PRESS RELEASE – Confiscation of Prohibited items when travelling

Argyle Gardens
P.O Box 2312
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
t: 784 456 5555      e:

March 27, 2017

Argyle Gardens, March 27, 2017. The Argyle International Airport hereby informs the General Public, that in order to protect all passengers, the AIA Aviation Security is required by law to inspect all checked luggage. Please note that the prohibited items when travelling includes alcoholic beverages exceeding 70% by volume (140% proof), which will be confiscated.

AIA is the newest International Airport within the region and promises to develop and transform into a gateway and passenger/cargo hub for the Eastern Caribbean. As such, this necessary security precaution is for the safety of everyone and is required by law.

Any prohibited items that are found in checked-in luggage can and will be confiscated by the AIA Aviation Security. We ask that all travellers be guided accordingly.

For regulations concerning dangerous goods, please see Appendix 45, ICAO Doc 8973, 8 edition.


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Tabia Matthews
784-456-5555, Ext 1162