Security

Checkpoint Insight Tool: facilitating effective, measurable and successful change in security checkpoints

Checkpoint Insight Tool: facilitating effective, measurable and successful change in security checkpoints

Point FWD has been developing and using its Security Checkpoint Insight Tool for over five years in its consultancy work for clients worldwide. It is now sharing this approach, in the form of an Android application, with airports, OEMs and security operators, enabling them to do their own process measurements.

Smiths Detection launches ultraviolet light kits capable of killing 99.9% of microorganisms on baggage trays

Smiths Detection launches ultraviolet light kits capable of killing 99.9% of microorganisms on baggage trays

Smiths Detection has launched new ultraviolet light kits capable of destroying up to 99.9% of microorganisms present on baggage trays at the security checkpoint. Demonstrating heightened hygiene standards will be important as airports seek to restore the confidence of travellers and staff during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

NUCTECH donates over 1,000 items of PPE to UK

NUCTECH donates over 1,000 items of PPE to UK

NUCTECH has kindly donated over 1,000 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the UK, providing vital resources to help patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The much-needed face masks, goggles and gloves were sent to the UK via Airport Business.

Airport screening in a COVID-19 environment

Airport screening in a COVID-19 environment

The unique challenge posed by the security checkpoint in a COVID-19 environment is preserving security levels while accommodating new health and hygiene measures. By Richard Thompson, Global Market Director Aviation, Smiths Detection

Reinforcing the safety and security of the passenger journey

Reinforcing the safety and security of the passenger journey

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a long-lasting impact on all aspects of the travel experience, including airport security. Prof. Zhiqiang Chen from Tsinghua University, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, NUCTECH, explains to Ross Falconer how NUCTECH is responding with new technologies to help airports prepare for the post-COVID-19 era.