London City Airport (LCY) will have four new computed tomography (CT) lanes available for passengers ahead of this week’s Easter getaway.

The upgrade to the new screening technology is part of an ongoing drive to deliver a start-to-finish security screening process in under three minutes. The changes have been undertaken in stages. The first two CT scanners were joined by a third in March, with the airport also removing its last old-generation security scanner that month. The final new-generation lane was added at the end of March, meaning anyone flying through LCY in the run up to Easter will be able to keep laptops and liquids up to two litres inside their bag.

“London City is continuing to move in the right direction. The start of the year has been in line with expectations, but we will see a step change from the Easter period onwards and we will be geared up to serve close to 2019 levels of passengers in periods through the summer,” said CEO Robert Sinclair.

“And the good news for anyone planning a holiday or a business trip is that we will be the first mainstream UK airport to offer a fully CT security experience from the end of this month. The new lanes will not only cut hassle, but also cut queuing times, which I know passengers will love.”

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