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Ray Massey
UK Daily Mail
Wednesday, Sept 10, 2008

Air passengers face five more years of bans on carrying liquids in their hand luggage, it has emerged.

The news comes despite the result of a high-profile court trial on Monday which saw eight suspects escape conviction over an alleged plot to blow up planes.

The prosecution alleged they had plotted to target transatlantic airliners with home-made liquid explosives disguised as soft drinks.

But the jury failed to return a verdict on that charge, instead convicting three of conspiracy to murder and clearing one man of all charges.

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After the men were arrested in August 2006, restrictions on liquids were brought into place overnight, causing immediate chaos and lengthy delays for travellers at airports across the country.

On Tuesday airlines called for a review of the rules, with the most vociferous comments coming from Virgin Atlantic.

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Paul Charles, its director of communications, said passengers were confused by different restrictions in different airports and in different countries.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 3:33 am





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