Articles Tagged: “Passenger Screening”

Frequent flyers offered security fast track at Heathrow

Security & Facilitation // Aug 2013 // Comments Off

Frequent flyers offered security fast track at Heathrow

oneworld’s top-tier frequent flyers can now make use of fast track lanes at Heathrow Airport, reducing queuing times at the security checkpoint.  Read full article »


TSA extends PreCheck to non-frequent fliers

Security & Facilitation // Jul 2013 // Comments Off

TSA extends PreCheck to non-frequent fliers

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to make its PreCheck programme widely available at a cost of $85 per passenger. Read full article »


How infrared technology could transform the airport screening experience

Features, Security & Facilitation // Feb 2013 // 2 Comments

Could infrared video imaging be the solution to concerns over backscatter technology?

An innovative thermo-conductive infrared scanner that emits no radiation and protects the privacy of passengers recently completed a successful live test at Bristol Airport. The technology also integrates with identification and biometric devices – are we a step closer to the ‘checkpoint of the future?’

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Melbourne Airport rolls out body scanners

Security & Facilitation // Dec 2012 // Comments Off

Melbourne Airport rolls out body scanners

Melbourne Airport has adopted body-scanning technology that will screen travellers for both metallic and non-metallic items in measures to heighten airport security.

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Flybe CEO outlines ‘dream airport’ vision

Features // Nov 2012 // Comments Off

Flybe CEO outlines ‘dream airport’ vision

FTE caught up with Flybe CEO Jim French, who explained why more self-service options, less check-in desks and more security checkpoints would all play a part in his “dream airport”. Read full article »


Gatwick outlines passenger vision at special FTE Award celebration

Philadelphia adopts TSA PreCheck

Security & Facilitation // Sep 2012 // Comments Off

Philadelphia adopts TSA PreCheck

The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) expedited screening programme, PreCheck, has been extended to Philadelphia International Airport. Read full article »


Glasgow Airport MD Amanda McMillan said the new boarding pass scanners “will significantly reduce the amount of time passengers spend in the security hall, particularly during peak times”.

TSA rejects security scanners following trial

Security & Facilitation // Aug 2012 // Comments Off

TSA rejects security scanners following trial

The TSA has rejected four footwear scanning devices following a trial period, ending hopes of a significant change to the current airport security process in the near future. Read full article »


EU abandons lifting of LAGs restrictions

Security & Facilitation // Jul 2012 // Comments Off

EU abandons lifting of LAGs restrictions

The current security process for the screening of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) is to remain in place after the EU delayed the lifting of restrictions, which was scheduled for April 2013. Read full article »


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