Fast track security lane at Terminal 5

March 2024

Are you a security star – or slob?

Lucy Thackray
Lucy Thackray


Your laptop and liquids are ready in an outer suitcase pocket, itching to be decanted into a grey tray. You’ve gone free of a belt, hat or sunglasses, while slip-off shoes adorn your feet for the swiftest foot-to-tray transfer this queue has ever seen. Airport security doesn’t offer lifetime achievement awards but, if it did, you’d be in line for one.

Or would you? Hyper-organised flyer Lucy Thackray has devised the ultimate airport security skills test so you can find out exactly where you rank.

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