The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 264/2013 of 19 March 2013, foresees with effecveness at 31st January 2014, duty free liquids acquired in any airport or any air carrier may be carried as hand baggage in the access and through the European airspace.
Duty free liquids must be sealed at the me of purchase inside a security temper-evident bag (STEB).
Security bags cannot be opened before the final destination, except by a security officer, for screening.
In case of having a connecting flight, the security officer must be alerted, so Duty Free Liquids may be re-sealed in a new security bag.
The Security Department
Further information on liquids, aerosols and gels
Only certain liquids may be carried as hand baggage and they must be presented at security checkpoint The rules apply to all liquids, gels, pastes, lotions, foams, creams, jams, liquid / solid mixtures and other items of similar consistency.
Travelling with duty free liquids:
- Starting 31st January 2014, duty free liquids purchased from any airport or airline may be carried as hand baggage.
- Your duty free liquid and receipt must be sealed at the me of purchase inside a security bag with red border.
- Do not open security bag until you arrive at your final destination
- The security officer may need to open the security bag for screening. In case you have a connecting flight at another airport, please alert the security officer so your duty free liquids may be re-sealed in a new security bag.
Travelling with other liquids, aerosols and gels:
- ALLOWED: Liquids in containers of 100 ml or less packed in a single transparent, re-sealable 1-litre plastic bag
- ALLOWED: Medicines & special dietary products, such as baby food, vital for the trip. You may be asked for proof and authencity.
- NOT ALLOWED: All other liquids, aerosols and gels should be placed in your checked (hold) baggage.
At the airport:
- Present your liquids separately from other hand luggage for screening
- Exceptionally, security may open bottles or containers for screening
- Exceptionally and solely for security reasons, liquids may not be permited