Airport Security

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

TSA issues $128m CAT contract

The United States' Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Idemia Identity and Security USA a $128m contract

Oakland trials employee screening solution

The Port of Oakland is to trial the use of the Hexwave walkthrough security detection portal in its airport employee screening process

Smiths screening tech installed at Fiumicino

Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX advanced carry-on baggage screening technology has been installed at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport

Floripa chooses Genetec security platform

Hercílio Luz International Airport in Florianópolis (Floripa) is to install Security Center, a unified security platform created by Quebec-based Genetec

Smiths solution wins anti- terrorism designation

Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX passenger checkpoint CT screening system has received US Department of Homeland Security designation

London City rolls out CT scanners

London City Airport (LCY) will have four new computed tomography (CT) lanes available for passengers ahead of this week’s Easter getaway

TSA to federalise JAC security operations

The United States’ Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun preparations to federalise security screening at Jackson Hole Airport

PHL upgrades video surveillance

Philadelphia International Airport is conducting a full upgrade to its video management system and the associated network infrastructure

Smiths and GRASP join forces

Smiths Detection is to collaborate with the Netherlands’ GRASP Innovations, a solutions provider for aviation security optimisation