You can take one small box or book of safety matches. These must be on your person; not in your carry-on or checked luggage.
The quantity of matches is restricted as they contain chemicals that are similar to a form of explosives.
Strike anywhere matches contain phosphorus which is highly combustible and burns with high intensity.
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.