Legislation

Scanner Receives CEP Approval

January 24, 2013 0

The ProVision Automatic Target Detection (ATD) checkpoint security scanner from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has met European standards, following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference Common Evaluation Process (CEP). Thomas M Ripp, […]

Airports

Lisbon Airport Smart Access Control

January 17, 2013 0

ANA Airports of Portugal SA and Vision-Box SA installed boarding eGates in Terminal 1 at Lisbon Airport in December 2012, allowing passenger access to the departure lounge. According to Vision-Box, the vb i-match checkpoint gates […]

Air Cargo

Transport Canada Approves L-3 Equipment

January 9, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) announced today that three of its air cargo systems have been added to the Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Qualified Equipment & Services List, meaning that the company’s PX […]

Airports

G4S Secures Oslo Contract

November 6, 2012 0

G4S has won a £250m (US$403.6m) contract to provide security services at Oslo Airport, Norway, for the next six years.  The company will be responsible for securing the terminal and providing services within its perimeter. […]

Legislation

TSA Qualifies Air Cargo Screening Systems

October 5, 2012 0

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added three new x-ray systems from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) to its Air Cargo Qualified Product List (QPL).  The PX 10.10-MV, PX 15.17-MV 200 and PX […]

Airports

Belfast Introduces Body Scanner

September 7, 2012 0

Belfast International Airport, UK, will introduce non-invasive body scanning technology tomorrow (Sept 8), in response to new regulations set out by the Department for Transport (DfT). The new equipment supports the existing security processes at […]

Contracts

L-3 TSA Order

August 7, 2012 0

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has purchased 200 additional ProVision ATD personnel screening systems from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS), worth more than US$29 million. More than 500 of the units with image-free […]

IT

Smoothing The Flow

August 7, 2012 0

Jim L Martin, Managing Director, ARINC Asia Pacific Division, discusses the need for screening optimisation. Smooth passenger flow is vital for every aspect of airport operations.  Yet rising passenger volumes, together with demands for enhanced […]