No Liquids or Gels of Any Size on Aircraft - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/10/06

No Liquids or Gels of Any Size on Aircraft

Effective Immediately by order of the Department of Homeland Security Transportation Administration:  Passengers may not have liquids or gels of any size at the screening checkpoint or in the cabin of the aircraft. 

Including beverages, shampoo, suntan lotion, creams, toothpaste, hair gel, and other items of similar consistency.  Such items may be transported in checked baggage.

Passengers may have: baby formula, breast milk, or juice if a baby or small child is traveling.  Prescription medicine with a name that matches the passenger's ticket.  Insulin and essential other non-prescription medicines.

Beverages purchased in the sterile area must be consumed before boarding the aircraft.

Prohibited items in airline cabins:

• All liquids, except medicine and baby formula verified as authentic.
• Food bought at airport.
• Handbags.
• All electrical and battery-powered items, including laptop computers, mobile phones and iPods.
• Electric key fobs.
• Wheelchairs, except those provided by airport.

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Items permitted in cabin, carried in clear plastic bag:

• Pocket-size wallets and purses containing money, ID and credit cards.
• Passports and tickets.
• Prescription medicine and medical items.
• Glasses and sunglasses, but not cases.
• Contact lens holders, but not lens solution.
• Baby formula and milk, but contents of each bottle must be tasted by passenger.
• Diapers, wipes, creams for infants.
• Tampons, sanitary napkins and tissues, but not boxes.
• Keys.

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