Category Archives: Security

Nadeem Muhammad Guilty of Ryanair Pipe Bomb Attempt

A 43-year old man has been found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or property. Prosecutors at Manchester Crown Court, UK, said … More ››

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Border Checks Lead to European Passengers Experiencing Huge Delays

Thousands of flights have been delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks. Many passengers have missed their flights … More ››

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Faro Airport Opens Extended Terminal Building

On July 17 Faro Airport opened its newly extended and refurbished terminal building which offers larger public and operational areas and an enhanced retail space. … More ››

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Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

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US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

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Milestone for Toulouse-Blagnac Airport Terminal Expansion

The Toulouse-Blagnac Airport’s shareholders met on Wednesday June 28 to lay the foundation stone for the facility’s expansion project. Work to extend the terminal began … More ››

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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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