27th June 2018
Written on 21st June 2018
Changes to UK Aviation security
Governments aviation security measures that were introduced all inbound direct flights to the UK from the following countries:
- Saudi Arabia
Restrictions on carrying large phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin have been lifted on all UK bound flights from the following airports:
- Antalya (Turkey)
- Bodrum (Turkey)
- Cairo (Egypt)
- Dalaman (Turkey)
- Hurghada (Egypt)
- Istanbul Atatürk (Turkey)
- Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (Turkey)
- Izmir (Turkey)
- Luxor (Egypt)
- Marsa Alam (Egypt)
- Tunis-Carthage International (Tunisia)
Passengers on flights where restrictions have been lifted will now be able to take large phones, laptops, tablets and accessories into the cabin with them.
Restrictions have also been lifted on a number of individual airlines operating from other airports. The vast majority of carriers operating from airports in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt are no longer subject to these restrictions. Passengers should contact their airlines for advice about whether their flights are affected.
The UK government has lifted a ban on carrying large electronic devices in the aircraft cabin of some flights to the UK.
Restrictions on carrying large phones, laptops, tablets and accessories into the cabin of UK-bound flights from Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia were introduced in March.