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Liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs)

In line with the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), security restrictions for carriage of LAGs on board are as below:

All LAG (liquids, aerosols and gels) items carried in hand baggage must be stored in containers of capacity not exceeding 100ml / 100gm / 3.40z. Containers larger than 100ml will not be accepted, even if they are partly filled;

Containers must be placed in a transparent re-sealable plastic bag with a capacity of not exceeding one litre or less, which must seal completely;

The plastic bag must be presented separately from other hand luggage for inspection at the security point. Only one transparent plastic bag per passenger is permitted;

To facilitate screening and to avoid a cluttered x-ray image, such plastic bags containing the items should be presented apart from other cabin baggage, coats/jackets or laptops for separate x-ray screening.


  • Exemptions could be made for medications (upon submission of medical certificate), baby milk (to be sip) / food and special dietary requirements (medical certificate), subject to verification. Passengers may be requested to verify the nature of such liquids, aerosols and gas;
  • Exemptions (of LAGs) are applied to flight crew in uniform and on duty during flights;

“In Gauge” Luggage

The Baggage Handling System is able to handle automatically "In Gauge" luggage with dimensions set out below:


  • Width  70 cm
  • Length 90cm
  • Height 50 cm
  • Weight 50kg


  • Width 15 cm
  • Length x Width x Height = 60 cm
  • Weight 5 kg

Luggage whose dimensions comply with the above but that present a particular shape or material and accordingly may increase the risk of jamming the Baggage Handling System are considered as "non-conveyable" and accordingly processed manually as "Out Of Gauge".

“Out Of Gauge” Luggage

Luggage beyond maximum In Gauge luggage dimensions will be called Out Of Gauge luggage. They will be handled manually. Their maximum dimensions are set at (as per IATA ADRM):


  • Width  60 cm
  • Length 250cm
  • Height 150 cm
  • Weight 70kg

Note: Luggage whose dimension is beyond maximum OOG bag dimensions will be considered as Cargo and accordingly will be rejected.

Filming and Photographing at Airport

Filming and photographing of the Passenger Terminal building, airport compound, airplane, car park, shops, and any part of the airport is prohibited.

Access to the Passenger Terminal

Anyone requiring access in the airport controlled and restricted zones should have a valid reason and should make an official request at the Department of Civil Aviation directly or through the appropriate organisation for onwards recommendation to have an access permit.


Passengers having  accessed the Sterile Area, are not allowed to go back to Immigration or outside the Passenger Terminal. In case the passenger declines boarding, all formalities will be done via  Arrival Immigration and Customs.  

CCTV Surveillance

Passengers are informed that the Airport is under 24/7 hrs CCTV surveillance.

Security Notice

Passengers are requested to consult Security Notices affixed in the Passenger Terminal for security rules and regulations.