Turmoil besets London's Heathrow

U.S. travelers are suffering on miserably crowded and late planes this summer, with record delays for domestic flights. Just be grateful you aren't flying through London's Heathrow Airport, where it's far worse, with passengers enduring...


The liquids rule Like the U.S., British and other European airports restrict the amount of liquids that can be taken in carry-on luggage (enforced after the foiled terror plot last year to blow up transatlantic planes with liquid explosives). Liquids in carry-on luggage must be packed in one small, clear, resealable plastic bag (such as a quart-sized bag like those used in U.S. air travel) per traveler. Containers cannot exceed 100 milliliters (about 3.3 ounces). Get British rules on liquids at the government's Department for Transport site, www.dft.gov.uk/transportforyou/airtravel/airportsecurity/requirements

Kristin Jackson

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