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Flying Rules and Flight Regulations

UK airline and airport rules and regulations include the most rigorous and demanding restrictions. Check the flight laws encountered when flying across British skies and beyond.

UK FLYING RULES: Most of us jet around the country traveling from point A to point B on a regular basis.

We may have become somewhat blasé and laid-back to flight safety checks and international CAA luggage and aviation standards.

Nevertheless, and according to the most reliable statistics, an airplane will take off somewhere in the world every three (3) seconds.

Despite this fact, there are still those who wonder - how safe is flying?

Browse through The UK Rules of flying section as we attempt to wing all frequent-flyers and jet-setters off to a flyer. This informative section will glide you through all the categories of flying rules and regulations in the United Kingdom.

So, as the flight captain would say, please fasten your seatbelt, sit back comfortably, and let us get you airborne.

Flying Rules and Regulations Guide

Airport Rules and RegulationsAirline Safety

AIRLINE SAFETY RULES: Basic advice for flying safely with 10 flight safety tips and recommendations on plane security. Learn how to get maximum protection during travel on passenger planes.


Baby Rules and RegulationsBabies on Planes

BABIES ON AIRPLANES: Airline regulations allow flights for families with a baby (or toddlers under 2). Check a review of the babies on airplanes guidelines with extra tips for parents flying with an infant.

BABY MILK: As a rule, airlines in the United Kingdom are less regulatory about baby milk and food restrictions for babies on plane flights.

BABY PASSPORTS: You need to get a passport for your baby or child to travel abroad. The section covers the basic application steps and what you need to provide.


Drone Laws and CAA Flying Regulations in the UKDrones

UK UAV LAWS: CAA legal requirements restrict drone no fly zones around the United Kingdom. Find out where operators of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) may - and may not - fly drones.


Flight EtiquetteEtiquette

AIRPLANE ETIQUETTE: Fly like high flyers with these airplane etiquette rules for dashing gentlemen! Check out the top ten air travel business class guidelines and package flight tips.


Flight Tips for FamiliesFamilies

AIRPLANE SEATING AREAS: Which are the best airline seats for families? Check a review of the benefits and disadvantages of flight seating arrangements for families with children provided by airlines.


Hand Luggage RegulationsHand Luggage Restrictions

HAND LUGGAGE ALLOWANCES: There are restrictions on what items you can take with you when you fly in to and out of the UK. Check the hand baggage and hold luggage restrictions when boarding a plane.


Lithium Batteries RestrictionsLithium Batteries

ICAO FLIGHT RULES: Find information for passengers travelling with batteries on planes including those which contain lithium ion. The list includes personal computers and mobile phones.


Flight Rules and Regulations when Flying into and out of the United Kingdom