Tag: security

OSI Systems receives $16 Million award to upgrade airport security checkpoint lanes

OSI Systems, Inc. today announced that its Security division has been awarded a $16 million contract by an international airport to enhance its checkpoint security infrastructure. This checkpoint lane upgrade includes supplying advanced 920CT screening systems integrated with automated tray retur...

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

After being ranked ‘best performing UK airport for security queues’ by a recent Which? survey, London City Airport is set to offer an even better security experience, with the introduction of an all-CT scanner operation from April 2023 London City will be amongst the first UK airports to ...

London Southend Airport trial new cabin baggage screening equipment

London Southend Airport is trialling a new cabin baggage screening system to enhance the passenger journey. Where the equipment is being trialled, passengers will find they can leave liquids and laptops within their bags as they travel through security. This may also reduce contact arising from bagg...

WestJet welcomes Billy Nolen as Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality

WestJet today announced the appointment of Billy Nolen to the role of Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality. Billy will join WestJet on February 24, 2020.   Reporting to Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, Billy will be responsible for the strategic direction of all safety, secu...

An easyJet flight was delayed after a passenger boarded the wrong aircraft at Liverpool airport

An easyJet flight was delayed after a passenger boarded the wrong aircraft at Liverpool airport

An easyJet flight was delayed after it was discovered that a passenger managed to get on the wrong plane at Liverpool airport, sparking questions about security. The man was booked to fly to Belfast but boarded a flight to Jersey at John Lennon Airport at 7.40am Monday. Both easyJet and Liver...

Gatwick trialing boarding aircraft by seat number to avoid queues at the gate

Gatwick trialing boarding aircraft by seat number to avoid queues at the gate

During the two-month trial, large digital screens and staff will be placed at Gate 101 to show passengers the order to board.  A range of sequences will be trialled to test whether they make the process faster, more relaxing and, potentially, reduce the need for large numbers of passengers to ...

Airports Rise to Technology Challenge Posed by Drone Threats

Airports Rise to Technology Challenge Posed by Drone Threats

Airports worldwide are yet to find an industry wide solution to the costly challenges in protecting their operations from the threat of disruption from drone. Industry professionals got together to address the issue at the Drone Disruption Summit held in London on October 15. Delegates heard ho...

Gatwick security guards dispute suspended after improved pay offer

Gatwick security guards dispute suspended after improved pay offer

Strikes by security workers at London Gatwick Airport have been suspended after an improved pay offer was made. The 130 members of the Unite trade union, who are employed by ICTS (UK) to scan passengers’ luggage for explosive materials and other dangerous and prohibited materials, were due to ...

Ground services strike in the Netherlands to cause disruption to flights

Ground services strike in the Netherlands to cause disruption to flights

A security, cleaning and ground services staff strike over pay at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Airport tomorrow (29 May) will cause disruption to flight schedules. Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling normal operations will be affected tomorrow and also today when there is a public transportation stri...

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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