Items permitted in both hand baggage and checked baggage
Bagages particuliers
Carbon dioxide, solid (dry ice) in quantities not exceeding 2.5 kg (5 lb) per passenger when used to pack perishables, not subject to the Dangerous Goods Regulations, in checked baggage or hand baggage, provided the package permits the release of carbon dioxide gas. Operator approval is required. Dry ice in checked baggage must be marked « dry ice » or « carbon dioxide, solid »  with the indication that the net weight is 2.5 kg or less.
Avalanche rescue backpack, one (1) per passenger, equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing less than 200 mg net of Division 1.4S and less than 250 mg of compressed gas in Division 2.2. The backpack must be packed so it cannot be accidentally activated. The airbags within the backpacks must be fitted with pressure relief valves.

Insulated packages containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper), fully absorbed in a porous material and intended for transport, at low temperatures, of non-dangerous products are not subject to these regulations provided the design of the insulated packaging would not allow the build-up of pressure within the container and would not permit the release of any refrigerated liquid nitrogen irrespective of the orientation of the insulated packaging.
Non-flammable gas cylinder fitted into a life jacket containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas in Division 2.2, up to two (2) small cylinders per passenger, and up to two (2) spare cartridges.
Oxygen or air gaseous, small cylinders required for medical use.
Aerosols in Division 2.2, with no subsidiary risk, for sporting or home use.


To find out more about our conditions of carriage for baggage, please feel free to consult our Conditions of carriage or contact your local Air Mauritius office.

Non-radioactive medicinal or toilet articles (including aerosols) such as hairsprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol. The total net quantity of these articles must not exceed 2 kg (4.4 lb) or 2 liters (4 pints), and the net quantity of each single article must not exceed 0.5 kg (1 lb) or 0.5 liter (1 pint). Release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of content.
Alcoholic beverages, when in retail packaging, containing more than 24% but not more than 70% alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5 liters, with a total net quantity per person of 5 liters.
Non-flammable, non-toxic gas cylinders worn for the operation of mechanical limbs and spare cylinders of a similar size to ensure adequate supply for the duration of the journey.
Consumer electronic devices containing lithium or lithium ion cells or batteries, such as watches, calculating machines, cameras, cellular phones, lap-top computers, camcorders, when carried by passengers or crew for personal use.
Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas, up to one (1) per passenger or crew member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. They may not be used on board the aircraft at any time. Gas refills for hair curlers are not permitted in hand baggage or checked baggage.
Medical or clinical thermometer, which contains mercury, one (1) per passenger for personal use and must be in a protective case.