Tag: airport security

UK passengers' confusion as 100ml liquids rule re-introduced

UK passengers’ confusion as 100ml liquids rule re-introduced

The UK's re-introduction of the 100ml liquids rule is causing confusion for passengers across the country. New rules came into place at six regional UK airports this month after they upgraded their security scanners to Next Generation Security Checkpoints (NGSC), which are aimed at relaxing the r...

Milan Linate becomes a full Biometric Airport

Following a trial period, Milan Linate Airport is now offering the FaceBoarding service, which allows passengers who opt for it to pass through security and board aircraft using a biometric facial recognition system. The service is open to all airlines willing to integrate their check-in and boar...

UK airports granted extensions to install 'cutting-edge' security technology

UK airports granted extensions to install ‘cutting-edge’ security technology

Some UK airports are to be given more time to install security technology that could spell an end to tiny toiletries, with serious financial penalties planned for those which fail to meet the new deadlines, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced today. First announced in 2018, the new scann...

TSA detects 6,737 firearms at airport security checkpoints in 2023

During 2023, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted a total of 6,737 firearms at airport security checkpoints, preventing them from getting into the secure areas of the airport and onboard aircraft. Approximately 93% of these firearms were loaded. This total surpasses the pr...

Liberty Defense Commences Beta Testing at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd., a provider of detection solutions for concealed weapons and threats, has announced that beta testing with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (Pearson) has commenced November 1, 2022, and will continue for a period...

Airports are building more resilient security infrastructure

Airport authorities have been building more resilient security infrastructure that is able to monitor a large number of passenger movements as security threat is rising with new data driven technologies and significant passenger growth, experts and officials said at the Airport Security conference a...

Airport Security technology goes notches up as passenger traffic soars globally

Airport Security technology goes notches up as passenger traffic soars globally

Airports are investing billions of dollars in upgrading and expanding their safety and security systems to ensure an effective and hassle-free management of passengers flow and cargo movements as they continue their upward curve globally.  Airport Security has been changing diametrically as the f...

New ‘super-sensitive’ passenger scanner to be trialled at Cardiff Airport

New ‘super-sensitive’ passenger scanner to be trialled at Cardiff Airport

A 'super-sensitive' walk-through passenger scanner that reportedly reveals hidden security threats is being trialled from today (4 December) until Friday (7 December) at Cardiff Airport. The scanner uses space technology to image human body heat, is the result of a collaboration between scientist...

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