Arab alliance destroys Al Houthi UAVs, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Saudi-led alliance said it intercepted and destroyed early Thursday eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and three ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s All Houthis towards Saudi Arabia amid an upsurge of the Iran-aligned rebels’ attacks. On Monday, the alliance Read More …

Guyana: $400M screening equipment commissioned at CJIA

Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill on Saturday commissioned over $400M worth of screening equipment at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) at Timehri, East Bank Demerara. These pieces of equipment have built-in state-of-the-art technologies and were funded by the Read More …

Virginia: VSP K9s specializing in explosive detection complete training at airport

Five cute K9s completed training at a Virginia airport on Wednesday. In a social media post, Virginia State Police said “We regret to inform you there will be no peanut butter biscuits available from the snack cart today, your dedicated Read More …

Sarajevo International Airport has issued a public call for the procurement of an explosive detection system

As stated in the tender documentation, the value of the procurement is 6.38 million KM, and the contract will be awarded to the bidder who submits the best evaluated acceptable bid. Bids in which the delivery deadline is longer than Read More …

Sri Lanka to deploy trained canines in strengthening airport security

Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Authority on Friday said that 20 trained canines will be deployed at the country’s main Bandaranaike International Airport to help detect drugs and explosives, local media reported. The dogs have been trained to easily identify explosives Read More …

TSA seeks enhanced screening capabilities for air cargo

Federal regulators want to improve industry’s ability to perform air cargo security checks and explosives detection technology to help meet forthcoming international requirements for screening 100% of export freight on all-cargo aircraft, the Transportation Security Administration’s air cargo chief said Read More …

UK: Southend Airport to stop removal of liquids and laptops from hand luggage

Southend Airport is set to become the country’s first airport to stop making passengers remove liquids and laptops thanks to new X-Ray machine technology. The growing airport will next month abandon the practice of asking passengers to remove liquids and Read More …

IATA Launches Aviation Security Intelligence Portal

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the Security Risk Intelligence Portal (SRIP)—an incident reporting tool to help airlines mitigate and manage security risks. The portal also includes the latest state and airport restrictions and requirements imposed as Read More …

Could Airbus’s ‘E-Nose’ Put Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Out a Job?

If you’ve ever boarded an airplane for an international flight, you’ve likely come into direct contact with a very cute but very formidable bomb-sniffing dog. Once you’re on the airplane, though, the pooches aren’t typically along for the ride, meaning Read More …