The level of restrictions on hand luggage is due to be relaxed for air travellers heading out of Gatwick Airport’s north terminal from today (Monday).More than one piece of hand luggage will now be allowed for those taking connecting flights, although passengers travelling through the south terminal have been able to carry more than one piece since January 7th.However, the one bag rule is set to be continued for all other flights. “This rule will be relaxed in the near future when the ongoing construction project to upgrade and expand the security facilities at the airport is completed,” a spokesperson for the airport told the BBC.People heading through the airport in a hurry will also benefit from the seven new security lanes due to be introduced in Easter this year. An extra six lanes were added in July last year to help make it easier and safer for the large numbers of people heading through the airport, while 450 new security officers have been appointed since January last year.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedLaptop and tablet ban: How will this affect your travel plans?Just over a month since the initial laptop and tablet ban was announced, there is now speculation that the UK may be next to join the list of countries with new hand luggage restrictions for laptops and tablets on flights to the US. We explain what this flight ban could…Gatwick lifts one carry-on restrictionPassengers from Gatwick Airport will now be allowed to carry more than one item of hand baggage on flights from the hub.Hand luggage liquid ban to be lifted? – VIDEOAirports set to trial new technology that could end hand luggage restrictions on liquids by 2016.