Newquay Cornwall Airport is committed to ensuring that aircraft and airport security is never compromised. The airport is governed by the Department For Transport (DfT) and therefore there is a requirement for Airport security staff to carry out checks on passengers, baggage and liquids. This testing is mandatory and therefore we would like to ask all passengers for their cooperation throughout this process.
All passengers starting their journey at a UK airport and those transferring from international flights at a UK airport are required to be aware of the following:
Each airline has its own policy with regards to cabin baggage allowance. Passengers should check their airlines hand baggage regulations prior to arriving at the airport.
Without prejudice to applicable safety rules, passengers are not permitted to carry the following articles into security restricted areas and on board an aircraft:
Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, including:
Objects with a sharp point or sharp edge objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being used to cause serious injury, including:
Workmens tools tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of the aircraft, including:
Blunt instruments objects capable of being used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:
Explosive and incendiary substances and devices explosives and incendiary substances and devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of aircraft, including:
Click here for information on liquids
For information regarding liquids, aerosols and gels - effective 31st January 2014, click here
Pushchairs, walking aids and wheelchairs are permitted but will be x-ray screened or subject to hand search.
Large electrical items / Laptops
Laptops and other large electrical items (e.g. a large hairdryer) have to be removed from cabin baggage and screened separately. (Note: a laptop bag will be regarded as your one item that is allowed in the cabin).
For musical instruments, including large items such as cellos, please refer to each individual airline's policy.
Because of the risk of Foot and Mouth Disease, the EU has introduced protection measures to help prevent the spread of the disease from Gt. Britain. Travellers cannot take abroad any fresh meat or meat products, fresh milk or milk and dairy products from animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and deer, which are susceptible to this disease. Some examples of this food are bacon, sausages, ham, cheese, cream, butter, yoghurt and ice cream. This list also includes items such as biscuits, bread, cakes, chocolate or confectionary that contain these products.
Passengers wearing religious or cultural headgear must be aware that this may be subject to additional screening procedures as directed by the Department for Transport.
Dangerous goods and information
Please see the following website for the most up to date information to this subject.
For each individual airline restrictions, please click on the link below of the airline you’re flying with.