Airport Security News
The new full-body scanners will use millimetre wave technology to detect both metallic and non-metallic objects concealed under the clothes, inside body cavities or even organs
Passengers will have to shell out at least 15 per cent more for air fare after oil companies raised the price of Aviation Turbine Fuel by a record 16 per cent. ATF makes up half of the operational costs of airlines in India
The one-of-a-kind picture has gone viral, garnering thousands of likes and retweets
Sudhaa Chandran being made to take off prosthetic leg during airport security checks is no new, isolated incident
I have had a prosthetic leg for the past 11 years of my 29 year-long life, and unfortunately, I’ve been on the receiving end of discriminatory security practices at airports for a long, long time.
CISF personnel won't stamp boarding passes, says BCAS; airports asked to place enough CCTV cameras to record identity of passengers
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), said the CISF personnel would not be stamping any passenger's boarding pass anymore during the pre-embarkation security check (PESC) at airports
Coronavirus Outbreak: From keeping peace to sanitising public spaces, Central Armed Police Forces form backbone of lockdown
Along with the mammoth task of keeping about 135 crore population inside their homes, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are also exposed to the virus on a daily basis, as there have been cases reported from various states.
After the abrogation of Article 370, drastic changes in the security management systems in many airports have been introduced.
Security heightened across airports after Air India receives hijack threat; airlines and CISF to follow enhanced safety measures
Air India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, after which the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note.
Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlers
Raising concerns over the issue of safe baggage handling at airports, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday shared two videos of airport staff going through luggage.
Bengaluru airport to be country's first Aadhaar-enabled airport by December 2018; aims to speed up verification process
Looks like Bengaluru airport is all set to become the country's first Aadhaar-enabled airport by December 2018, after a two month pilot project starting in February next year
Flight operations were suspended for over half-an-hour at the international airport here on Sunday after a "drone-like object" was spotted in one of the runways
Major differences seem to have surfaced between the ministries of civil aviation, home and finance over who will bear the cost of providing security at airports, with one of them suggesting that the burden should be passed on to the passengers.
The good thing about sounding an alert at three Indian airports is in telling the public about it. The more the public knows, the higher is the safety factor; people become more cooperative if they are kept in the loop
Over 300 smart and high definition CCTV cameras have been deployed at these airports and the length of rollers at the baggage checking X-ray machines has been increased
On various aspects of the security force that guards the economic installations of the country, the CISF’s director-general, OP Singh, a 1983 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre spoke to Firstpost in an exclusive interview
Early this year, the government had ordered deployment of about 35 CISF personnel to guard Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Food and Herbal Park Private Limited in Haridwar.
SpiceJet's mix up in Kochi is not really a breach of security as airport security in India is already in a compromised state.
Condolences and tributes poured in for the victims of the Brussels terror attacks, with several world leaders speaking out against terror
Brussels terror attacks: Don't let IS have its way, heighten airport security to unprecedented levels
In Brussels, on Tuesday, terrorists set off explosions in an airport terminal, attacking our freedom to travel. The bomb, carried mostly likely by a fidayeen into a departure lounge, was aimed at people taking early morning trans-Atlantic flights
Robert Vadra, son in law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, continues to be officially exempt from security checks at airports, according to a right to information (RTI) response received from the government.