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sewing needles allowed?

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cariboo Sat 19-Jul-08 21:19:00

I know knitting needles aren't allowed, nor are (of course) scissors but can you take an embroidery needle on an airplane?

AttilaTheMeerkat Sat 19-Jul-08 21:38:32

I'd pack it in the suitcase rather than in hand luggage.

cariboo Sat 19-Jul-08 21:41:56

That's what I thought but worth a try? thick needle & 9hr flight...

SoupDragon Sat 19-Jul-08 22:05:27

When you say "worth a try" do you mean trying to take it in your hand luggage? If so, I think that would be foolish. Phone your airline and ask them.

cariboo Sat 19-Jul-08 22:09:41

Okay Soupy. Sounds like sane advice. BA, btw

gillybean2 Sun 20-Jul-08 10:41:39

They won't even let you take a metal nail file, so I doubt a needle which does have a sharp point would be allowed!

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