London Gatwick Airport is another step closer to its goal of eliminating queues with the opening of a new state-of-the-art security area in the North Terminal.
At the 35th ACI EUROPE Aviation Security Committee meeting, Madrid, 14-15 April, an event that gathered almost 100 aviation security managers and experts from European airports and World Business Partners, ACI EUROPE unveiled the details of an all-new aviation security project that aims to support non-EU member airports with the enhancement of their security measures and eventually increase their chances of being accepted into the EU One-Stop Security agreement. Achmet EL Sarkaoui reports.
In the weeks and months following the terror attacks in Brussels, landside security at airports became a hot topic with a number of national governments and at EU level. ACI EUROPE issued a number of clarifying statements and secured the support of other organisations and institutions, in underlining how indiscriminate and public the attacks were.
Morpho Detection has launched a new remote management application – Remote Connect – for its latest generation Itemiser explosives trace detector. The Remote Connect networks Morpho Detection’s Itemiser 4DX ETD throughout an entire airport, meaning airports can realise true central station capabilities, including remote monitoring, programming, system maintenance and the seamless storing and retrieval of data.
When Oslo Airport’s new departures hall opens in April 2017 it will be equipped with 11 security lanes, increasing the total to 30 across the airport. The new lanes are described as “the first of their kind worldwide”, and are designed to significantly enhance the security check experience for passengers.