Transportation of liquids in the cabin

European legislation regarding safety measures now limits the transportation of gels, semi-solid materials, lotions and the contents of pressurized containers such as: toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfumes, shaving foam, aerosols and all other articles of similar consistency in cabin luggage.


Nevertheless, you may transport the following liquids in your hand luggage:


  • Liquids placed in small 100ml (3 fluid oz) containers.


  • These containers are to be placed in a transparent plastic bag that can be resealed (for example, a freezer bag) with a capacity of one liter (30 floz) maximum (size around 20cm x 20cm / 7,5 inch x 8 inch). Only one bag of this type is authorized per passenger.

The following liquids are accepted without restrictions:

  • Food items: specific nutritional food items without which you are unable to travel (for example in the event of lactose or gluten allergies, etc.).


  • Baby food required for travel.


  • Medicine prescribed by a doctor: at the safety officer´s request, you must be able to justify the need to take this medicine (prescription, medical certificate in your name, etc).


  • Since January 31, 2014, are also allowed in the cabin, duty free liquids bought either in any airport or on board any aircraft. These duty free liquids together with the sales receipt have to be placed into a security bag. Do not open the security bag until you reach your final destination.


All the items above may be subject to controls carried out by safety agents.


For further information on safety measures regarding the carriage of liquids in cabin, please visit the DGAC website.