Security and Baggage

Travelling through security

London City Airport is committed to processing passengers as quickly as possible. Passengers are advised to allow additional time for security processing, particularly during peak times. We appreciate your understanding.

All airlines have now banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones, passengers are not permitted to travel onboard with these devices.

Baggage rules vary between airlines and the type of ticket purchased. You are advised to check baggage rules with your airline before arriving at London City Airport.

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Be prepared when you reach security

All cabin baggage will be X-ray screened.

Place laptops and large electrical items separately in a tray after removing outer casing or sleeve.

Put coins, keys, mobile phones and other small items in your coat or hand baggage. Place your hand baggage and coat into a tray.

Place any liquid items, correctly bagged, into the tray.

Pushchairs are subject to hand search and walking aids will be X-ray screened.

Wheelchairs will be thoroughly searched.

Baby Food and Milk

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  • You are allowed to take enough baby food or milk for the journey in your cabin baggage. In some cases this may be over 100ml.

** Yes, but only if the product is under 100ml.

*** Expressed breast milk is permitted to be carried in unlimited quantities as long as it is presented in individual containers that do not exceed two litres per container, the infant no longer needs to be present. Milk which has been frozen is NOT permitted: only expressed breast milk in its liquid form will be allowed and will be subject to LEDS tested.

N.B. This list is not exhaustive.