|Primary Q's and A's:
Q: What are
Permitted and Prohibited Items?
items are weapons, explosives, incendiaries, and items that are seemingly harmless but may
be used as weapons - the so-called "dual-use" items. Please refer to the
BCAS web page for more information.
early should I arrive at the airport?
A: Check with
your airline or travel agent to determine how early to arrive at the airport. Recommended
check-in times differ by airline/airport and change during peak travel times.
should I pack before my flight?
A: There are
different restrictions on what you can pack in your carry-on & checked
of your baggage will be screened and possibly hand-searched as part of the new security
measures. Please refer to BCAS Travel
Safe and smart web page to find tips to help
can I do if my property is lost, missing or damaged during the baggage screening process
or at the Security Checkpoint?
A: It is our
job to assure you - the passenger - that BCAS/Airlines/Aviation Security Group can and
will deliver excellence in security and customer service.
do I need to know if I am a Traveller with a Disability or Medical Condition?
A: In order
to assist persons with disabilities or medical concerns, BCAS has developed guidelines
with input from various groups and have trained our airport screeners in the methodology
needed to ensure secure and comfortable screening at all Security Checkpoints.
Please refer to the Persons with Disabilities
& Medical Concerns section of the BCAS
website for more information.
Checked Baggage Q's
I lock my luggage?
A: Yes. In case of the requirements of
physical check on doubt, you will be requested to open the baggage yourself.
do I transport a Firearm? Ammunition?
A: There are specific regulations governing
the transport of firearms, firearm parts, and ammunition. Please refer to BCAS list
of Transporting Special Items for more information.
Q's and A's:
Q: What should I expect at
the Security Checkpoint?
Passenger Security Checkpoint includes three (3) primary steps you may want to become
familiar with. Please refer to Passenger Security
for more information.
Q: What may happen to me
if I bring a prohibited item to a security checkpoint?
you bring a prohibited item to the checkpoint you may be criminally prosecuted or at the
least asked to rid yourself of the item. Please refer to the list of Permitted & Prohibited Items for more information.
I carry a kirpan in the passenger cabin?
If you are a sikh passenger and traveling in domestic flight in India. The size of kirpan should not be more than 6
inch blade and 3 inch handle.
is the permissible size of hand baggage allowed for air passengers?
A: 115 cm total of all
dimensions except at Srinagar airport where carry-on (hand baggage) is not allowed.