Learning from Airport Actions
- something to declare. Osment, Craig // Australian Table;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p176
Reflects on the inspection conducted at Australian airports for security purposes.
- First Air Cargo Security Summit a Success. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2010, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p20
The article reports on the move of the Global Trade and Commerce Association to host the first Air Cargo Security Summit to provide safety education to cargo aboard commercial airlines in the U.S. on August 3, 2010.
- Spread Your Legs, and Smile! Tharoor, Shashi // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);10/11/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 15, p10
Offers a look at airport security measures in the United States as of October 2004. Statement that the security measures are embarrassing, such as frisking and the removal of shoes; Problems with theft during baggage checking; Reference to a mother who was ordered to drink some breast milk she...
- Taking Off Your Shoes. Quindlen, Anna // Newsweek;11/13/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 20, p80
The article offers observations on airline security and its inconveniences. The author tells anecdotes about carry-on liquids being confiscated (or not) or airport check-in, security failures, government shortcomings and waste of money, and the questionable actions and budget of the U.S....
- The Realities of Travel Security. Greenberg, Peter // Travel Agent;6/5/2006, Vol. 325 Issue 9, p48
The article discusses the loopholes of several securities implemented in airports and airlines in the U.S. X-ray machines used in screening the shoes of passengers have no ability to detect plastic explosives. Concern was raised on the criteria being used for background checks on Registered...
- Lawrence Livermore Tackles Tricky Issue of Cargo Screening. // Air Safety Week;6/26/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 26, p1
Focuses on an air-cargo screening program to be implemented by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory at San Francisco International Airport. Security systems to be used in the program; Goal of the program; Overview of the program.
- REGISTERED TRAVELER: Faster frequent flying, and perhaps help elsewhere. HOGAN, HANK // HS Today;Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p23
The article discusses the Registered Traveler Program which is a public/private partnership in the U.S. Accordingly, the program aims to identify passengers who are a minimal security risk, provide them with a smartcard credential and allow them access to a reserved security lane at the airport....
- Europe's Plan for Hijacking the Hijackers. // Air Safety Week;7/31/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p1
Reports on the efforts of the International Aviation Safety Association to develop the RoboLander air security device. Features of the device; Concept and principles underlying the security device; Budget allocated for the development of the device.
- CHECKED BAGGAGE SCREENING SYSTEM. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/22/2005, Vol. 163 Issue 8, p84
The article presents information about General Electric InVision Inc.'s CTX 9000DSi Explosives Detection System (EDS). The EDS is an in-line checked baggage screening system designed for integrated airport installations. In-line baggage screening systems use machines installed on a...