March 3, 2010
The passenger was at Manchester Airport for a flight to Islamabad when she was selected at random to pass through the controversial security screen.
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
She was warned she would not be allowed to board the Pakistan International Airlines flight if she did not comply with the request but she decided to forfeit her ticket.
Her female travelling companion also left the airport after she cited “medical reasons” for not wanting to go through the scanner.
More than 15,000 people have already passed through the £80,000 Rapiscan machine at the airport’s Terminal 2. The Government introduced the scanner at Heathrow and Manchester airports last month.