Category Archives: Security

Bristol Airport Opens Refurbished Arrivals Area

Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes ten of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened by the UK’s Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis, on … More ››

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New eGate Installation for Iceland’s Keflavik Airport

The first automated border control systems (eGates) have been declared operational at Keflavik Airport. The first control unit, equipped with six gates for passengers to … More ››

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‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

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Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

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Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

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Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››

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Prague Airport Enhances Checked Bag Explosives Checks

Prague Airport (IATA: PRG) has announced it is to introduce swab checks for trace elements of explosives inside hold baggage. As a result, from May … More ››

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London Luton Airport Announces new Security Planning System

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a new contract with Copenhagen Optimization (CopOpt) to introduce its Better Security platform, in order to improve the efficiency … More ››

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Stansted: Planning Permission Granted for Arrivals Building

London Stansted Airport has received planning permission from Uttlesford District Council for a new £130 million arrivals building that will enhance the passenger experience and … More ››

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More Automatic-Electronic Gates at Larnaca International Airport

Hermes Airports, operator of Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus, has announced the expansion of its auto-electronic gates system. Overall, seven electronic gates are now in operation, … More ››

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