Airport Security


EgyptAir Flight Crashes into the Mediterranean Sea

May 19: EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris CDG to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The aircraft, an Airbus … More ››

Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

A man climbs out of the cockpit window of  the hijacked Egyptair Airbus A320 at Larnaca Airport in Larnaca, Cyprus, March 29, 2016     REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSCN3G

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or … More ››

Bristol Airport Reports Record Year

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Bristol Airport in the southwest of England has announced 6.76 million passengers used Bristol Airport in 2015, surpassing the total for the previous 12 months … More ››

Russia Says ‘Terror act’ Downed Airliner over Sinai Desert

Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail (R) listens to rescue workers as he looks at the remains of a Russian airliner after it crashed in central Sinai near El Arish city, north Egypt, October 31, 2015. The Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under the brand name Metrojet, carrying 224 passengers crashed into a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Saturday shortly after losing radar contact near cruising altitude, killing all aboard. (Photo: REUTERS)

Alexander Bortnikov, head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has said an act of terror brought down the Russian Metrojet Airbus A321 in the … More ››

UK – Sharm el-Sheikh Flights Halted

Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail (R) listens to rescue workers as he looks at the remains of a Russian airliner after it crashed in central Sinai near El Arish city, north Egypt, October 31, 2015. The Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under the brand name Metrojet, carrying 224 passengers crashed into a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Saturday shortly after losing radar contact near cruising altitude, killing all aboard. (REUTERS)

The British Government has suspended flights between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh amid fears that the Russian-owned Airbus A321 which crashed on October 31 … More ››

German Airports Select Morpho Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors

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Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho detection has announced a contract with the German Federal Police for 160 Itemiser 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD). Under … More ››

Mack Brooks Exhibitions Renews GATE inter airport Agreement

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At this year’s 20th anniversary edition of inter airport Europe, Mack Brooks Exhibitions has renewed the partnership agreement with GATE, German Airport Technology and Equipment. … More ››

Prague Airport Enhances Border Control Facilities

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The Czech border police has expanding the EasyGO project at Prague’s Václav Havel airport by adding an additional ten eGates. After implementing the first automated … More ››

New Passenger Screening Checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom

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A new passenger screening checkpoint is now open at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, USA. The new checkpoint opened on July 1, 2015, with four security lanes … More ››

Stockholm Arlanda Airport Selected for US Preclearance

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Stockholm Arlanda Airport has been selected by US Customs and Border Protection (US CBP) as one of ten airports in the world to introduce so-called … More ››