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Passenger screening

Events around the world continue to remind us about the importance of aircraft and airport security. To ensure the safety of all travellers, Australia's aviation security laws specify what you can and cannot take onboard an aircraft.

Every passenger and bag boarding a flight is screened to reduce the risk of a security incident occurring. While security checks can seem inconvenient, they are in place to protect us. Understanding the processes at an airport will help make your passage through security fast and efficient.

Airport security

Aviation security can differ at Australian airports and in other countries. If you are unsure of the rules, check with your airline or the country you are visiting before you travel.