EU May Repeal Ban on Liquids in Planes

The rules are annoying, tiresome, and apparently useless. So far, authorities have not caught a single passenger trying to carry explosives onboard

"Throw away my vodka?" The Moscow native was not about to let security officials at the Munich Airport confiscate his booze. So he opened it up—and drank it. The whole bottle. Right there. Based on European Union Regulation 1546/2006, at least, which restricts the amounts and types of liquids passengers can take on board airlines, the man was then legally allowed to fly. But the vodka enthusiast never made it to the plane after making the mistake of throwing his precious cargo back up at the nearest Lufthansa counter.

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