Category Archives: Security

‘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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US and UK ban Electronic Items in Cabin Baggage on Some Inbound Flights

The US and UK authorities are banning electrical items larger than smartphones from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East, North … More ››

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New Checkpoint Facilities for San Diego Airport

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board has voted to move forward construction of a new Federal Inspection Services facility (to house Customs and … More ››

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