To protect passengers and crew, security checks are carried out on all baggage, cabin and hold baggage, as well as on all persons accessing the aircraft from Caen airport.
Explosives, incendiary substances or devices are prohibited in all checked baggage. The transport of hazardous materials, weapons and ammunition in all checked luggage is subject to special security measures and regulations. You will need to check beforehand with your airline and the Police.
Here is a list of prohibited items (subject to additions and changes) :
- Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge missiles
- Paralyzing inducing devices
- Sharp pointed or sharp edge objects
- Work Instruments and tools
- Substances, explosives or incendiary devices
In order to prevent intrusion of illicit objects on board an aircraft through the passengers and their cabin baggage, security checkpoints have been set up prior to passenger boarding. If in doubt about the presence of a prohibited object, security officers are empowered to conduct the search of your luggage. Passengers must ensure the following when passing through airport security checks:In order to prevent intrusion of illicit objects on board an aircraft through the passengers and their cabin baggage, security checkpoints have been set up prior to passenger boarding. If in doubt about the presence of a prohibited object, security officers are empowered to conduct the search of your luggage. Passengers must ensure the following when passing through airport security checks :
• Remove your jacket and coat,
• Remove all laptops or electrical devices larger than an A5 size from your hand luggage.
We advise you to place any metal objects in your possession (currency, telephone, key rings, etc.) in the bins provided for X-ray screening.
The definition of "liquids, aerosols and gels" includes pastes, lotions, liquid / solid mixtures and pressurized container contents such as toothpastes, hair gels, drinks, soups, puddings, syrups, perfumes, shaving foam and other items of with a similar consistency.
LAGs (liquids, aerosols and gels) placed in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres or equivalent must be placed in a single re-sealable transparent plastic bag, which holds no more than a capacity of 1 litre. The contents of this bag must fit comfortably without being put on top of another and the bag must close easily.
Exceptions : liquid medicines and baby food, liquids bought at airports placed in a transparent and sealed bag.
LAGs (liquids, aerosols and gels) for medical purposes during the trip or to meet special dietary needs, including baby food are allowed in the cabin without the need of a doctor’s note. They are, however, subject to certain security measure verifications. All LAGs not meeting security regulatory criteria will be refused.
Medication exceeding the required amount needed for your air travel must be accompanied by a medical prescription or proof.
Our advice is to travel as light as possible to facilitate security checks.
Passengers proceeding to the boarding area must remove all PCs, large electronic devices and cables from all hold luggage to be individually verified by airport security
Hand touch security checks are carried out by a security or police officer of the same sex as the passenger being checked.
This control includes physical checks of the following areas :
• The bust and clothing (back, collar, lapels, shoulders, pockets, arms, tie or scarf, jacket, shirt, sweater / jacket),
• The lower limbs (pants / skirt, outer belt or interior, pockets, trouser cuffs, hems),
• Hair and shoes (physical or visual examination),
• Hair and head.
We count on your understanding and cooperation for the implementation of these regulatory security control measures.
These mandatory security measures are implemented in all European airports to ensure passenger safety.
You may consult the entire list of security measures from this document here
Note, some objects are allowed in the cabin, but their use is restricted or may be prohibited on board - For example: objects prohibited during taxiing, take-off and landing - laptops, camcorders, electric razors, radios, TV and personal music players, etc., and prohibited during the entire flight: mobile phones, CB radio, walkie-talkies and remote controls.