For international flights

Passengers can carry liquids and gels in carry-on/checked baggage if the conditions below are met.

In carry-on baggage

  • One sealed bottle/can/container with no more than 100ml.
  • Each passenger can carry up to 1 liter of liquid, spray or gel.
  • Liquid items are only accepted when they are in aerosol form and non-radioactive for medical use, makeup, or personal toiletries.
  • The sprayer’s valve should have a suitable cover or protection to avoid accidental activation.
  • On international flights, liquid items purchased at stores at the international quarantine zone are allowed to bring along or put in carry-on baggage without limitation provided that they are contained in a sealed secure plastic bag.
  • For flights from/to the US, such items are only allowed in checked baggage.

In checked baggage

  • Bottles/cans/containers should be sealed to prevent from spilling.
  • Satisfy the regulations on the weight and size of free checked baggage.


The following items are allowed in carry-on/checked baggage without limitation under the above conditions:

  • Prescribed drugs with the prescriber's first name, last name and address, the user's first name and last name, which match the passenger's first and last name.
  • Milk, baby food for infants and children if infants or children are accompanied.

For domestic flights

On domestic flights, Vietnam Airlines does not limit the liquid volume in carry-on and/or checked baggage as long as the regulations on the number of pieces, weight and size of carry-on/checked baggage are met (except for odorous liquids and alcoholic drinks which are stipulated in seperate regulations).