Flying with Baby Milk
If you are travelling with a baby you are entitled to bring enough baby food, baby milk and sterilised water for your flight journey. In the UK there is no legal limit to how much baby food you can take on board but please check with the airport you are departing from. Individual containers of breast milk must not exceed 2,000ml. - breast milk will be screened at airport security.
You can carry breast milk, formula milk, sterilised water, soya milk, baby food and cooling gel packs for babies in your carry-on luggage. Frozen breast milk is not allowed to be packed in hand luggage.
Flying with Medication
Any essential medicines exceeding 100ml are allowed to be carried in your hand luggage. However, if you require special medicines over 100ml, then you'll need to provide medical professional documentation. Please bear in mind that airport staff may need to open any liquid containers and screen the liquids.
Medications allowed in carry-on baggage include tablets and capsules, essential liquid medicines, hypodermic syringes, inhalers, cooling gel packs and any special food and liquids needed for any medical purposes.
Find out more on our Flying with Medication page.
Flying with Alcohol
If you are looking to fly with alcohol, you can do so by as long as you are of the legal drinking age in the departure and arrival airports. Any alcohol packed in your carry-on baggage must not contain more than 100ml - alcohol should be stored in a quart-sized bag of liquids.
Alcoholic drinks containing 24% and 70% alcohol are allowed in checked baggage. However, many airlines will not let travellers consume their own alcohol during the plane journey due to health and safety regulations. Any alcoholic drinks with 70% or more alcohol is not allowed to be taken on the plane.
Every country has different rules on what you can and can't carry with you on a plane. Get in touch with your departure airport to find out more about flying with alcohol regulations.
Flying with Liquid Foods
You're allowed to bring essential medications over 100ml in your carry-on baggage, including liquid dietary foods. You'll need to present documentation from a medical professional (for example, a letter from your doctor or a copy of your prescription) in order to bring liquid foods on board.
If you have any dietary requirements and need to bring specific foods with you during your journey you can do so!