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New security measures at BIA

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – New regulations have been introduced according to the regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organisation to enhance the security at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake.

That new regulations will be effective from the first of June, the Airport Security Services announced.

According to new regulations, volume of liquid that passengers can carry in their hand luggage on board the plane will be limited. The liquids will also include volatile liquids and gels.

All liquids must be placed in a 20×20 transparent, sealable, plastic bag and should not exceed one liter, while each passenger will only be allowed one plastic bag.

Medicines and baby food are allowed with doctor’s instructions.

The Airport Security Services request the passengers to cooperate with authorities for their safety and to facilitate its services.

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