Apr 5, 2022

Manchester Airport security queues: Managing director to stand down

Manchester Airport's managing director is to stand down amid criticism of long security queues which have led to passengers missing flights. Manchester Airports Group said Karen Smart had decided to leave the business after eight years. Travellers at the airport, which is owned by Greater Manchester's 10 councils and an investment firm, have faced long queues for check-in and security over the past month. Charlie Cornish, the group's chief executive officer, said Ms Smart had guided the airport "Through the most challenging period of its 84-year history". Airport management are due to meet political leaders and unions to discuss the ongoing situation.

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