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New Passport-Scanning Machines Help Ease Hold-Ups at Alicante-Elche Airport

Sixteen passport-scanning machines and extra National Police officers are being deployed at Alicante-Elche airport to stop recent incidents of long delays at passport control, because of new EU rules demanding that every UK passport holder has their details checked. The move comes after complaints from police unions over long hold-ups resulting in two travellers fainting