Yes, but some items are subject to restrictions. Some passengers would like to take culturally significant items into the cabin of the aircraft with them. This is not always possible, as some items are restricted from entering the cabin of aircraft due to security concerns.
Culturally significant items are those things you attribute a higher personal value to, including for:
The Aviation Security Service is required to prevent passengers from taking items capable of causing serious injury on board an aircraft. This includes firearms, disabling weapons and explosives, but also includes:
If the item you are taking is not listed below, but has similar characteristics to an item that cannot go as carry-on, please pack in your checked luggage
If you have concerns that your property could be damaged, here are four packing tips that will help protect it:
If the item cannot fit in the overhead storage, the item will need to go as checked luggage. If you are concerned that the item could be damaged during carriage by air, you must consult with your airline to discuss appropriate carriage.
There is a risk that the airline may refuse carriage of valuable items if you have not advised them before you travel.
Other countries may have less or more strict rules around these items, so you should always check with your airline if you are flying internationally.
You will be asked to relinquish all dangerous or prohibited items found in your carry-on luggage. If you refuse:
We x-ray bags going on planes to make sure there is nothing dangerous in them. If something comes up on the x-ray that needs checking, the bag will be opened, searched and any dangerous or prohibited item will be removed.