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Passengers utilizing one British airport have been urged to examine its liquid guidelines earlier than travelling in an effort to keep away from delays at safety.

Bristol Airport is one among many airports throughout the UK putting in new safety tools price £10m which is able to imply travellers now not have to stick to the 100ml liquid rule.

New know-how can even imply liquids and electronics don’t have to be faraway from passengers’ luggage making a smoother course of at safety.

But Bristol Airport has warned the know-how is just not in place but and has urged these utilizing the airport to examine earlier than travelling to keep away from being held up at safety for travelling with an excessive amount of liquid.

The authorities set a summer season deadline for all airports to put in the know-how, however main airports are delayed, with Bristol bosses saying they’re “working towards” the deadline.

A spokesman for the airport stated: “Bristol Airport continues to align ourselves with all regulated guidance issued by the Department for Transport to deliver security requirements and welcome the introduction of new technology which will further improve the airport customer experience in the future from June 2024 onwards.

“We are investing over £10m in safety tools enhancements, as with all complicated and large-scale initiatives we’re conscious of some provide chain challenges, and we’re persevering with to work to the June 2024 deadline.

“However, prospects must be reminded there are not any rapid modifications to the foundations governing what will be taken via safety on account of this initiative, and the present hand baggage restrictions stay in place.”

Airports needed to apply individually for extensions of the June deadline, which suggests passengers ought to examine every airport’s guidelines earlier than travelling.

London Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester airports are all not anticipated to have the scanners in place by June 1.

The rule which meant all liquid over 100ml needed to be scanned individually was initially launched in 2006 as “a temporary measure” after a terrorist plot was uncovered, nevertheless it has remained in place ever since.