All posts tagged "UK Border Agency"

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    UK Strike On, Heathrow Currently Normal

    The 24-hour UK public sector strike is taking place today, but Sky News reports that London Heathrow is currently working normally. At 08.00 the airport website reported that “immigration queues are currently at normal levels. However there still remains a possibility of delays for arriving passengers later in the day.” The statement...

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    Aer Lingus Advice on UK Public Sector Strike

    Aer Lingus has advised that its passengers should be largely unaffected by tomorrow’s 24-hour public sector strike in the UK, but warns that those connecting on to Aer Lingus services at a UK airport may be affected. A statement on the Aer Lingus website says: “A UK-wide public sector strike is planned...

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    Strike Action Possible at UK Airports on Wednesday

    UK immigration officers and the UK Border Agency plan to go on strike next Wednesday 30th November 2011, which could result in major disruption to passengers at airports across the UK. Airports and airlines are preparing contingency plans to minimise disruption to passengers and airport operations, including updates on websites and Twitter.

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    Automated ePassport Gates at Gatwick Airport

    London Gatwick Airport, together with the UK Border Agency, has introduced improvements in the immigration halls that help to reduce queue times and provide a better service, including new automated ePassport gates with facial recognition technology and a dedicated lane for families. The immigration halls now have a selection of ePassport gates...