New restriction on liquids, gels and aerosols (LAGs) as carry-on baggage

In accordance with the regulations legislated by each country, we would like to advise the restrictions described below, which are imposed on liquids, aerosols and gels carried on board ANA aircraft departing from each country.
The restrictions on carrying liquids on board airplanes described below have been imposed in the following countries and territories served by ANA flights.

1. Applicable Flights

All flights departing from the following countries.

  • - International routes only: Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Australia
  • - International routes and domestic routes (flights within the EU): EU member states*, United States, Thailand, India, Canada, China, Philippines, Cambodia

* The 28 member states of the EU
United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, and Croatia.
The non-EU members Iceland, Switzerland, and Norway apply the same rules.

2. Restrictions

  • Liquids, aerosols and gels (herein after referred to as LAGs) are restricted as follow.
    1. All LAGs should be carried in containers with a capacity not greater than 100 ml* each.
      Any LAGs carried in a container larger than 100ml will not be accepted as a carry-on item, even if the container is only part-filled.
      Drinks, shaving foam, lotions, oils, perfumes, aerosols shampoos, toothpaste, semi-solid materials and all other articles and materials with a similar consistency.

      * 100ml is 100g, although solid objects may have a different density to fluid ones.
    2. Containers with LAGs should be placed in a transparent re-sealable plastic bag of a maximum capacity not exceeding one liter and within 20cm long and 20cm wide.
      The containers must fit comfortably within the transparent plastic bag, which should be completely closed.
    3. Each customer is permitted to carry only one such bag.
      It should be presented separately at the security checkpoint.
Approximate size: For a square bag, 20 cm x 20 cm, for a rectangular bag, no more than 40 cm for combined length and width


[Approximate size]
For a square bag, 20 cm x 20 cm
For a rectangular bag, no more than 40 cm for combined length and width.

3. Handling medicines, baby milk/foods and special dietary requirements

Medications, baby milk/foods and special dietary requirements are exempt. If there is any suspicious item, it will be subjected to selective screening.
Baby milk/foods are permitted as carry-on luggage only for customers traveling with infants.
Prescriptions for medicines may be requested at the security checkpoint.

[For departures from the United States]
Breast milk only is permitted to be taken on board even when not traveling with children.
It should be presented separately at the security checkpoint.

4. Duty free items

Purchases made after the security checkpoint may be carried onto flights. However, the following conditions may apply depending on the country.

(1) Handling at departure airport

Country: United States, Hong Kong, EU, China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, Canada, India, Australia, Cambodia

  • - LAGs must be kept in a sealed tamper-evident transparent plastic bag (ICAO specification). The bag must not be opened.
  • - Receipts must be kept inside the bag as evidence of purchase.

(2) Handling at transit airports

The rule for LAGs is applied for each country's regulations.
* If passing through immigration at the transit airline, departure airline rules shall apply.

[Transiting through Japan(Narita, Haneda and Kansai), United States, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, Canada, and Australia]

Purchases satisfying the following conditions (duty free items) may be taken on board the airplane after passing through security checks.

  • - LAGs must be kept in a sealed tamper-evident transparent plastic bag (ICAO specification). The bag must not be opened.
  • - Receipts must be kept inside the bag as evidence of purchase.

[Transiting in Japan(except Narita, Haneda and Kansai), Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, Cambodia, and India]

The carry-on of LAGs other than those purchased locally, including duty free items, is restricted, and the rules in "2. Restrictions" apply. Please note that LAGs in excess of 100 ml may therefore be subject to confiscation.

[Transiting in EU countries]

Purchases satisfying the following conditions (duty free items) may be taken on board the airplane after passing through security checks.

  • - LAGs must be kept in a sealed tamper-evident transparent plastic bag (ICAO specification). The bag must not be opened.
  • - Receipts must be kept inside the bag as evidence of purchase.

The restrictions or regulations may be changed without notice. Please confirm the latest information at the security checkpoint of the airport.
The final decision on carry-on will be made by the security officer, just as for ordinary security checks. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.