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Flights leaving on 17/04/14

U23167 To Alicante
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:00
U23043 To Ibiza
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:00
FR52 To Stockholm
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:05
FR4966 To Lamezia Terme
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:05
U23249 To Naples
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:10
U23111 To Malaga
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:10
FR8288 To Lanzarote
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:20
FR792 To Venice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR805 To Knock
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR4194 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR4184 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR6611 To Kefallinia
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR8266 To Katowice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR8776 To Limoges
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR8542 To Berlin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:25
FR203 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:30
FR1005 To Bucharest
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:30
FR2314 To Bratislava
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:30
U23021 To Split
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:30
FR4976 To Brindisi
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:30
FR5996 To Madrid
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:30
U23213 To Palma De Mallorca
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 06:35
FR8117 To Nuremberg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:35
FR8162 To Malaga
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:40
FR2144 To Kaunas
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:45
FR1021 To Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:45
FR712 To Aarhus
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:45
FR2372 To Gdansk
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:45
FR2642 To Riga
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:45
FR2466 To Szczecin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:50
FR964 To Gothenburg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:50
FR966 To Gothenburg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 06:55
U23001 To Amsterdam
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:00
FR3078 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:00
U23091 To Copenhagen
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:00
FR194 To Bologna
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:05
FR936 To Perpignan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:10
U23205 To Cagliari
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:10
U23203 To Cagliari
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:10
U23149 To Bodrum
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:10
FR468 To Turin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:15
FR72 To Carcassonne
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:15
FR2136 To Rzeszow
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:15
MT7124 To Lanzarote
Flying with Thomas Cook Airlines on 17/04/14 07:15
FR754 To Frankfurt
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:20
FR752 To Frankfurt
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:20
EY1173 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 07:25
EY1606 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 07:25
BY5448 To Irakleion
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 07:25
FR3252 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:25
AB8893 To Duesseldorf
Flying with airberlin on 17/04/14 07:25
FR7967 To Skelleftea
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:25
FR4952 To Perugia
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:30
FR8739 To Maastricht
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:30
FR5172 To Billund
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:35
FR9772 To Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:40
FR3632 To Bremen
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:45
FR8182 To Fuerteventura
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:45
U2255 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 07:50
FR8768 To Katowice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 07:50
4U355 To Cologne/Bonn
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 07:55
4U3375 To Hannover
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 07:55
FR4192 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:00
FR3072 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:00
FR9802 To Girona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:00
FR205 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:05
FR4188 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:05
U2207 To Glasgow
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 08:10
FR8353 To Budapest
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:15
FR584 To Pisa
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:20
FR901 To Cork
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:20
FR3124 To Valladolid
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:20
FR9810 To Barcelona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:20
FR103 To Shannon
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:25
FR1392 To Oslo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:25
U2231 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 08:30
FR124 To Ancona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:30
BA3467 To Hong Kong
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 08:30
BA3467 To Delhi
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 08:30
FR1884 To Lisbon
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:30
FR1782 To Bordeaux
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:30
BA3467 To Frankfurt
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 08:30
FR3071 To Comiso
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:30
FR5994 To Madrid
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:30
U23131 To Geneva
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 08:35
FR2432 To Krakow
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:40
FR1836 To Plovdiv
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:45
FR3002 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:45
LZ556 To Tirana
Flying with Belle Air on 17/04/14 08:50
FR464 To Turin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:50
FR9271 To Eindhoven
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 08:50
BE6622 To Dundee
Flying with Flybe on 17/04/14 09:00
BY694 To Sharm el-Sheikh
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 09:15
TOM5820 To Lanzarote
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 09:15
FR8343 To Porto
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 09:40
FR2404 To Memmingen
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 09:50
FR207 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 09:55
FR1903 To Linz
