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Old 4th Nov 2015, 11:36
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Andy_S
 
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Originally Posted by Sober Lark View Post
If security in Sharam el-Sheikh airport wasn't up to scratch wouldn't you imagine some of the 900,000 British who visit each year and can compare it to UK airport security would have drawn attention to any perceived shortcomings?
Passengers wonít really be aware of what goes on behind the scenes, either with checked baggage, cargo or catering / cleaning etc. What they donít see wonít particularly bother them.

Iím inclined to wonder why, if security is Ė as alleged Ė so lax at Sharm, no one has attempted to smuggle a bomb on board an aircraft previously. If it were that easy, I find it difficult to believe it hasnít been done before now.
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