In the shadow of the attempted bombing of a Delta Airlines flight to the US on Christmas day, airport security is being stepped up. Today Gordon Brown announced that direct flights from Yemen to the UK are to banned.
The recent flights security scare has meant that from next week, full body scanners will be used at Heathrow to check for passengers carrying dangerous objects of substances on their persons.
Yemen has been at the worlds focus recently. The British Government site offering travel advice to citizens updated it’s Yemen page last week, warning of the high threat of terrorism in the country.
For the latest advice on travelling via Heathrow please keep check with your airlines and with your airport.