Friday, November 10, 2006

Travel Update (UK & EU)

For those of you who haven't heard, as of 6-Nov-06, there's been an update in the travel "carry-on" policy that had been implemented recently with regards to what you can and cannot carry on flights to/from the UK & EU.

Most carriers have posted their new policies on their official websites. Below is part of Lufthansa's now allowed list:

"Liquid and gel products, e.g. toiletries and cosmetics, are permitted in hand luggage, provided they conform to the following regulations:

* Containers with liquids and similar products may hold up to 100 ml (i.e. the maximum capacity when full as printed on the container)

* All individual containers must be carried together in a transparent, re-sealable (e.g. "Ziploc") plastic bag, with a maximum capacity of one litre

* Only one bag is permitted per person

* The bag must be shown separately at the Security Control

Medicines and special food (e.g. liquid baby food) required during the flight do not need to be carried in the plastic bag. However these items must also be presented at Security.

Items and bags which do not meet these criteria may not be taken on board the plane and will be discarded by security personnel. A similar regulation has been in force since 29 September 2006 on flights and connecting flights in the USA.

Duty free items, purchased at airports within the European Union or on board an EU-registered airline, e.g. on a Lufthansa flight, may be carried on board in a sealed bag, with accompanying proof of purchase dated the same day (not applicable on code share flights). The bag is sealed at the point of purchase at the EU duty free outlet."


Yazeed said...

*knock knock*

Mrs Dynamite aka Lorena +Wonder Women... said...

LOL this is crasy ! I travel with more than 4 perfumes! and so on! lol Hubby just leftto usa and he was telling me that even the liquid water LOL this is really crasy!

Anonymous said...

This is insane...stupid regulations

Sever said...

I heard about it a few times, when I was sitting in our Airport during 7 hrs.
I still hope it will not work out.

I'm back :)

MSB said...

yazeed: meno? sheno? ma nabeee ma nabee! ;)

mrs dynamite: r there specific airlines that are more strict than others that ur aware of?

maze: yeah but at least we CAN carry some stuff now. when they first set out the new rules, we couldnt carry anything.. which is horrible cuz on long haul flights, u feel BLAH by the time u arrive & NEED to freshen up. without ur toiletries, that's not a good thing!

sever: HEY WELCOME BACK! =))) will check with u via email.

SuperNitfah V12 said...

Oh my GOD!.. this is pethatic!!! =S and yes, what I know is that British Airways are the airlines with strict regulations. This is SAD!

SuperNitfah v12

Hitman1 said...

Ya mo3een

masadagna el security measures khaffat eshwaya 3alaina... radainna akhas min gabil

Hitman1 said...

Ya mo3een

masadagna el security measures khaffat eshwaya 3alaina... radainna akhas min gabil

ZiZoTiMe said...

9ej ma 3endohom salfa el ta3abah! eshlon y3ny ma nakel! :P

MSB said...

supernitfah: theb7ona, Allah Egharbel eblees.hom!!!

hitman: 3ady, te3awadna... anyway, after the pics on ur post and me deciding that i dont like u, i can't sympathize with u any more! ;)

zizo: cheft eshlon?! esawoon lehom tamtheleeya o ba3dain e9adgonha o they impose restrictions 3laina!

DeemTheWhiteRose said...

7adhom stupid,,, my sis was there ehya o her kids, o mo bs chthy khaloohom efaskhoon there shose, o her 3 years son gam yabchy yabi shoosa :P

9ij maskhara, ya3ni babe mosta7eel shy yadkhil shoosah :P

MiYaFuSHi said...

travelling has become such a hassle with all these stupid rules!

MSB said...

deemthewhiterose: miskeen :'(

miyafushi: no kidding.. one of the reasons i think twice before travelling to certain countries now!