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Airport Security

25 Feb 2013 6:18PM
Has any one traveled by air recently with a Giottos rocket-shaped air-blower in either hand luggage or hold luggage. I ask as I will be traveling to Spain in a fortnight and was wondering if Airport Security have the common sense to realize that these items are just rubber air blowers.

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Carabosse 14 41.0k 269 England
25 Feb 2013 6:22PM
Took mine to Germany in 2011 - hold luggage. No probs. Smile
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 6:53PM
I travel fairly regularly to USA and Portugal, always take my camera kit as hand luggage, always take a rocket blower, not had any problems.
colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
25 Feb 2013 7:34PM
what makes you think there would be a problem ?
GazzaG2003 15 355 England
25 Feb 2013 10:06PM
taken mine as hand luggage in backpack to spain/gatwick airports no issues!
thewilliam 9 6.1k
25 Feb 2013 11:51PM
A rubber item shouldn't show on an X-ray view.
26 Feb 2013 7:45AM

Quote:What makes you think there would be a problem ?

The general shape, as they look like a rocket and with the current levels of security airport officials are paranoid about there own shadows.
mlewis 13 1.5k United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 12:49PM
Never had a problem with mine at airports including Heathrow and several US airports.
26 Feb 2013 4:52PM

Quote:Never had a problem with mine at airports including Heathrow and several US airports.
Did you have it in hand luggage or hold?
snowman 14 391 England
27 Feb 2013 10:30AM
Always taken mine as hand lugguge, hadn't thought about the shape till now. hmmmmmm Smile

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