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According to the accelerator body, current processes are effective in detecting threats but they can be laborious and time consuming which can impact the functioning and smooth operation of airports.
The British Home Secretary has said that representatives of the aviation industry in the UK and America agreed continued information sharing was an important tool in combating the terrorist threat.
British newspapers have described the proposal to bring airport licensing under the power of local authorities as a 'crackdown' and the end of 'the early morning pint'.
Misdirected passengers could cost UK airports as much as £50,000 under Home Office proposals currently up for consultation until January 19.