UK: Trial could lead to airport hand luggage restrictions on liquids being scrapped

Security restrictions on liquids and laptops in airport hand luggage could be removed in the UK, due to the rollout of new high-tech 3D scanners.

For 16 years, air passengers have had to take all hand luggage liquids, in containers of no more than 100ml, and electrical devices out of their bags and transfer them into a separate tray or a small plastic bag in order for staff security to inspect.

Now the government is considering rolling out more advanced scanners, similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, in order to cut down airport security queues.

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Source: Sky News