EU PUBLISHES BANNED LIST OF AIR PASSENGER ITEMS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has published an updated list of items that passengers cannot are banned from bringing onto civil aviation planes in European Union (EU) airports. Its release follows a legal challenge to an earlier decision to keep this list secret, in case it helped terrorists smuggle dangerous items on board. The list - see http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:221:0008:0022:EN:PDF - details guns, firearms and weapons; sharp objects; blunt instruments capable of causing injury; explosive and ...


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