Contracts

TSA Purchases L-3 Body Scanners

May 15, 2010 0

ON MAY 5, L-3 announced that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has ordered approximately 200 ProVision advanced imaging technology systems for the screening of passengers at US airport checkpoints.  These systems provide TSA with an […]

Airports

Two New Aviation Security Records

March 11, 2010 0

STI is celebrating its 100,000th E-Learning user.  This record was reached in March through its web-based General Awareness Courses, Airport Security for Airport Operators and Air Cargo Security for Regulated Agents and Known Shippers. The […]

Security

Morpho Detection Wins TSA Contract…

March 11, 2010 0

MORPHO DETECTION Inc, a business of Safran group’s Sagem Sécurité division, has announced it has signed a contract with the US Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for several hundred Itemiser DX explosive […]

Airports

Compulsory Scan Rules Introduced

February 11, 2010 0

NEW RULES introduced in the UK mean that selected passengers at Heathrow and Manchester airports will have to go through full body scanners before boarding their flights.  Those who are selected for a scan but […]

Airports

Christmas Terror Alert Brings Security Changes

January 6, 2010 0

An alleged attempt to blow-up a Northwest Airlines service between Amsterdam and Detroit on December 25 has led to a widespread review of aviation security. Flight number NW253, an Airbus A330 in the livery of […]

Airline Focus

VeriPax In Service At Changi

October 30, 2009 0

Cathay Pacific has become the first airline at Singapore Changi Airport to use the ARINC VeriPax Passenger Reconciliation System.  Designed for stand-alone use at security checkpoints, VeriPax verifies printed-paper boarding passes by comparing the printed […]

Airline Focus

FLUX Expansion

October 30, 2009 0

From August 24, 2009, the number of airports in the United States at which automated border passage is available to FLUX participants increased from seven to 20.  FLUX offers passengers the option of rapid, automated […]

Airports

France Implements One-Stop Security

June 12, 2009 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed France’s adoption of One-Stop Security; an IATA security strategy based on threat and risk assessment, innovation, technology and cost-efficiency.  This method means passengers that have already been […]

Airports

Airport Security “Getting Ridiculous”

June 12, 2009 0

Security at airports is “getting ridiculous,” said Peter Griffiths, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) regional Vice President for Europe at a recent conference in Paris.  Adding that passengers: “almost had to strip” to get […]

Airports

New Training Technology In Oman

May 8, 2009 0

The Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) has adopted new training technology related to Smiths Heimann X-Ray equipment.  It has invested in a new OTS premium avsec simulation package, promoted as heralding new ‘IQS2’ image quality […]