Aircraft Cabin Liquid Restrictions


Restrictions on the type and quantity of liquids that may be carried in hand baggage when boarding aircraft within the EU

Information taken from UK government website 01/01/2015

Liquids must be carried in a re-sealable transparent plastic bag measuring approximately 20 x 20 cm that has a capacity of no more than 1 litre, only one bag is allowed per passenger.

The liquids should be held in containers with a maximum capacity of 100ml and all of the containers must fit liquid_bag_cabin_luggagecomfortably within the plastic bag.

The bag must be presented separately at airport security for examination, any containers capable of holding more than 100ml of liquid, even if only partly full will not be allowed through security.

Liquids include the following; liquid and aerosol deodorants, shaving foam, hairspray, hair gel, perfumes, shampoo, shower gel, lipsticks, mascara, lip gloss, creams, lotions, oils, toothpaste, water, syrups, soups and any other solution that is of a similar consistency.

Liquids bought from airport shops after passing through security

You can take into the aircraft cabin any liquids you buy from airport shops after passing through security including bottled water, soft drinks, wines, spirits, fragrances and cosmetics of any size.

Please be aware that if your carrier has strict cabin luggage rules you may have to place any purchases inside your permitted cabin luggage allowance.

UK Government air travel hand baggage restrictions