Airport Security


Faro Airport Opens Extended Terminal Building

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On July 17 Faro Airport opened its newly extended and refurbished terminal building which offers larger public and operational areas and an enhanced retail space. … More ››

Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have lifted the ban on electrical items being carried in the cabin of US-bound flights  operated by Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.  (Photo: Airbus)

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

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On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

Milestone for Toulouse-Blagnac Airport Terminal Expansion

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The Toulouse-Blagnac Airport’s shareholders met on Wednesday June 28 to lay the foundation stone for the facility’s expansion project. Work to extend the terminal began … More ››

Bristol Airport Opens Refurbished Arrivals Area

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Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes ten of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened by the UK’s Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis, on … More ››

New eGate Installation for Iceland’s Keflavik Airport

New border control eGates have been introduced at Keflavik Airport.  (KEF)

The first automated border control systems (eGates) have been declared operational at Keflavik Airport. The first control unit, equipped with six gates for passengers to … More ››

‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

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The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

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Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

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Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

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The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››