What are the restrictions applicable on Liquid, Aerosols and Gels (LAGs), carrying in my hand luggage?
Following national requirements has been established for restricting the carriage of Liquid, Aerosols and Gels (LAGs) in passenger cabin baggage by the CAASL. By these requirement, items and quantities that allowed to carry in your cabin luggage will be restricted in international flights. You can carry many things which is considered as LAGs subject to following conditions; hair gels, perfumes, drinks (water and other beverages), toothpastes, body creams, shaving foams, deodorant, sprays, lotions, soups, oils, solutions and syrups.
All (LAGs) carried for personal use should comply with the following recommendations:
- All lags should be carried in containers with a capacity of not more than 100 ml each, or its equivalent in other volumetric measurements;
- Any lags in a container larger than 100 ml are unacceptable even if the container is only partially filled, though empty containers with a capacity greater than 100 ml are permitted;
- Containers holding LAGs should be placed in a transparent resalable plastic bag of a maximum capacity not exceeding 1 L. The indicative size of the 1 L bag is: 20.5cm × 20.5cm or 25cm × 15cm or equivalent. The containers must fit comfortably within the bag, which should be fully closed;
- Each passenger is permitted to carry only one such bag of lags, which is to be presented separately for screening;
- All conventional security controls and checks, including random manual searches of passengers and cabin baggage, are applicable;
- Exceptions to the above measures are allowed for medications, baby foods including milk, and for special dietary needs or other medical requirements
Note: Mentioned above are national requirements. This may vary according to the carrier airline