Security http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en Biometrics key to improving airport experience http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience <div class="field-deck"> Facial and fingerprint recognition is moving from the lab to airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More accurate biometric tools are coming online that could enhance border control and air-travel safety, while helping passengers get through airports quicker and with fewer security and airline staff required.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience#comments Security Safety ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257141 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue Qatar eases visa requirements for 80 nations http://atwonline.com/security/qatar-eases-visa-requirements-80-nations <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar, embroiled in a diplomatic stand-off with four Middle East nations that have seen severe restrictions on its access to neighboring airspace, has waived entry visa requirements for 80 nations.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/qatar-eases-visa-requirements-80-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/qatar-eases-visa-requirements-80-nations#comments Security Daily News Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:06:00 +0000 256501 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Biometric facial recognition comes to Las Vegas, Houston airports http://atwonline.com/security/biometric-facial-recognition-comes-las-vegas-houston-airports <div class="node-body article-body">US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continued its federally mandated implementation of facial recognition biometric exit technology at US airports this week with new deployments at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Houston’s William P. Hobby International Airport (HOU). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/biometric-facial-recognition-comes-las-vegas-houston-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/biometric-facial-recognition-comes-las-vegas-houston-airports#comments Security Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:34:00 +0000 256211 at http://atwonline.com Australia considering US-style airport security after foiled bomb plot http://atwonline.com/security/australia-considering-us-style-airport-security-after-foiled-bomb-plot <div class="node-body article-body">Australian government officials are considering implementing US-style airport security restrictions and procedures in the wake of the foiled terrorist plot to bring down an Etihad Airways flight originating from Sydney International Airport July 15. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/australia-considering-us-style-airport-security-after-foiled-bomb-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/australia-considering-us-style-airport-security-after-foiled-bomb-plot#comments Security Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:28:00 +0000 255991 at http://atwonline.com <p>Police guard the passenger security check area at Sydney International Airport July 30, after a device was apparently found in police raids conducted in Sydney July 29.</p> Getty Images/Brook Mitchell TSA to enforce large PED screening at all US airports http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-enforce-large-ped-screening-all-us-airports <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) revised its security screening procedures for personal electronics devices (PEDs) July 26, requiring all PEDs larger than a cellphone to now be placed in separate bins for X-ray screening. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-enforce-large-ped-screening-all-us-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-enforce-large-ped-screening-all-us-airports#comments Security Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:04:00 +0000 255341 at http://atwonline.com A4E: Security measures causing flight delays at European airports http://atwonline.com/security/a4e-security-measures-causing-flight-delays-european-airports <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of more stringent European Union (EU) immigration checks and under-staffing at border control points is causing flight delays across the continent, according to industry group Airlines For Europe (A4E).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/a4e-security-measures-causing-flight-delays-european-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/a4e-security-measures-causing-flight-delays-european-airports#comments Airlines Security Daily News Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:55:00 +0000 255331 at http://atwonline.com UK lifts electronics ban for one Turkish airport http://atwonline.com/security/uk-lifts-electronics-ban-one-turkish-airport <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government has lifted its restrictions on electronic goods traveling in the cabin on flights originating from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. But restrictions remain in place on flights from other Turkish airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/uk-lifts-electronics-ban-one-turkish-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/uk-lifts-electronics-ban-one-turkish-airport#comments Security Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:16:00 +0000 255261 at http://atwonline.com Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport DHS’ John Kelly: Intel plus test of explosive PED led to laptop ban http://atwonline.com/security/dhs-john-kelly-intel-plus-test-explosive-ped-led-laptop-ban <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), working with US intelligence experts, built a large personal electronic device (PED) laden with explosives and tested it “on a real airplane, on the ground [and] pressurized,” US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary John Kelly said last week at a security forum event in Aspen, Colorado. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/dhs-john-kelly-intel-plus-test-explosive-ped-led-laptop-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/dhs-john-kelly-intel-plus-test-explosive-ped-led-laptop-ban#comments Security Daily News Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:07:00 +0000 254801 at http://atwonline.com <p>US Department of Homeland Security&nbsp;secretary John Kelly</p> ATW screenshot <p>US Department of Homeland Security&nbsp;secretary John Kelly</p> DHS New US security rules are a win for common sense http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense <div class="node-body blog-body">The US government’s new security rules for all international flights bound for the US came into effect last week. I experienced them first hand at Auckland airport and, if that experience proves typical, this is a win for safety and for common sense.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense#comments Security Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:34:00 +0000 254731 at http://atwonline.com US removes all PED restrictions on all US-bound flights http://atwonline.com/security/us-removes-all-ped-restrictions-all-us-bound-flights <div class="node-body article-body">All personal electronic device (PED) restrictions for flights to the US have been lifted by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which said airlines and airports around the world are complying with new security requirements for all US-bound flights. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/us-removes-all-ped-restrictions-all-us-bound-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/us-removes-all-ped-restrictions-all-us-bound-flights#comments Security Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:42:00 +0000 254711 at http://atwonline.com Lauren Hurley/PA Images via Getty Images