The Prince of Wales paid a consult with to Heathrow Terminal five this morning to satisfy probably the most other folks tasked with safeguarding the United Kingdom’s busiest airport.
The prince met quite a lot of safety staff together with specialist Metropolitan Cops, canine dealing with groups and border forces.
He then took time to satisfy air site visitors controllers who demonstrated their function in securing the skies.
In addition to studying about how passengers and planes are stored protected, the prince additionally heard extra about how the United Kingdom Border Pressure paintings to make sure bio security features are installed position to make sure the safety of the rustic’s biodiversity.
The go back and forth coincided with the 10th anniversary of Terminal five and right through the consult with, his royal highness additionally boarded a British Airlines 787 Dreamliner for a ‘tea birthday party’ with the airline’s leader government Alex Cruz.
Heathrow leader government John Holland-Kaye stated: “It was once an honour and a privilege so to display the Prince of Wales probably the most nice paintings being finished right here via our colleagues and spouse businesses that stay our airport protected.
“Safety will at all times be our precedence and making an investment in other folks and applied sciences to make sure this, occurs on a continuous foundation.
“Heathrow is the United Kingdom’s busiest airport with 78 million passengers travelling via final yr.
“It’s safe via main intelligence services and products, a delegated police power and devoted safety colleagues that paintings 365 days a yr.
“This is a actual spice up for them to satisfy the prince who thanked them occupied with their paintings.”
The consult with and excursion happened one decade on from the outlet of Terminal five in 2008, via Queen Elizabeth II.