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Old Oct 31, 18, 6:55 pm
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Originally Posted by Nick Art View Post
As you may know in Europe they usually allow you to take a pocket knife with a blade of up to 7cm, mine being just under the limit.
Well, the limit is 6 cm. It has been for quite some time now.

Even ZRH airport website says it's 6 cm:
https://www.zurich-airport.com/passe...ecurity-checks

And the UK government website:
https://www.gov.uk/hand-luggage-rest...personal-items

The security staff should have picked up on it, really.

Originally Posted by Nick Art View Post
To my surprise the knife was not the actual issue, but the cork screwer was.
That is because corkscrews are NOT allowed at UK airports either:
https://www.gov.uk/hand-luggage-rest...personal-items
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