Life Jacket - In Flight Information

Modified on Wed, 22 Mar 2023 at 12:47 PM

Airlines have restrictions for certain dangerous goods, however, a passenger is entitled to carry a life jacket with a C0² cartridge fitted and up to two spare cartridges. See Dangerous Goods Regulations below.

Table 2.3.A

Dangerous Goods Regulations

Provisions for Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew

(Subsection 2.3)

Non-flammable gas cylinder fitted into a life jacket containing carbon dioxide or other soluble gas in Division 2.2, up to two (2) small cylinders per passenger, and up to two (2) spare cartridges.

  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage YES
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage YES
  • Permitted on one’s person YES
  • The approval of the operator(s) is required YES
  • The pilot-in-command must be informed of the locations NO

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