Airport Security

Leidos boosts Sofia screening systems

Airport security specialist Leidos is to modernise the hold baggage screening systems at Sofia Internal Airport in Bulgaria

Smiths Detection sells 1,000th 3D X-ray scanner

Smiths Detection has achieved the 1,000th sale of its HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanner.

Smiths Detection to integrate AI tech into X-ray scanners

Smiths Detection plans to work with Neural Guard, a provider of artificial intelligence-based automatic detection algorithms, to integrate its threat recognition software into its scanning equipment.

Brad Buswell, senior vice-president and operations manager, Leidos Feature Premium

Industry opinion: Brad Buswell, Leidos

Brad Buswell of Leidos shares his thoughts on security checkpoints and where technology is headed in the future

Bruker explosives detectors head to Zurich

Flughafen Zürich has ordered 60 Bruker DE-tector flex explosives and narcotics trace detectors  to strengthen security at Switzerland’s busiest airport

Telos wins TSA PreCheck contract

The TSA is to expand its TSA PreCheck programme, with Telos Corporation now offering the enrolment services at ten US airports

LBA opts for Leidos security solutions

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) will install a number of Leidos solutions as part of a drive to modernise the UK airport’s security checkpoints

TSA seizes 3k firearms in six months

The US’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted 3,251 firearms at airport security checkpoints during the six months to June 30

Smiths wins Edinburgh scanner contract

Smiths Detection has been awarded the contract to provide Edinburgh Airport with eight state-of-the-art passenger check-in baggage scanners

Colorado Springs kicks off TSA project

Colorado Springs Airport (COS) has begun an expansion and remodel of its Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security queuing area

Airport leaders urge operators to prepare

Participants at the recent Global Airport Leaders’ Forum have urged operators to plan for the future of aviation security by embracing new technologies

Dogs undertake lithium battery searches

Qatar Airways Cargo and its ground handler Hactl have begun using technical detection dogs to sniff out hidden lithium batteries in air cargo