airline carry on luggage
does anyone know what you can carry onto the plane now.
i am going on a long haul flighgt next week and would like to know what you can carry on board the plane
Started: 5th Sep 2006 at 08:56
Hand Baggage Restrictions for Flights Departing from the UK and Poland
Each passenger is permitted to carry ONE item of hand baggage through the airport security point. The maximum dimensions must not exceed a 45cm (length), 35ch (width) and 16cm (depth). These dimensions would include the wheels, handles, side pockets, etc.). All items carried by passengers will be x-ray screened.
N.B. These restricted hand baggage dimensions are smaller than our published hand baggage dimensions.
As a result of these restrictions - extra seats cannot be purchased for the carriage of musical instruments, wedding dresses etc
Passengers carrying hand baggage that is larger that the above dimensions will not be permitted to enter the security restricted area and will not be permitted to return to the check-in area. In order to ensure that you will be accepted for entry to the security restricted area, please ensure that you fully comply with the following:
Cabin/hand baggage MUST NOT contain:
No gels, pastes, lotions, (e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, deodorant, shaving foam, aerosols, etc.)
Nothing must be carried in pockets.
Cabin baggage CAN contain the following:
Electronic equipment, including laptops, mobile phones and portable music and DVD players.
Prescribed medicines in liquid form e.g. diabetic medicines
Baby milk and liquid baby food (the contents of each bottle MUST be tasted by the parent)
All electronic equipment will need to be removed from the item of hand baggage and screened separately.
Pushchairs and walking aids will be permitted but must be x-ray screened and searched.
Hand Baggage Restrictions for Flights Departing from France and Italy to the UK
No liquids of any type are permitted through the airport security search point other than the following items:
Prescribed medicines essential for the duration of the flight: as long as they are verified as authentic.
Baby milk and liquid baby food (the contents of each bottle or jar must be tasted by an accompanying passenger).
No gels, pastes, lotions, etc are permitted (e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, deodorant, shaving foam, aerosols, etc) can be carried in hand luggage.
Passengers should not to include items capable of containing liquids (e.g. bottles, cans, etc) in their cabin baggage.
Passengers travelling from France and Italy to the UK will be subject to screening checks upon entry to the restricted area and again at the boarding gate.
Replied: 5th Sep 2006 at 09:17