Flights delayed at Manchester T1 after evacuation

Flights delayed at Manchester T1 after evacuation

Flights to and from Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 have been delayed due to an evacuation earlier today.

The terminal was cleared when a suspicious bag was found in the main security search area but police said it was safe from 12.10pm. The airport encouraged passengers and agents to contact airlines for the latest flight times.

“We will be looking tore turn the operation to normal over the next few hours,” an announcement on its website said. “We remind our passengers that we take security very seriously,and that an evacuation is a standard precautionary measure to ensure the safety of our passengers and staff”.

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