In order to keep transport order of civil aviation and protect the personal and property safety of passengers and the security of aircrafts, according to the Announcement on Prohibiting Passengers to Carry Any Lighter or Match When Taking Civil Aircrafts (Civil Aviation Announcement  No. 3), we hereby restate the following provisions on carrying lighters or matches for passengers to comply with, when taking civil aircrafts:
(I) Passengers are not allowed to carry any lighter or match with them when taking civil aircrafts;
(II)Passengers are not allowed to carry any lighter or match in their Carry-on Baggage for transport;
(III)Passengers are not allowed to carry any lighter or match in their Checked Baggage for transport.
Passengers are required to strictly comply with the above-mentioned provisions when handing their check-in procedures. Otherwise passengers will be subject to the treatment by the public security authority based on specific scenario, according to relevant national laws and regulations. Any other consequence arising therefrom shall be borne by the passengers themselves.
Civil Aviation Administration of China
August 14, 2015