Category Archives: Security

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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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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