• Smiths Detection begins work on MoD supply and support deal

    On 27 March the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) selected Smiths Detection to deliver security screening equipment for airbases and other military facilities around the world. The value of the contract is undisclosed. The following checkpoint, hold baggage, and air freight screening technologies will

  • Brisbane leads in Australia with single-token biometric trial

    Air New Zealand and SITA are working with Brisbane Airport to conduct the first trial in Australia of single-token facial biometrics for passenger processing. In the SITA Smart Path trial, outbound passengers present their facial biometric details at a self-service check-in kiosk. The same token is

  • MorphoFACE makes its debut

    Safran Identity & Security unveiled its new solution for facial biometric acquisition and on-the-spot identity verification at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam on 14-16 March 2017. MorphoFACE combines facial image capture and matching in a single connected device, using

  • US electronic device ban hits Middle East and North Africa

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is banning passengers flying with nine airlines from 10 African and Middle Eastern international airports from bringing any electronic device larger than a mobile phone on board US-bound flights. In an announcement, the Department of Homeland

  • Morpho Detection inline HBS solutions make progress

    Morpho Detection has received orders for hold baggage screening (HBS) equipment from both sides of the Atlantic - and its CTX 9800 system has been approved for in-tote screening by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA placed orders worth more than USD40 million for upgrades

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  • Oman and Egypt turn to US consultancy

    Complex projects in the Middle East and North Africa entailed close support US-based construction and project consultancy Hill International is tapping into airport opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, company executives told Jane's. Hill has strong domestic experience, with a
  • SkyFusion enters second phase and broadens its geographical scope

    The second development phase of cloud-based aviation data platform SkyFusion will focus on Latin America, according to Brett Wells, IATA project manager on the joint project with Harris. This follows a successful beta trial in the Asia-Pacific region during the third quarter of 2016 that involved
  • Oshkosh powers up with new version of Striker 8x8

    Oshkosh Airport Products has upgraded its Striker 8x8 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicle with a more powerful engine and other new features. The new Striker 8x8 will go on public display for the first time on 27-29 April at the 2017 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in



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