MassPort Official: Airport Explosives Detectors Very Costly
- Profiling Encouraged. Fund, John H. // American Spectator;Oct2006, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p52
This article focuses on tight security measures being implemented in airports. One way is to prevent political correctness from trumping legitimate security needs. The British Department of Transport is talking with airport operators about better separating high-risk passengers from unlikely...
- Pilots and the Steak Sauce Threat. Abend, Les // Flying;Apr2011, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p80
In this article the author discusses the need to improve airline passenger security screening employed in various airports in the U.S. to effectively prevent against potential terrorist attacks.
- Passenger Profiling and Screening for Aviation Security in the Presence of Strategic Attackers. Cavusoglu, Huseyin; Kwark, Young; Mai, Bin; Raghunathan, Srinivasan // Decision Analysis;Mar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p63
Passenger profiling enables the Transportation Security Administration to target costly inspection effort toward passengers that have an incentive to attack. On the other hand, critics point out that attackers may game the profiler by manipulating their attributes and behavior, making the...
- Pre-Flight Screening. Wade, Jared // Risk Management (00355593);Feb2004, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p8
Reports on the introduction of the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening Program (CAPPS II), a pre-flight screening process for airports in the U.S. Relevance of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the development of CAPPS II; Features of CAPPS II; Arguments presented by the American...
- Passenger Security guidelines. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/22/2001-10/29/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p3
Lists airport security guidelines for passengers going to New York. Importance of reporting any abnormal behavior immediately; Understanding of airline carry-on restrictions.
- Northwest Airlines. // AirGuide Online.com;2/15/2010, p16
The article reports on the need to tighten security measures in airports to enhance security for every passenger.
- Anchorage Airport Security Agents Close Checkpoint After Discovering An Explosive Device. // AirGuide For the Frequent Flyer;3/3/2014, p40
The article reports on the decision of Alaska's Anchorage Airport security agents to close the lone security checkpoint on February 16, 2014 after discovering an explosive device at a passenger's carry-on bag.
- Automated Security Screening Has Limitations. // AirGuide Online.com;2/17/2014, p3
The article reports on the limitations in automated security screening at airports.
- Indian Airports On Lookout For Courier Packages. // AirGuide Online.com;3/29/2010, p2
The article reports on the need of airports across India to lookout for courier packages especially those wrapped in newspapers, magazines or plastic after a crude explosive device was found in the cargo hold of a Kingfisher Airlines airliner.