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A big part of charter jet safety involves luggage and cargo. In many cases, a charter passenger is subject to the same restrictions as commercial jet passengers; the rules set by the charter company governing smoking on board, hazardous cargo, and who is allowed to occupy the cockpit aren't done arbitrarily, they are designed for maximum flight safety on a charter plane. If you require transportation of hazardous materials, firearms, or other problematic items, it's best to discuss these needs when you book your charter travel. Advance planning can prevent your trip from being delayed or cancelled. In many cases cargo labelled as "hazardous" may simply need special containers or other arrangements, and may be permitted in your checked luggage.