Norman Shanks
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Possibility to scan 'every item' in the future

A former head of security for the airports operator, BAA has told the BBC that it is possible to scan every air freight item, but that it was a "long term process" that could take up to 5 to 10 years to implement.

Norman Shanks also criticised earlier comments made by chief executive of the budget airline Ryanair, Michael O'Leary, who spoke about "ludicrous" airport security measures.

  • 01 Nov 2010
  • From the section UK