21-Apr-2011 12:44 PM

BA chairman again criticises security checks

British Airways chairman Sir Martin Broughton again stated that a "one-size-fits-all" airport security process is not "sensible", and called for checks to differentiate between types of passengers with the introduction of "security light" lanes for trusted, frequent travellers (Financial Time/Bloomberg, 20-Mar-2011). The chairman described new US rules for air cargo security as "daft", highlighting that the new rules had been introduced with just six days notice and required additional checks on US-bound goods that have already been flown.