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Airport Security 2013 Speaker Preview: Petr Hloušek, Security Director, SeVáclav Havel Airport Prague

Posted: 12 June 2013 | Petr Hloušek, Security Director, Václav Havel Airport Prague

Air transport represents one of the fastest and most effective methods of transportation. However, with annual passenger growth, aircraft movements, new destinations and route expansions, the demand for security has grown. It is unlikely that the original aviation pioneers ever imagined an aircraft could, in the future, become the target of a terrorist attack or the subject of a hijacking. We learn from our mistakes, as the proverb goes, but with respect to security, it is not enough just to learn. We need to be proactive and come up with new preventative ideas.

Petr Hloušek, Security Director, Václav Havel Airport Prague

Petr Hloušek, Security Director, Václav Havel Airport Prague

Air transport represents one of the fastest and most effective methods of transportation. However, with annual passenger growth, aircraft movements, new destinations and route expansions, the demand for security has grown. It is unlikely that the original aviation pioneers ever imagined an aircraft could, in the future, become the target of a terrorist attack or the subject of a hijacking. We learn from our mistakes, as the proverb goes, but with respect to security, it is not enough just to learn. We need to be proactive and come up with new preventative ideas.

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