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07-22-2012, 07:27 AM
This sounds like a reasonable plan to me. I wonder if there will be a Fast Track Fast Track, however, for first- and business-class passengers.

Heathrow Airport to Expedite Passport Controls for U.S. Citizens, Others, with Fast Track (

The United Kingdom will offer travelers from the United States and “old Commonwealth” countries faster immigration clearance with separate fast-track passport lanes after the Olympic Games.

Damian Green, the country’s immigration minister announced the change, which will also apply to two other “low-risk countries” Japan and New Zealand.…
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X3 Skier
07-22-2012, 08:21 AM
If they don't separately fast track Biz and 1st, it might be worse than now.:rolleyes:


07-22-2012, 11:17 PM
That will be fantastic if it actually happens. The reality is more likely going to be a plastic sign over an understaffed desk.

In other news, 5,500 UK border agents are planning a one day strike on Thursday.

The main reason for the strike is to call attention to a shortage of staff. If you think a 2 hour wait at immigration is bad, try getting a visa extension.