Security

TSA Certification For 3DX-ES

June 21, 2010 0

L-3 SECURITY & Detection Systems announced on June 9 that its eXaminer 3DX-ES enhanced speed inline explosives detection system (EDS) has received certification from the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The eXaminer 3DX-ES leverages the […]

Security

Smiths Detection Wins TSA Order

June 21, 2010 0

ON JUNE 7 Smiths Detection announced an $11.4 million order from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for its explosives trace detection technology, the IONSCAN 500DT.  Intended for use at security checkpoints, the desktop detectors are […]

Legislation

EU To Ease Liquid Rules

June 21, 2010 0

THE EUROPEAN Commission has announced that it plans to ease the security restrictions currently applied to the amount of liquids passengers can take aboard aircraft by April 2013.  This will be possible because it wants […]

Airports

Fast Track At UK Airports

May 15, 2010 0

TWO UK airports have introduced a ‘Fast Track’ system that enables passengers to bypass security queues and pass through a priority lane.  This innovative service allows travellers to go directly to the security search point […]

Airports

Boon Edam’s Swinglane

May 15, 2010 0

Another product on display at Passenger Terminal Expo was the Swinglane, a security lane with swing doors from Boon Edam. The manufacturer says the Swinglane combines the advantages of a swing door wing and a […]

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 […]