Tthe ban on liquids over 100 ml for people passing through the security of the airport will be revoked following the new scanning technology.
Passengers will also be allowed to keep bottles of water and creams in their hand luggage as they pass through security thanks to new 3D scanners, Boris Johnson announced.
All major UK airports will need equipment, which could also allow passengers to store laptops and liquids in their bags without having to remove them for checks.
The plans will reduce the use of plastic bags at airports as passengers will no longer be required to show their toiletries before being authorized through security.
Johnson said: "We are home to the largest …