before Packing your things up take a look at the updated list of prohibited items that passengers are banned and illegal to bring with them. Released by The Department of Transportation and Communications’ (DOTC) Office for Transportation Security (OTS) last Monday, July 13, 2015.
The Memorandum Circular 02 Series of 2015 or the Revised Prohibited Items List applies to all flight originating from or within Philippines. According to DOTC-OTS, its primary goal is to develop the pre-existing list of items prohibited on Philippine airports to counter emerging threats to civil aviation brought about by introduction of new items capable of being used to destabilize aircrafts and innovative ways of artfully concealing weapons devised by unlawful elements.
“ A comprehensive study has been made to ensure that all items included in the list would not be used to commit any acts of unlawful interference against the civil aviation.” they added.
A. Guns, Firearms and Other Devices that Discharge a Projectile
**All forms of Gun and Firearms must be endorsed to the proper authority or Law Enforcement Officer as stated in the Presidential Decree No.1866
Projectile-Capable Devices such as Slingshot, Bow and Arrow, Crossbow are only allowed in Check-In/Hold Baggage.
B. Stunning Devices
Acid Spray, Insect / Animal Repellent Spray, Pepper Spray and Stun Gun are only allowed in Check-In/Hold Baggage.
C. Objects with Sharp Points and Edges
D. Workers’ Tools
E. Blunt Instruments
F. All Types of Explosives and Incendiary Substances and Devices
G. Liquid, Aerosols and Gels
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