Security & Biometrics

Baggage screening first for Cochin International

India’s Cochin International Airport has deployed four high-speed hold baggage explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen all passenger...

Isavia moves ID vetting process online

Iceland’s airport operator Isavia has upgraded its ID pass management process at Keflavik International Airport by going paperless...

DHS launches Trusted Traveller comparison tool

The US Department of Homeland Security has launched a Trusted Traveller comparison tool that helps applicants find the...

Schiphol increases number of security staff

Royal Schiphol Group is increasing the number of additional security staff to reduce waiting times at security checkpoints...

Facial recognition

Walk on by

Free flowing passenger security border and immigration systems, whereby identities are checked on the move without the need...

London Luton Airport to adopt new security planning system

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a new contract with Copenhagen Optimization (CopOpt) to introduce its Better Security...

New York airport opens automated screening lanes

A new 19-lane modern checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport’s (EWR) Terminal C has been opened this week....

UK MoD selects Smiths Detection for airport security contract

Smiths Detection has been awarded a new, multi-million pound contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide...

Companies launch airport self service offering at PTE

Gemalto and IER have launched Fly to Gate, an end-to-end self-service for passengers designed to provide secure biometric...

Laptop ban: a crisis of trust in airport security

By Gary Mason Editor, Airport Focus No one in the aviation industry is going to sensibly argue against...