Leeds Bradford Airport to introduce major security check change with holidaymakers welcoming the move

Leeds Bradford Airport
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Leeds Bradford Airport is making a major change to their security procedure which has been welcomed by travellers.

Following security alterations we’ve seen at other UK airports, Leeds Bradford Airport, will soon follow suit with the introduction. In a statement, Leeds Bradford Airport stated: “The department for transport has issued new security guidance on liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGS) in hand luggage.

“From Sunday, June 9 from 0001hrs onwards, liquid containers up to 100ml may be carried through security in your hand baggage. When travelling out of Leeds Bradford Airport liquids do not need to be placed in a plastic bag and do not need to be taken out of your bags prior to screening.

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“There is no specified limit to the number of 100ml liquid containers that may be carried. Existing exceptions for prescription medicines and baby formula in containers greater than 100ml will continue to apply, these items must be removed from bags and screened separately.”

On social media, we’ve seen travellers react to the news. Chris Fleming said: “This is great news. About time. While Jess Edwards added: “This should hopefully save some time at airport security.”

While, Sarah Richards commented “Good news from Leeds Bradford Airport. About time.”

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