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:05
FR972 To Genoa
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:05
U23223 To Bilbao
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 10:10
U23225 To Bilbao
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 10:10
BA3467 To Cologne/Bonn
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 10:35
FR8382 To Alicante
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:35
FR682 To Stockholm
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:50
FR9014 To Barcelona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:50
FR1788 To Dortmund
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 10:55
L99556 To Tirana
Flying with Belle Air Europe on 17/04/14 11:00
FR15 To Athens
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:05
FR514 To Dinard
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:05
BA3585 To Frankfurt
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 11:05
FR8582 To Thessaloniki
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:10
FR304 To Salzburg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:25
FR854 To Bergerac
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:25
FR3636 To Bremen
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:25
FR582 To Pisa
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:30
FR2285 To Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:30
U23083 To Asturias
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 11:30
U23085 To Asturias
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 11:30
FR232 To Alghero
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:35
U2209 To Glasgow
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 11:35
FR796 To Venice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:40
FR5736 To Klagenfurt
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:40
FR3918 To Palermo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:45
U2233 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 11:50
FR8386 To Palma De Mallorca
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:50
FR372 To Biarritz
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:55
FR8445 To Budapest
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 11:55
FR8381 To Budapest
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:00
FR2468 To Lodz
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:05
FR1802 To Kerkyra
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:10
BY5420 To Lanzarote
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 12:10
FR8345 To Porto
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:15
FR8132 To Gran Canaria
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:20
FR258 To Malmo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:25
FR8028 To Murcia
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:30
FR2336 To Poznan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:35
FR8198 To Gran Canaria
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:35
GR623 To Guernsey
Flying with Aurigny Air Services on 17/04/14 12:40
U2215 To Glasgow
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 12:45
FR2462 To Bydgoszcz
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:45
FR6536 To Marseille
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:50
FR8746 To La Rochelle
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:50
FR8374 To Rodez
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:50
PC502 To Ercan
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 12:55
PC502 To Istanbul
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 12:55
U23245 To Ljubljana
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 12:55
FR9044 To Barcelona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 12:55
FR34 To Oslo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:00
U23135 To Geneva
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 13:00
GR435 To Jersey
Flying with Aurigny Air Services on 17/04/14 13:05
U23031 To Sharm el-Sheikh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 13:05
FR2281 To Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:15
U23075 To Munich
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 13:15
U23071 To Munich
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 13:15
FR1396 To Oslo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:20
GR437 To Jersey
Flying with Aurigny Air Services on 17/04/14 13:25
FR8592 To Bergerac
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:35
FR8403 To Brno
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:35
FR225 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:40
FR6541 To Marseille
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:40
U2235 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 13:45
FR223 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:45
FR3004 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:45
FR4196 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:50
FR2612 To Santander
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:50
FR9253 To Ibiza
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:50
FR168 To Trieste
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 13:55
U23189 To Lyon
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 14:00
U23191 To Lyon
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 14:00
FR8546 To Berlin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:15
GR625 To Guernsey
Flying with Aurigny Air Services on 17/04/14 14:20
FR5061 To Strasbourg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:25
FR7973 To Basel/Mulhouse
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:25
FR8166 To Tenerife
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:30
FR2254 To Haugesund
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:35
FR215 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 14:45
GR627 To Guernsey
Flying with Aurigny Air Services on 17/04/14 14:55
FR5986 To Madrid
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:00
FR701 To Kerry
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:05
FR32 To Oslo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:10
FR2034 To Kaunas
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:15
U23095 To Copenhagen
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 15:15
FR613 To Derry
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:35
FR8321 To Valencia
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:40
U2259 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 15:45
FR2772 To Fes
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 15:45
L9656 To Pristina
Flying with Belle Air Europe on 17/04/14 15:50
FR807 To Knock
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 16:00
OZ773 To Frankfurt
Flying with Asiana Airlines on 17/04/14 16:05
OZ774 To Frankfurt
Flying with Asiana Airlines on 17/04/14 16:05
OZ793 To Frankfurt
Flying with Asiana Airlines on 17/04/14 16:05
U2237 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 16:10
EY1171 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 16:10
EY1604 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 16:10
AB8747 To Duesseldorf
Flying with airberlin on 17/04/14 16:10
