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These are the 9 bizarre items you can take on a plane from Belfast International Airport

Frequent flyers will know that there are certain things you can’t take on a plane, from liquids over 100ml to corrosive or hazardous substances.

But did you know these 9 bizarre items are actually allowed in the cabin? Items listed on the UK Civil Aviation (CAA) and gov.uk. The CAA note that Passengers must contact their airline in advance for clarification of the regulations, or when planning to travel with dangerous goods that require the airline’s approval when indicated. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.

5. Fishing rod

Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.
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Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.

6. Travel iron

Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.
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Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: No. The CAA states that no more than one box of matches per person is allowed and they need to be intended for use by an individual.

7. Safety matches

Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: No. The CAA states that no more than one box of matches per person is allowed and they need to be intended for use by an individual.
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Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.

8. Knitting needles

Allowed in hold: Yes. Allowed in luggage: Yes.
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