Mr. Robert Ainsworth
Under the UK National Aviation Security Programme, all those wishing to have access to an airport's Restricted Zone are required to be searched and screened, in order to prevent unauthorised interference with an aircraft.
Before entering service, all aircraft are required to be searched and checked internally and externally. Access is then controlled to that aircraft.328W
Airports are required to carry out mobile patrols of their airside areas which are physically secured and access is controlled to these areas.