Despite often being seen as an inconvenience and the reason for longer journey times, José Luis Nieto, Head of the Security Division at Aena, discusses the importance of airport security in ensuring safe travel and limiting the number of industry-changing security issues.
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As new security threats impose themselves on airport systems – including drones, insider threats, cyber-hackers and planned acts of terrorism – International Airport Review spoke to three individuals involved in the security sector to explore their views of airport security, their visions for the future, and the advice they can…
NCSC reveals that a fake email address from an unnamed UK airport was used to try and scam more than 200,000 people.
ICAO highlights the necessity of advanced passenger information and passenger name record in a bid to limit the movement of potentially dangerous people.
A drunk passenger on Aeroflot flight to Moscow attempted to divert the plane to Afghanistan, but how does this happen in an age of such tight security measures?
ICAO Aviation Security Week forges important progress on coordinating responses to terrorist mobility and emerging threats.
6 September 2018 | By Airport IT & Security 2018
This webinar focuses on what airports should do to optimise cyber security in the entire airport and bring together perspectives from IT, security and building control to break down the barriers between airport departments to fully combat cyber terrorism.
Biometrics prove that the fuss really was worth it as an impostor is apprehended at Washington Dulles International Airport.
The TSA operation 'Quiet Skies' has been revealed by local US media and shows the level of screening that officials have been conducting on passengers.
According to the accelerator body, current processes are effective in detecting threats but they can be laborious and time consuming which can impact the functioning and smooth operation of airports.
As the civil aviation industry continues to deal with the threat of terrorist attacks, Roni Tidhar, Head of International Consulting - Security and Safety, Ben-Gurion Airport, Commerce and Business Development Division, Israel Airports Authority (IAA), explores some key factors that every airport director or manager must address and preferably take…
To keep up with rapid growth, the airport on Canada's eastern coast has been given the go ahead on an expansion that will increase its terminal size by 50 per cent.
The dogs have undertaken a rigorous new training programme set out by the UK Government to prepare them for cargo screening.
ICAO Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, have taken steps together to bolster global efforts targeting international terrorism and transnational crime.
A security robot that its creators claim reads the pulse rates of passers by as well as scanning them for forbidden objects has just rolled out at Hamad International Airport.