British people overwhelmingly support security checks at airports - but they're strongly against the increase in flight taxes, according to a recent poll by

Some 87% of those questioned said they had no problem with being body-searched and understood that it was important for security. Only 2% considered it an invasion of their privacy, with a further 8% saying it made them feel uncomfortable. A frisky 1% even looked forward to it.


However, less than a fifth of those polled supported the increase in flight taxes and an arrivals/departure tax was thought to be a fairer idea by 29% of respondents, but more than half said travellers shouldn't be taxed at all.  

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