Category Archives: Security

EgyptAir Flight Crashes into the Mediterranean Sea

May 19: EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris CDG to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The aircraft, an Airbus … More ››

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Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or … More ››

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ICAO and ACI to Enhance Cooperation on Airport Security

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) have announced a new agreement aimed at reinforcing cooperation on airport security. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will … More ››

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Bristol Airport Reports Record Year

Bristol Airport in the southwest of England has announced 6.76 million passengers used Bristol Airport in 2015, surpassing the total for the previous 12 months … More ››

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Egypt Completes Preliminary Metrojet Report

The Egyptian authorities have announced the completion of the preliminary report into the loss of the Metrojet airliner which crashed in the Sinai desert on … More ››

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Russia Says ‘Terror act’ Downed Airliner over Sinai Desert

Alexander Bortnikov, head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has said an act of terror brought down the Russian Metrojet Airbus A321 in the … More ››

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UK – Sharm el-Sheikh Flights Halted

The British Government has suspended flights between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh amid fears that the Russian-owned Airbus A321 which crashed on October 31 … More ››

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IATA CEO calls for deeper partnership to improve passenger experience

Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General and CEO has called for a deeper partnership with governments to improve the passenger experience of security and facilitation processes. … More ››

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German Airports Select Morpho Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho detection has announced a contract with the German Federal Police for 160 Itemiser 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD). Under … More ››

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Mack Brooks Exhibitions Renews GATE inter airport Agreement

At this year’s 20th anniversary edition of inter airport Europe, Mack Brooks Exhibitions has renewed the partnership agreement with GATE, German Airport Technology and Equipment. … More ››

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