Muttley35 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 126 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 939 times:
Checked the BA web site but couldn't find anything specific concerning razors in carry ons.
Flew to the states last year with a razor in my carry on but didn't know if anything had changed.Would hate to have it confiscated either here or when I get to DFW.
Sorry if this question has been asked/answered a million times but I couldn't get the forum search facility to work and I leave early tomorrow morning.
PanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 10 Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 916 times:
I have flown several times recently...sometimes with checked baggage, and sometimes with just a carry on. In the case of just carry on, I had all my toiletries in the bag, including a "safety razor". I was prepared to have them tell me "that'll have to go in checked baggage", but NOT ONCE did they say anything at SAN, BWI, MSP, or ORD.
I can't speak for international flights, but I don't think anything has changed. Call the airline and ask them, just to be sure. Be sure you say "safety razor" as that's a BIG difference to them.
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SW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6072 posts, RR: 10 Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 902 times:
Yeah as far as I know, something like a regular razor blade that most people use, like a mach3 or something, is fine. As for BA, I just flew them in June and July between ORD and LHR, and had it in my carry on both ways and was fine.
Muttley35 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 126 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 896 times:
Thanks PanAm I guess ringing BA would be a good idea was just a little concerned about getting it confiscated at DFW on the return leg.But if you have had no problems then I would say there hasn't been a blanket policy change.