Hand Luggage Arrangements

Cabin Luggage

This is the luggage that the passenger takes with him / her into the aircraft under his/her supervision and responsibility.

Items which are not allowed in cabin luggage are listed in the National Civil Aviation Security Program - Appendix 17.

On the other hand, as it is stated in the Attachment-17 of the National Civil Aviation Security Program and upon the order of Civil Aviation General Directorate, there is a limitation on liquid as of October 1, 2009 valid for the international and domestic flights.

Liquid Restriction

The latest conditions regarding the restriction of the amount of liquids which can be carried in hand luggage such as all fluids, gels, aerosols etc.:

Liquid restrictions in hand luggage are in effect at Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

Each liquid amount in hand luggage must not exceed 100ml.

These liquids must be carried separately in 1 (one) liter capacity 20cm x 20cm clear sealed bags.

Each passenger is allowed to carry only 1 (one) bag.

Medicines (with prescriptions and in original packages) and baby food are exempt from this condition.

Liquids: Drinks such as water or cola, syrup, creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, make-up items (liquid lipstick, mascara etc.) toothpaste, shaving gel and mousse, hair gels, deodorants, contact lens solutions, shampoos, items such as jam, honey, yogurt.

Duty-Free

All liquid commodities purchased from Duty-Free stores must be carried in special clear bags, sealed and with their receipts.

Please do not open the sealed bags until you reach your final destination. Otherwise, the contents of the bags may be confiscated at the Security Check Points.

If you have a connection flight within the European Community or United States, it is not permitted to carry any previously purchased duty-free products (over 100ml) as hand luggage even in sealed bags.

For detailed information please click on the link below;

Hand Luggage Liquid Transport Rules Video