Two of the largest UK airlines, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, have independently called on the government to improve waiting times at the border at London Heathrow airport. During this summer, international visitors were reporting waiting times of more than two hours. The rise in demand for visitors to the UK coupled with a reduced UK Border Force was blamed for the delays. Virgin Atlantic said that US passenger numbers increased by 20% this year, and has called for urgent action to reduce the waiting times. Craig Kreeger, CEO of Virgin Atlantic, said: “This summer significant queues at Border Control

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