Aviation safety and security

Security and safety equipment and rules for airports and airlines.

Services

  1. Hand luggage restrictions at UK airports

    Hand luggage restrictions at UK airports - carry-on luggage, checked-in baggage, restricted items and liquids, electronic devices carried from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Saudi Arabia

  2. Record your aicraft cargo (C257)

    Use form C257 to outline an aeroplane's cargo manifest.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Aviation safety if there’s no Brexit deal
  2. Aviation security if there’s no Brexit deal
  3. Security scanners: measure which airport operators must follow
  4. Safeguarding aerodromes, technical sites and military explosives storage areas
  5. Explosive trace detection systems for aviation security
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News and communications

  1. Finding explosives in electrical items demonstration day
  2. Accelerator One to Ones: Vehicle Checkpoint Screening Competition
  3. Tougher laser misuse laws come into force
  4. New Competition Document Available: 'Airport Vehicle Checkpoint Screening'
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Research and statistics

  1. Air passenger experience of security screening: 2017 (revised)
  2. POPE of major schemes: A2 Bean to Cobham (Phase 2)
  3. Air passenger experience of security screening: 2016
  4. Air passenger experience of security screening: 2015 (revised)
  5. Air passenger experience of security screening: 2014
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. UK helidecks safety: Civil Aviation Authority responsibility
  2. Airworthiness requirements for type-certificated gyroplanes
  3. Heathrow and Gatwick: revised operational resilience plans guideline
  4. Use of pilot controlled lighting at licensed aerodromes
  5. Home Office response to the report on a re-inspection of Heathrow airport, May 2016
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. FOI release: EU Banned list for global airline operators
  2. Annual Safety Review 2017
  3. Airborne volcanic ash and access by commercial aircraft to UK airspace
  4. UK: access by commercial aircraft in volcanic ash flow
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