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Airport staff checks sped up amid ‘disaster movie’ scenes at Heathrow

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Department for Transport says accreditation for aviation workers being processed in under 10 days Ministers battling to dampen the chaos at airports claim security tests for new workers are being completed in record times as passengers criticised “disaster movie” scenes.The transport secretary, Grant Shapps, is trying to alleviate flight disruption this summer to avert the mayhem seen over the Easter and jubilee holidays.
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Airport staff checks sped up amid ‘disaster movie’ scenes at Heathrow

Department for Transport says accreditation for aviation workers being processed in under 10 days Ministers battling to dampen the chaos at airports claim security tests for new workers are being completed in record times as passengers criticised “disaster movie” scenes.The transport secretary, Grant Shapps, is trying to alleviate flight disruption this summer to avert the mayhem seen over the Easter and jubilee holidays.Continue reading...

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Airport staff security checks accelerated in bid to end ‘disaster movie’ scenes

Staffing shortages have caused chaos in airports as holidaymakers face huge queues

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Manchester Evening NewsManchester Evening News

Staff security checks sped up to address 'disaster movie' scenes in airports

“People have made huge sacrifices during the pandemic and deserve their flights to run on time, without complications and without being cancelled at the last minute."

3 months ago·Manchester, United Kingdom
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Wales OnlineWales Online

Airport staff checks sped up amid 'disaster movie' scenes

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps attempts to alleviate flight disruption this summer to avert mayhem experienced over the Easter and Platinum Jubilee holiday periods

3 months ago
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Ministers quicken staff security checks amid ‘disaster movie’ scenes at airports

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is trying to alleviate flight disruption this summer to avert the chaos seen over the Easter and Jubilee holidays....

3 months ago
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