All vehicles powered by lithium batteries are restricted for
safety and security reasons. This includes all toys, semi-professional or
professional items commonly referred to as Airwheels, Mini Segways, Hoverboards
or Solowheels. We will not be able to accept any of these items as checked or
cabin baggage at any time.
Smart bags are both check-in and carry-on bags with integrated lithium
batteries, motors, power banks, GPS, GSM, Bluetooth, RFID or Wi-Fi technology.
When travelling with your smart bag, always declare this to our
You can travel with your single lithium battery powered smart bag,
- Your bag is
powered only by one single lithium battery, which has a watt/hour rating lower
- Smart bags
powered by a single lithium battery with a watt hour rating between 100Wh-160Wh
will require prior approval from our Etihad Dangerous Goods team.
- The installed
lithium battery and power bank can and will be removed by you and packed
individually ensuring it is protected from possible short-circuit. You must
carry this battery and power bank in your carry-on baggage or as a personal
item on board. It cannot be packed in your checked baggage.
- When you wish
to use your smart bag as carry-on cabin baggage, it must fit within the allowed
cabin baggage limit - both by weight and by dimensions.
- You will not
be allowed to use your smart bag as a charging device or charge your bag during
Please note that you will not be able to travel if your smart bag is powered by a lithium battery with a watt hour rating of more
For your security, we cannot accept any bag, where the battery,
power bank or both are an integral part of the bag and cannot be removed. We
will be unable to accept your smart bag as checked-in nor as carry-on bag with
the lithium battery and the power bank installed or contained within it.