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Dangerous goods/hazardous materials are items or substances that may endanger the safety of the aircraft or guests on board. The following dangerous goods have restrictions for air travel:

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Dangerous goods that are not permitted

The following items must not be taken on board a Virgin Australia aircraft under any circumstance:

Note: If you take dangerous goods on board, even inadvertently, you may be liable to prosecution and severe penalties apply.

Dangerous goods that are permitted 

Some dangerous goods are permitted to be carried by passengers if specific requirements and conditions are adhered to. This may include declaring the dangerous goods at check-in.

The information below outlines the conditions of carriage and if an item requires the operator’s approval.

Note: If you do not declare the carriage of dangerous goods that require the operator’s approval at the time of check in, even inadvertently, you may be liable to prosecution and severe penalties apply.
If your flight is to or from the United States, the penalties under US Federal law include five years' imprisonment and penalties of USD250,000 or more (49 U.S.C. 5124).

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