FR9142 To Faro
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 16:25
4U359 To Cologne/Bonn
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 16:30
PC522 To Izmir
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 16:30
PC522 To Ercan
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 16:30
U23005 To Amsterdam
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 16:30
FR1905 To Bari
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 16:40
U2239 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 16:45
U23253 To Naples
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 16:45
U23251 To Naples
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 16:55
FR8384 To Alicante
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 16:55
FR297 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:10
FR3131 To Paphos
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:10
FR2374 To Gdansk
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:15
FR2244 To Vilnius
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:15
FR2644 To Riga
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:15
FR8351 To Almeria
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:15
FR2283 To Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:25
FR2368 To Ostrava
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:35
FR9251 To Ibiza
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:35
U2261 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 17:40
FR2318 To Bratislava
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:40
FR3131 To Paphos
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:40
FR3006 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:40
FR982 To Pescara
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:50
BY718 To Agadir
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 17:55
U23103 To Nice
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 17:55
FR8022 To Murcia
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 17:55
U2265 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 18:00
U2217 To Glasgow
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 18:05
FR611 To Derry
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:10
FR1202 To Palma De Mallorca
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:10
FR3014 To Rome
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:10
FR9814 To Barcelona
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:10
FR1882 To Lisbon
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:15
FR8168 To Katowice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:15
FR8378 To Santiago De Compostela
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:15
U23067 To Prague
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 18:20
U23065 To Prague
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 18:20
CV7933 To Luxembourg
Flying with Cargolux Airlines International on 17/04/14 18:20
BE6626 To Dundee
Flying with Flybe on 17/04/14 18:25
U23227 To Bilbao
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 18:30
FR968 To Gothenburg
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:35
FR8363 To Sevilla
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:35
FR8347 To Porto
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:35
FR588 To Pisa
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:45
FR8544 To Berlin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:45
FR758 To Frankfurt
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:50
FR8371 To Budapest
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:50
FR9273 To Eindhoven
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:50
FR295 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:55
FR2316 To Bratislava
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 18:55
FR271 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:00
FR58 To Stockholm
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:00
SWT8026 To Hannover
Flying with Swiftair on 17/04/14 19:04
FR798 To Venice
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:05
U23009 To Amsterdam
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 19:05
FR4198 To Milan
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:10
FR1013 To Prague
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:20
FR8164 To Malaga
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:20
FR8976 To Alicante
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:20
U23173 To Alicante
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 19:25
FR3634 To Bremen
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:25
BA3587 To Shanghai
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 19:30
U23215 To Palma De Mallorca
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 19:35
FR2436 To Krakow
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:40
FR9774 To Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:40
U2263 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 19:45
BY694 To Dalaman
Flying with Thomson on 17/04/14 19:45
A3605 To Athens
Flying with Aegean Airlines on 17/04/14 19:50
FR3556 To Marrakech
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:50
FR1598 To Leipzig/Halle
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:55
EY1175 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 19:55
EY1608 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Etihad Airways on 17/04/14 19:55
FR109 To Shannon
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:55
AB8343 To Duesseldorf
Flying with airberlin on 17/04/14 19:55
FR8405 To Wroclaw
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 19:55
U2267 To Belfast
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 20:00
BA3587 To Hong Kong
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 20:05
BA3587 To Frankfurt
Flying with British Airways on 17/04/14 20:05
FR1394 To Oslo
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:15
FR907 To Cork
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:15
4U2379 To Stuttgart
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 20:20
4U3371 To Hannover
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 20:20
FR5178 To Billund
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:20
FR5998 To Madrid
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:20
FR227 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:25
FR293 To Dublin
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:30
FR586 To Pisa
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:35
FR3258 To Duesseldorf
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:35
FR9282 To Faro
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:35
FR905 To Cork
Flying with Ryanair on 17/04/14 20:40
4U357 To Cologne/Bonn
Flying with Germanwings on 17/04/14 20:45
U2219 To Glasgow
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 21:30
U2241 To Edinburgh
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 21:40
U23047 To Ibiza
Flying with easyJet on 17/04/14 21:40
PC520 To Istanbul
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 23:35
PC520 To Ercan
Flying with Pegasus on 17/04/14 23:35
SWT8004 To Glasgow
Flying with Swiftair on 17/04/14 23:55

