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Security checks for airport bag handlers and maintenance crews in the UK are being fast-tracked to tackle travel chaos

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Bags at London Heathrow Airport. Mark Wayt
The UK government is fast-tracking security checks for aviation workers.
The measures aim to bring new employees into the industry as quickly as possible, officials said.
This includes bag handlers, as well X-ray screeners and maintenance crews.
The UK government is fast-tracking the security checks for aviation workers to help ease travel congestion. Counter Terrorist Checks for new employees are being completed in less than 10 days on average, compared with an average of 20 days in March 2022, according to a statement released by the UK...
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