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#Airport Security

# airport-security - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Dublin Airport outlines plan to deal with security delays during Easter break
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Dublin Airport outlines plan to deal with security delays during Easter break

Apr 6th 2022, 7:57 PM 31,212 Views 39 Comments

More than 100 new security staff have already been recruited to date this year, and a further 250 have been invited for an interview.

# airport-security - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

US-bound passengers on a number of airlines to face stricter security interviews from tomorrow
# Pre-check In
# Pre-check In

US-bound passengers on a number of airlines to face stricter security interviews from tomorrow

Oct 25th 2017, 10:52 PM 23,909 Views 63 Comments

Carriers affected include Norwegian Air, Air France and Lufthansa.

# airport-security - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man found guilty of trying to smuggle pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight
# Manchester
# Manchester

Man found guilty of trying to smuggle pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight

Aug 8th 2017, 8:28 PM 37,638 Views 48 Comments

In January, Nadeem Muhammed tried to carry a bomb onto a Ryanair plane at Manchester Airport.

# airport-security - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

Jul 27th 2017, 5:35 PM 25,002 Views 29 Comments

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

# airport-security - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

US announces tougher airline security rules - but no laptop ban for now
# Trans-atlantic
# Trans-atlantic

US announces tougher airline security rules - but no laptop ban for now

Jun 28th 2017, 10:51 PM 14,200 Views 23 Comments

“We are raising the bar globally” for security standards, said one senior official.

# airport-security - Monday 12 September, 2016

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks
# Pre-clearance
# Pre-clearance

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

Sep 12th 2016, 7:20 PM 16,797 Views 16 Comments

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# airport-security - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview
# Airport Security
From The42
# Airport Security

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview

Feb 17th 2016, 2:32 PM 6,353 Views 8 Comments

Germany international Dennis Aogo was flying to Ukraine for a Europa League clash.

# airport-security - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Flying to the States? Be wary - US airport security is worryingly awful...
# Insecure Much
# Insecure Much

Flying to the States? Be wary - US airport security is worryingly awful...

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 30,710 Views 31 Comments

A recent internal investigation found US security procedures failing routine weapons security tests in 96% of cases.

# airport-security - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

This little Chihuahua was found by airport security after sneaking into its owner's suitcase
# Sneaky Pup
From The Daily Edge
# Sneaky Pup

This little Chihuahua was found by airport security after sneaking into its owner's suitcase

Mar 10th 2015, 8:27 AM 2,218 Views 3 Comments

A likely story.

# airport-security - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Why is airport security different around the world?
# Security Concerns
# Security Concerns

Why is airport security different around the world?

Sep 28th 2014, 6:30 PM 23,542 Views 60 Comments

Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?

# airport-security - Thursday 3 July, 2014

UK tightens airport security after US warning, Dublin Airport says it's business as usual
# Pat Down
# Pat Down

UK tightens airport security after US warning, Dublin Airport says it's business as usual

Jul 3rd 2014, 1:08 PM 21,524 Views 109 Comments

The US says there are concerns terror groups have developed new non-traceable explosives.

# airport-security - Monday 3 February, 2014

The 9 absolute worst people in the airport security queue
# Security Screaming
From The Daily Edge
# Security Screaming

The 9 absolute worst people in the airport security queue

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 57,886 Views 63 Comments

AKA hell on earth.

# airport-security - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?

Mar 6th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,218 Views 64 Comments

From next month, pocket knives with blades of up to six centimetres are to be allowed on flights in the US.

# airport-security - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Dublin to be studied in its capacity as a 'smart city'
# Smart Cities
# Smart Cities

Dublin to be studied in its capacity as a 'smart city'

Jan 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,774 Views 11 Comments

€2.3m grant will fund five years of research into how technology influences life in the capital.

# airport-security - Sunday 19 August, 2012

In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?
# TSA
# TSA

In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?

Aug 19th 2012, 2:44 PM 16,352 Views 15 Comments

Well, for a start, some grenades, guns and knife-combs.

# airport-security - Monday 30 July, 2012

Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry
# Security
# Security

Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry

Jul 30th 2012, 12:12 PM 1,865 Views 4 Comments

European Commission says it will propose legislation to standardise the certification of airport screening technology.

# airport-security - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Explainer: How will airport security fight terrorist threats in the future?
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Explainer: How will airport security fight terrorist threats in the future?

May 20th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,035 Views 12 Comments

Infra-red scanners, behavioural profiling: what will terrorists of the future be up against? And will it work?

# airport-security - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Some passengers face extra security checks flying from Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Some passengers face extra security checks flying from Dublin Airport

May 16th 2012, 8:46 PM 7,138 Views 28 Comments

The chair of the Civil Aviation Security committee confirmed new measures would be put in place after an audit found faults.

# airport-security - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

'Two months' to rectify security problems at Dublin Airport - DAA
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

'Two months' to rectify security problems at Dublin Airport - DAA

May 15th 2012, 9:44 AM 2,631 Views 6 Comments

Two security issues have arisen at Dublin Airport as a result of a recent EU audit, the Dublin Airport Authority has said today.

# airport-security - Friday 4 May, 2012

Drugs smugglers leave bag on airport carousel
# Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Fail

Drugs smugglers leave bag on airport carousel

May 4th 2012, 8:45 PM 1,520 Views 0 Comments

“What did we forget?”…

# airport-security - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down

Mar 25th 2012, 4:04 PM 10,348 Views 25 Comments

Oklahoma officers were videoed pulling the man by his legs as he lay face-down on the floor.

# airport-security - Monday 23 January, 2012

Son of US presidential hopeful Ron Paul detained at airport
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Son of US presidential hopeful Ron Paul detained at airport

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:33 PM 7,304 Views 24 Comments

Rand Paul refused to accept a pat-down search from security officials.

# airport-security - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Daggers found hidden in hollowed-out book at US airport
# Daggers
# Daggers

Daggers found hidden in hollowed-out book at US airport

Dec 21st 2011, 9:25 AM 2,754 Views 12 Comments

TSA officials found the weapons concealed in a passenger’s book at a Washington airport.

# airport-security - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Four arrested over airport cigarette seizure
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Four arrested over airport cigarette seizure

Nov 15th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,061 Views 4 Comments

Three men and a woman from Poland have been remanded in custody for a week over the 53,860 cigarettes found at Dublin Airport.

# airport-security - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

US airport security leave lewd note in woman's luggage
# Ooh Eer
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh Eer

US airport security leave lewd note in woman's luggage

Oct 25th 2011, 7:23 PM 1,156 Views 0 Comments

A blogger travelling from New Jersey to Dublin was shocked to find a note left in her luggage by airport security staff, urging her to get her “freak on”.

# airport-security - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Man boards US flight with invalid airline pass
# US
# US

Man boards US flight with invalid airline pass

Jun 30th 2011, 5:25 PM 850 Views 15 Comments

US authorities say that when arrested, the Nigeran man had more than ten other expired boarding passes belonging to other people in his bag.

# airport-security - Friday 27 August, 2010

Drugged tiger cub found in woman’s luggage
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Drugged tiger cub found in woman’s luggage

Aug 27th 2010, 2:16 PM 282 Views 0 Comments

Bangkok airport police make unusual discovery.

# airport-security - Thursday 5 August, 2010

US authorities admit to storing body scan images
# Body Scans
# Body Scans

US authorities admit to storing body scan images

Aug 5th 2010, 9:16 PM 385 Views 0 Comments

Plans to roll out body scanners in all major American airports are announced – as it’s revealed that tens of thousands of intimate images have been recorded and stored.