“Shortages of staff are creating bottlenecks in security channels at airports as well as leading to flight cancellations due to lack of flight crew.
“Slow Government processing of mandatory security passes, for new starters, is adding to the delays in getting enough resources in the right areas.
“All of this is compounded by there simply being fewer people available to recruit. There has been a shrinking of the workforce, either put off by wages being too low or attracted by higher-paying jobs in Europe, giving people no incentive to come to Little Britain .”
Every passenger with a cancelled flight is entitled to a new flight on their intended day of travel.