FAQs

What to take as hand baggage

What can I take as hand baggage

You are only allowed to take small quantities of liquids in your cabin luggage or on your person. These liquids must be in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres each. You must pack these containers in one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of not more than one litre capacity.
At the airport you must:
• present the plastic bag containing your liquid containers to the screeners at security checkpoints for examination
• take off your jacket and/or coat. They will be screened separately whilst you walk through the metal detector.
• remove laptop computers and other large electrical devices from your cabin luggage. They will be screened separately whilst you walk through the metal detector.


 

Liquids include:

• water and other drinks, soups, syrups
• creams, lotions and oils
• perfumes
• sprays including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants
• gels, including hair and shower gels
• contents of pressurised containers
• pastes, including toothpaste
• liquid-solid mixtures any other item of similar consistency


What does not change?

You can still:
• pack liquids in bags that you check-in - the new rules only affect cabin luggage.
• carry in your cabin luggage medicines and dietary requirements, including baby foods, for use during the trip. In this case, there are no restrictions on the quantity of liquids that you can carry.
• buy liquids, such as drinks and perfumes, in an EU airport shop located beyond.
• the point where you show your boarding pass. If they are sold in a special sealed bag, wait until you are screened before opening the bag. Here again there are no restrictions on the quantity of liquids that you can buy.
• If your journey includes a transfer to another flight at an EU airport, you can still buy liquids either in an EU airport located beyond the point where you show your boarding pass or on board an aircraft operated by an EU airline. The liquids will be sold in a special sealed bag. Wait until you are screened at the [last] airport of transfer in the EU before opening the bag