Apr 4, 2023

Airport scraps 100ml liquid rule with new scanners

A UK airport has scrapped the 100ml liquid limit by using high-tech scanners which also allow electronics to be kept in hand luggage at security. Passengers at other airports, except Teesside which introduced new C3 scanners in March, currently have to remove items such as tablets, laptops and liquids from hand luggage for security checks. London City Airport started trialling the new technology more than a year ago and went live with four of the new X-ray machines, similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, on Tuesday. London City Airport was already the fastest of all the UK airports for security times, with an average of 12 minutes, he added. Heathrow trialled 3D scanners in 2017 and said with more security lanes than any other airport installing the new machines was "Always going to be complex and take longer".

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