The European Commission intends to restrict the amount of liquids permitted in hand luggage and introduce new limits on the size of hand luggage allowed on flights from EU airports, Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot said yesterday. "Following the incidents of this summer we have sought to introduce a response proportional to the needs of security," he stated. "We believe we have found a good balance between the need for more security and the need to keep air transport fairly easy and ...

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