China adopts air passenger liquid restrictions

China adopts air passenger liquid restrictions

BEIJING – China will from May 1 impose new limits on liquids in airline passenger carry-on baggage, in accordance with international security practices.

Those travelling abroad will be allowed to carry just one litre of liquid in their hand luggage, held in containers of no more than 100 ml each. For domestic flights, similar rules apply, but there is no limit on the size of the containers, the paper reported, citing a statement from the civil aviation administration.Baby milk and medications will be exempt from the new regulations.The tougher regulations imposed by China are in line with international practices developed after British authorities in August foiled an alleged plot to smuggle innocuous-looking liquids onto flights and assemble them into bombs.Nampa-AFPFor domestic flights, similar rules apply, but there is no limit on the size of the containers, the paper reported, citing a statement from the civil aviation administration.Baby milk and medications will be exempt from the new regulations.The tougher regulations imposed by China are in line with international practices developed after British authorities in August foiled an alleged plot to smuggle innocuous-looking liquids onto flights and assemble them into bombs.Nampa-AFP

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