Security & Biometrics

Scanning hand luggage

Innovative technologies sought for aviation security

A £2 million competition, to help find new ways to protect air passengers, has been announced by the...

Sharm-el-Sheikh airport

British travel industry presses government on Sharm El Sheikh

More than 30 travel businesses have attended a meeting with the all-party parliamentary group on Egypt in the...

Cyprus airports transfer security operations

The Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications & Works and Hermes Airports have signed an agreement for the transfer...

Airport security area

Smooth passenger flow in a time of increased security 

Here, Adam Walsh, European business development executive at passenger journey specialist Tensator Group, looks at the growing challenges...

Princess Juliana installs eGates

Princess Juliana International Airport has completed the first stage of the modernisation program aiming at streamlining passenger flow...

X-ray of baggage

Baggage deadline

With an EU-wide deadline for upgrading hold baggage screening equipment fast approaching, airports are faced with yet more...

Edinburgh installs sensors at security lanes

Edinburgh airport is using sensors to gather data about passenger queue and flow. The information enables the airport...

'Cyber crime' button on computer keyboard

Mind the gap

Airports are major targets for cyber security breaches. Gary Mason reviews some of the trends that are driving...

Passenger flow engine launched at FTE in Las Vegas

Vision-Box has launched an open services platform built upon biometrics for passenger flow management usable by airports, airlines...

IATA and BIAL sign technology trial MOU

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...