Airport Security

Malaysian Airlines MH370 – Still Missing

The missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777. 

  If you are in the commercial aviation industry, there really is only one news story this week. One week after the baffling disappearance of … More ››

Call for More Border Agency Collaboration

Passport Scan

The Biometrics Institute, the independent and international impartial body representing the users, vendors and researchers of biometrics is calling for closer collaboration between border agencies … More ››

New EU Regulations for Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

Caption: A Morpho XRD liquid explosives detection scanner.

  The new European rules (EU)* rules for air passengers carrying liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) take effect today, January 31.  They were introduced as … More ››

Miami Airport Raises Money for TSA Officer’s Family


Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T González has presented Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials with more than $15,000 in donations raised at Miami International Airport (MIA) … More ››

Expedited PreCheck Introduced at Tucson

TUCSON precheck (2)

Airline passengers can now take advantage of expedited PreCheck screening lanes at Tucson International Airport (TIA) that does not require them to take off their … More ››

Morpho Detection Awarded $10M Contract for Next-Gen Checked Baggage EDS Development

Morpho Detection's CTX 9800 EDS

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, Inc, has announced it has received a contract valued at approximately $10 million from the US Department of … More ››

inter airport Europe 2013 opens its doors in Munich


The world’s leading international exhibition for airport equipment, technology, design & services, inter airport Europe 2013, is underway at the Trade Fair Centre in Munich, … More ››

Smiths Detection Launches new Airport Dual-view X-ray System

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040-2is

Smiths Detection has launches a dual-view X-ray inspection system, the HI-SCAN 6040-2is, for automatic explosive detection at security checkpoints where bags and personal belongings are … More ››

MIA Selected for CBP Pilot Programme

Miami CBP

  Miami International Airport (MIA), USA, will receive additional staffing hours from US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in their passport control facilities through a … More ››

Morse Watchmans Key Control Deployed at Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor, home to the AAAE 2012 annual gathering, is riding high on a combination of good passenger figures and extensive improvement programmes.  (PHX)

  Key control systems from Morse Watchmans are in place at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to maintain strict security procedures for the safekeeping and … More ››