King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), La Mercy, Durban
For airline travel, both domestic and international, the safety and security of customers and staff are an absolute priority. To make your journey as smooth as possible and avoid unnecessary delays, we suggest that you pay special attention to these security tips.
We would remind all passengers that each airline has their own policy regarding the amount of hand baggage allowed on their aircraft and other security procedures and we strongly recommend that information regarding this be sought directly from the Airline before travel.
The new rules stipulate that the plastic bag must not exceed one litre capacity per passenger - that’s around half the size of a standard A4 piece of paper and it must be sealable.
If you are in doubt on any of the liquid, gels or pastes restrictions then pack them into your suitcase when you check-in your hold luggage.
electrical items / Laptops
and Baby Foods
note that; you may be asked for proof that these items are
Passengers will be able to buy liquids including drinks and perfumes after security control, or on board an aircraft operated by an EU airline. If they are sold in a special sealed bag, passengers must not open them before they are screened otherwise the contents may be confiscated at the security checkpoint.
Forget - Before the airport
Many authorities require a passport that is valid for at least six months from the time you fly.
Last Updated: September 2009
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