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CT scanning tech could put an end to 100ml liquid limit on flights by 2024


Everyone remembers the indignity of having to toss water, shampoo, toothpaste because of some far-fetched airport security rules that flew over their head. But the days of clear plastic bags and the rush to buy "travel-sized" toiletries could be coming to an end.

According to a report in The Times, the ban on carrying liquids over 100ml on flights will be lifted with a deadline of 2024 for major UK airports to install CT security scanners.

The Register spoke to people close to the matter who confirmed work was under way with a view to abolishing the 100ml limit by that date.

As a serious long-haul transport hub connecting Europe to Africa and the Middle East, a change in UK airport policy will be a major boost to international travelers – if it can sort out its baggage chaos. Travelers to far-flung spots by way of London airports complained to The ...


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