All gas, battery, petrol and plug-in power tools are restricted from carry-on, but they can be checked-in if approved by your airline.
Power tools include nail/bolt guns, drills, skill saws, chain saws, reciprocating saws, and any other power tool designed to cut, slice or drill.
Power tools can only be carried in checked-in luggage if approved by your airline.
You must take steps to prevent the power tool accidentally turning on. Use trigger locks or secure the on/off switch in the off position with tape.
Spare batteries, including those in moulded cases, must go in your carry-on bag. They are prohibited from checked luggage.
Power tools can be used as a weapon and cause harm to passengers and crew.
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.