Stansted Airport expects over 220,000 passengers to pass through the terminal across the Easter bank holiday weekend.
A chocolate birthday cake triggered a security alert at Stansted Airport after setting off explosive detectors.
Passengers were advised to check in as normal at Stansted Airport today despite the first of a wave of strikes by ground staff.
The result of a vote on strike action by baggage handlers working at Stansted airport will be published today.
Any industrial action triggered by proposed pay cuts is set to take place over the Easter Bank Holiday.
The result of a strike ballot by baggage handlers at an airport in Essex will be announced this week. GMB union members at Stansted have been voting on whether to launch industrial action in a row over pay - raising the prospect of Easter walkouts.