Air Cargo

Air Freight Security Lessons?

December 8, 2010 0

FOLLOWING THE recent terror attack attempts using explosive parcels in air freight, the Risk & Fraud and Airport Systems divisions of Germany’s Inform are urging the aviation industry to adopt profiling techniques currently being used […]

Security

Screening For Singapore’s FreePort

November 15, 2010 0

ON OCTOBER 20, L-3 Security & Detection Systems announced that the Singapore FreePort Pte Ltd was to deploy a range of L-3 security solutions throughout its facility to screen people, mail, parcels and freight. The […]

Security

Smiths’ aTiX Approval

November 15, 2010 0

ON OCTOBER 19, Smiths Detection announced that its aTiX scanners have been given official EU approval for liquid threat detection at airport security checkpoints. Compliance with the EU’s Liquid Explosive Detection Systems (LEDS) Standard 2 […]

Air Cargo

Bomb Plot Shows Weaknesses

November 15, 2010 0

THE DISCOVERY of two terrorist bombs carried as air cargo from Yemen to Chicago has led to changes in how air freight is shipped.  According to British and US Government statements, behind-the-scenes intelligence by international […]

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 […]