Hold Baggage Screening

Passengers hold baggage will be security screened after Check In formalities. Consequently, all passengers should proceed directly to Check In counters upon arrival at the airport.
Passengers may be called upon to verify the contents of their hold baggage, for security reasons, before boarding the aircraft.


List of prohibited items


Oversize Baggage

Passengers are informed that baggage/ items above 42 inches( Wide) & 31 inches (Height)  will not be processed through the normal hold baggage screening EDX 10080.  They are therefore requested to contact their respective airlines for necessary assistance.


Cabin Baggage Screening

All passengers are required to undergo security screening and have their hand-luggage x-rayed. Sharp objects and potentially dangerous objects are not allowed in cabin baggage. For more details see Prohibited Items List. Security Officers at Screening Points may confiscate any item deemed potentially dangerous, either at their professional discretion or at the request of the airlines. 


Passengers with medical conditions who need to carry medical items such as needles or syringes in their hand-carry baggage should carry the appropriate medical advice and produce same on request.


Passengers who wish to have specific items manually inspected instead of x-ray examination may make such request to the security screening officers.


As from 1st March 2007, LAGs items in cabin baggage not conform to regulations, will be confiscated and disposed of as provided by the laws in force in Mauritius. In case of doubt, passengers can enquire with security officers on the floor.


Passengers are kindly requested to divest all items  ( metal or non-metal) in their possession such as belt, heavy metal watch and jewellery, mobile phones, coins  into the tray provided, prior to going through for Cabin Baggage Screening. You may refer to the Terminal Guide to identify for exact location.


Please note that the following items: Laptop, LAGs in re-sealable plastic bags, Medications, Clothing (jackets), cabin bag and divested items will have to be screened separately.