Pointy, sharp, or penetrating objects; mountaineering ice picks, ice breakers, axes, knives, combat knives, tactical knives, daggers, kitchen knives, letter openers, cutters, scalpels, swords, sabers, foils, machetes, knitting needles, metal scissors (with sharp ends and blades longer than 2.3 inches), single or double-edged straight razors, and other similar objects.
Power tools, manual or electric tools, and gas-powered machines for cutting or welding (drills, portable electric saws, torches, welding guns, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers). High-intensity lamps with bulbs and batteries. Bulbs and batteries must be packed separately and properly labeled. Curling irons and hair straighteners. Harpoons and other underwater weapons, bows, bayonets, arrows, and similar items.
You can check barometers and thermometers if you are a representative of the National Weather Service with proper identification and if they are in resistant packaging that is sealed against leaks.
You can check personal care aerosols with a maximum size and weight of 16.9 fl oz and 1.1 pounds. The total size and weight of aerosols must not exceed 67.6 fl oz and 4.4 pounds. Cover the openings to avoid spillage.
Dry batteries installed in wheelchairs or similarly powered equipment that must comply with our security measures
On all flights to the United States, the following powdered substances must go in checked baggage such as:
Make-up, powder and foods such as: ground coffee, mole, spices, milk powder, chocolate and other diet supplements greater than 350 ml. / 12 oz. cannot be transported as a carry on baggage.
If they meet airport security requirements you can check.
· Electric paralyzers or prods for industrial, commercial, or livestock use and electric items used for self-defense. Pepper spray as long as the container is not larger than 4 fl oz.
· Batons, flexible clubs, or other objects similar in weight, material, size, shape or use. Gun replicas or toys that look like realistic guns. Martial arts throwing stars or similar weapons.
· Decorative figures, trophies, crafts, ceramic or porcelain figures, religious figures, handmade instruments, irons, rappelling and charrería (rodeo) ropes, tortilla makers, and fruit juicers.
Gasoline, methanol, kerosene, lighter fluid, spray paints, rubbing alcohol[K1] , adhesives, polishing and cleaning products for ovens and pipes, solvents and related liquids (organic peroxides, nitro-methane, or other additives), and flammable solids (magnesium, hexamine).
Batteries of any kind [K2] (liquid or solid), including for vehicles, wheelchairs, or other mobility aids.
Household chlorine for pools and tubs (hydrogen tetra chlorine[K3]), bleach, and chlorine disinfectants, or any type of chlorine for industrial use.
In compliance with official regulations recently issued, it is not allowed to transport hoverboards and any other type of self balancing boards, that use lithium batteries and/or lithium-ion batteries, due to their risk of potential overheating and becoming a fire hazard.
Chemical, biological, and radiological materials, toxic or infectious substances, substances classified as dangerous materials (poison, blood and other bodily fluids, infected biopsies, medicinal or commercial isotopes, drug-testing laboratory samples).
Pistol-shaped lighters or household lighters exceeding 3.5 inches. Matches.
Recover your forbidden items
If the airport security staff retrieved a restricted or prohibited item from your baggage, you or a family member may recover it within a 5-day maximum period at the airport of origin, starting from the day of its retrieval.
You must present an official photo ID.
A third party must present a general Power of Attorney and a copy of the owner's official photo ID to recover the item.
Find out about the requirements and considerations to travel carrying firearms when flying with VOLARIS. Only for domestic flights within Mexico.
Flights within Mexico
The transportation of firearms is allowed only within Mexico. It does not apply to either connection or international flights.
They must be transported as checked baggage and, preferably, kept unloaded inside their cage.
Transportation limit for ammunition
There is a transportation limit for ammunition of 11 lbs. (5 kg.) per customer, for a maximum of 10 customers per flight.
Acquired at the airport counters
The charge for this product applies to all customers wishing to transport firearms or ammunition and can only be acquired at the airport counters.
Charge for the service
The charge for this service is per weapon and/or ammunition.
If you plan to travel with firearms, you must arrive at the airport three hours before your flight, notify one of our ambassadors at the Volaris airport counters and tell them that you are traveling with firearms as part of your checked baggage.
You must present a firearm-carrying permit to the local authorities of each airport (Federal Police or Ministry of Defense) that must authorize the transportation of these items.