August, 2006 - Security Levels increase in Airports Worldwide

NO LIQUIDS OR GELS OF ANY KIND WILL BE PERMITTED IN CARRY-ON BAGGAGE; ITEMS MUST BE IN CHECKED BAGGAGE. This includes all beverages, shampoo, suntan lotion, creams, toothpaste, hair-gel, and other items of similar consistency.

Exception: Baby formula and breast milk if a baby or small child is traveling, prescription medicine with a name that matches the passengers ticket, which does include insulin. Any other essential non-prescription medicines should be in their original containers - sealed if possible - and their conveyance is subject to the security screeners discretion.

Go to the US Transportation Security Administration's Website at www.tsa.gov for the latest information and more details.

For travelerís leaving the United Kingdom - Passengers will be subject to a more extensive screening process.  In addition to no liquids, the following restrictions apply:

bulletNo carry-on luggage (except items below).
bulletNo electronic devices (i.e. mobile phones, blackberries, iPods, hand held devices and laptops).

Additional resources for traveling to/from the United Kingdom:

bulletAmerican Airlines
bulletContinental
bulletDelta
bulletVirgin
bulletEOS
bulletBritish Aviation Authority

The following items are permitted but must be placed in a clear plastic bag:

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Pocket size wallets and pocket size purses plus contents (e.g. money, credit cards, identity cards; no handbags).

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 Travel documents essential for the journey (e.g. passports and travel tickets).

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Prescription medicines and medical items sufficient and essential for the flight (e.g. diabetic kit), except in liquid form unless verified as authentic.

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Spectacles and sunglasses, without cases.

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Contact lens holders, without bottles of solution.

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For those traveling with an infant: baby food, milk (the contents of each bottle must be tasted by the accompanying passenger).

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Sanitary items sufficient and essential for the flight (diapers, wipes, creams and diapers disposal bags). Female sanitary items sufficient and essential for the flight, if unboxed (e.g. tampons, pads, towels and wipes).

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Tissues (unboxed) and/or handkerchiefs.

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Keys (but no electrical key fobs).

 Travel Tips/Suggestions:

bulletAllow extra time for the additional security procedures.
bulletPacking lightly, without clutter to facilitate easier screening.