Airlines may ease liquid restrictions

October 28, 2008 3:19:57 PM PDT
Airline passengers may soon be allowed to put large bottles of liquids in carry-on luggage.The Transportation Security Administration says it expects to lift restrictions that limit passengers to 3-ounce bottles of liquids, gels and aerosols.

The agency says improved technology will allow X-ray machines to detect dangerous liquids.

The TSA says passengers should be allowed to carry on larger bottles of liquids by the end of 2010.