Stansted Airport Security

Security restrictions at airports have never been tighter than they are now - and rightly so.

However, if you know the rules before you start packing, you can get through the checks with minimum hassle.

Top tips for smooth security

Know how much hand luggage and hold luggage you are allowed. Different airlines have different restrictions, but if there is no information on your booking confirmation you should be able to find it on your airline's website.

Arrive in plenty of time for your flight. Leave more time than you think you need. It is a good idea to go straight to security after you have checked in - there are plenty of places to eat, drink, shop and relax in the departures area at Stansted.

Have your passport, boarding pass and bag of liquids ready for inspection at security. Large electrical items, like laptops, will need to go through the X-ray machine separately, so take them out of your hand luggage ready. Your coat will need to go through separately too, and you may be asked to take your shoes off.

Your bags may be searched or you may be body searched. This may be because electrical equipment in your bag has shown up on the X-ray, or it may be a random search. It is nothing to worry about.

Remember: anything bought in the departures lounge can be taken onto the plane, including food, drinks, toiletries and non-prescription medicines. However, if you are not on a direct flight, you will have to go through security again when you change flights, and the restrictions will be the same.

Hand luggage

airport hand luggage limits

Most airlines allow passengers one item of hand luggage no bigger than 56cm x 45cm x 25cm. If you carry a handbag, it must fit inside your hand luggage.

You may take liquids, creams, gels, aerosols and pastes in your hand luggage, but they must be in containers of 100ml or less (even if the container is not full, its size must not exceed 100ml). They must be carried through security in a transparent, resealable bag no bigger than 20cm x 20cm. Each passenger is allowed only one bag of liquids.

Drinks: Drinks that you have opened cannot be taken through security. Remember, you can buy as much drink as you like after you have gone through security.

Food: You can take solid food in your hand luggage. Sauces, soups, jam, honey and other liquid foods count as liquids.

Baby products: Babies' drinks, liquid food, jars or pots of baby food and children's liquid ibuprofen or paracetamol are not subject to the 100ml limit. However, you are only allowed to carry as much as you need for the trip, and you may be asked to taste them. Wet wipes and powdered food are also allowed, and infants' car seats can be taken onto the plane in addition to your hand luggage. You can take a baby bag as well as your own item of hand luggage - your baby has its own bag allowance, even if it is sitting on your lap.

Electrical items: There is no limit on electrical items, but they may need to be screened separately. You can carry batteries in your hand luggage. If you wish to bring gas hair tongs, you should check with your airline whether they are allowed.

Toiletries: Creams, roll-on deodorants, lip gloss, toothpaste, mascara and contact lens solution all count as liquids. Solid deodorants and lipsticks do not. Razors that have the blade set into plastic moulding are allowed, but razors where the blade can be removed are not.

Medicines: If you need to carry more than 100ml of liquid medicine, you should contact your airline, but there should be no problem with this. You should carry your prescription or a statement from your doctor. There is no limit for powders and pills. Diabetics may carry insulin and hypodermic needles, and epipens may also be carried. Inhalers are allowed in your hand baggage, but spare canisters must be packed in your hold baggage.

You should pack medical equipment carefully and let security staff know it is in your hand luggage before you go through security. If the equipment does not fit in your hand luggage, again you will need to contact your airline. You should also check whether any medicine you are packing in the hold will be affected by the low temperature.

Cigarettes: Cigarettes are allowed in your hand luggage, but you may not carry matches or lighters in any luggage. You may take a butane lighter, a Zippo lighter or a box of safety matches onto the plane, but you must carry them on your person. Smoking is not allowed inside the terminal.

Large items: Hat boxes, sports equipment and wedding dresses all constitute an item of hand luggage, and are subject to the same restrictions as ordinary bags. However, you may carry one musical instrument in its case in addition to your hand luggage.

Banned items: You are not allowed any item in your hand luggage which is sharp or pointed or could be used as a weapon. This includes toy or replica guns, razor blades, sports bats, clubs or cues, scissors - unless the blades have round ends or are less than 3cm long - corkscrews, tools, metal cutlery, metal nail files and knitting needles. Skateboards, golf umbrellas, fishing rods, Christmas crackers and party poppers are also not allowed.

Items not allowed in any luggage include flammable liquids, matches, lighters and bleach.

Locking your luggage

You can lock your hold luggage, but security staff may open it if they feel they need to check the contents. If you are travelling to or through the USA, you should lock your case with a padlock approved by the Transportation Security Administration, the organisation which works to keep transport systems in the US safe. This will allow staff to open your case, should they need to, and lock it again without damaging the lock. For details visit the TSA website.

For more information about banned items, luggage restrictions and security at Stansted airport, visit the Stansted airport website.