In your hand baggage

Liquids & Gels

For security reasons the quantity of liquids and gels in your hand baggage is strictly limited. 

By Liquids & gels are understood:

  • Water and other drinks, soup, syrup, …
  • Care products: contact lens solution, creams, lotions and oils, shampoo, perfumes, shaving foam, hairspray, hair and shower gels, toothpaste, mascara, lipstick, lip gloss, deodorants, …
  • Food products including runny cheeses, chocolate spread, jam, yoghurt, peanut butter, …
  • Liquid medicines including cough syrup, …
  • Liquid-solid mixtures such as foods in sauce, …
  • Fluids in pressurised spray cans including deodorants, hairspray, …
  • Sprays including eau de toilette, perfume, …
  • Gels including hair gel, cooling gels, …
  • Pastes including chocolate spread, peanut butter, toothpaste, …
  • Any other product of similar consistency.

 

This is what you are allowed to carry in your hand baggage:

  • Liquids and gels in individual containers of max. 100 ml, packed in a single transparent and re-sealable plastic bag with a capacity of no more than 1 litre are allowed. This restriction does not apply to liquids that were purchased in the airside shops. However, these will be packed in a specially sealed bag that you are not allowed to open until you reach your final destination. Otherwise the content may be confiscated at the security screening. Any products that were bought in one of the airport shops or bars and restaurants located beyond the security checkpoints are allowed in the cabin.
  • Baby food products (both formula milk and jars) for use during the flight are allowed in the hand baggage. The security agent may ask you to taste the foods to prove they are indeed baby food.
  • Medicines and dietary supplements for use during the flight are also allowed (ask your doctor for a certificate to prove their necessity).
  • More details on Liquids and Gels exemptions

 

Other items

(Replica) weapons and any pointed or blunt items that may be used as a weapon are not allowed in the cabin.

A detailed list of items which are not allowed in the hand baggage is available here.

In case you wonder: selfie-sticks and electronic cigarettes are allowed in your hand baggage!

 

Electronic devices: additional rules for flights with destination US or Canada

All electronic devices will be examined for signs of tampering. Any electronic device that is larger than a cell phone or smart phone, contained inside of a protective casing must be removed from the casing during the examination. If unable to remove the device from the protective casing, the device cannot board the aircraft.

Electronic devices that are the size of a cell phone or smart phone or larger must be turned on/powered up to show functionality. If unable to power up the electronic device cannot board the aircraft.

 

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