Transport Secretary Justine Greening told ITV News that she has spoken to Manchester Airport and the airline Jet2 following a security breach in which a schoolboy evaded five security checks at Manchester Airport to sneak onto a flight to Rome.
An investigation is underway and a number of airline staff have been suspended.
An investigation is underway after a schoolboy evaded security checks at Manchester Airport to sneak onto a flight to Rome.
Eleven-year-old Liam Corcoran was only found on the Jet2 flight after passengers became concerned.
A number of airline staff have been suspended.
Ashley Derricott spoke to Manchester Airport's head of communications, Russell Craig.
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has spoken about a security breach after a schoolboy evaded five security checks and boarded a Jet2 flight to Rome.
Speaking on BBC News 24 today, she said: "This is an unusual and serious breach and we are keen to find out what has gone on."
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The Jet2 check-in desk at Manchester Airport appears deserted this morning, after a schoolboy evaded five security checks and boarded a Jet2 flight to Rome.
It's believed a number of staff from Manchester Airport and Jet2.com have been suspended while an investigation takes place.