A safe and efficient security process will be a vital component of the airport of 2020, but in order to improve the current model, a number of key issues must be addressed. Two of this year’s ACI Airport Exchange Security Summit speakers – Ahmad Bukallah, Director Operations, Department of Civil Aviation at Sharjah International Airport & Chair of the ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Aviation Security Committee, and Alan Tan, Vice President, Aviation Security, Changi Airport Group – share their views.
Today, the EASA Airport Section is eager to inform the airport industry about the latest developments and future steps in the aerodrome rulemaking process.
The perennial security topics of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) and security scanners continue to see discussion in Brussels and beyond. With the April 2013 timeline for the lifting of the ban on LAGs at a key stage of review, some crucial decisions will be made between now and the autumn. Robert O’Meara reports.
Making use of the latest in biometric technology and self-service, the new South Terminal Security product at London Gatwick Airport provides an insight into next generation airport security. Ryan Ghee reports.
Aviation security policy, in particular airport security continues to be THE subject that has changed passenger perception of air travel. 2011 has been a banner year with legislation recently adopted for the inclusion of Security Scanners as an alternative means of screening; studies on the implications of full removal of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) restrictions in 2013 and a High Level Conference on ‘Protecting Civil Aviation Against Terrorism’ which took place in Brussels on 27 September. Ross Falconer & Robert O’Meara report.