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Brunei's Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has introduced new security rules for cabin baggage for all international and transit passengers departing from Brunei International Airport (BIA).  The new rules took effects on 4th October 2007.

The new rules are follows:

Implementation of security screening for carrying liquids, gels or aerosols and items with similar consistency on board an aircraft as below:

a) All liquids, gels, aerosols and items with similar consistency should be carried in containers with a capacity not gretater than 100ml / 100gm / 3.4oz. Items        carried in containers larger than 100ml will not be accepted, even if partially filled;

b) Containers should be placed in a transparent and re-seable plastic bag of a maximum capacity not exceding 1 litre. The containers must fit comfortably             within the transparent plastic bag, which should be sealed;

c) The plastic bag should be presented for visual examination at the screening point. Only one transparent plastic bag per passenger is permitted;

d) Exemptions should be made for liquids, gels and aerosols used for medication, baby milk/foods and special dietary requirements. Passengers may be              requested  to verify the nature of such liquids, gels and aerosols;

e) Exemptions are applied to flight crew in uniform and on duty during flights.

  • Exemptions in respect of liquids, gels or aerosols and items with similar consistency purchased either at airport duty free shops located in sterile area, or onboard aircraft, on condition that the liquid is packed in a sealed plastic bag that is both tamper-evident and displays satisfactory proof of purchase at the airport duty free shops or onboard aircraft, on the day(s) of the journey for departing as well as transfer passenger.
  • To facilitate screening and to avoid a cluttered x-ray image, such as plastic bags containing the items should be presented apart from other cabin baggage, coats/jackets or laptops for separate x-ray screening.
  • The new security measures are in accordance to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) dated 30 March 2007 and recommended for implementation by all the ICAO Contracting State.