Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Just saw this in an email from Brisbane airport.
"From 30 June 2018, people travelling internationally will notice some changes to the screening of carry-on items when departing Australia.
Passengers will be required to present all powders in their carry-on baggage separately for screening."
The TravelSECURE website now has the details that powders have to be removed from bags (no plastic bag needed). It's separated into two categories:
"Inorganic powders - 350gram limit per person (eg Salt, Salt scrub, Sand, Some talcum powders, Some powdered deodorant, Certain foot powders, Powdered detergent and cleaning products)"
"Organic powders - no limit but still need to be removed from bags (eg Powdered baby formula, Powdered food, Coffee, Protein powder, Flour, spices, sugar, Most cosmetics and Epsom salt)
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 264
Soon we will have to empty our bags completely and put each item one by one through the scanner.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 14 Mar 2017
Total posts 159
Damn. I guess I'll have to stop carrying a kilo of Epsom Salt with me in carry-on...
Member since 21 Mar 2017
Total posts 42
Hahahaha, ditto 🤭
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Believe some airlines are looking at removing overhead baggage holders altogether, so in these cases hand luggage won’t be an issue. In the name of security, they want all luggage checked in.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
More information here: New Australian airport security rules restrict travelling with powder
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 268
So the security line isn't bad enough already, let's think of something to clog it up even more.
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