Aviation security

Air Partner launches Tour Protect COVID-19 travel protection programme for the touring music and entertainment sector

Following a successful US launch, global aviation services group Air Partner launches Tour Protect in the UK, the first COVID-19 travel protection programme for the touring music and entertainment sector. As ‘Freedom Day’ looms fast on the 19th of July, the music and entertainment industries are gearing up for everyone’s safe return to stadiums, arenas and clubs. Despite the exciting prospect of enjoying life free of restrictions, living with COVID-19 ensures safety will remai...

Driven by substantial contributions to society, Securitas reaches Prime level with AAA net impact rating

Securitas, an intelligent protective services partner, is awarded a net impact rating of AAA (Prime level) by the Upright Project. The Upright net impact model uses artificial intelligence to go through a database of millions of scientific articles and public statistical databases measuring the net impact of companies on the world. The AAA rating is the highest rating possible and puts Securitas within the top 3% of rated companies. Upright net impact model The Upright net impact model relies...

Redline continues to receive new security contracts from airport customers to provide digital Security Management System

Redline, an Air Partner company and a provider of global security solutions, continues to win business with airport customers as they scale up operations in anticipation of increased international travel. Doncaster Sheffield Airport has signed a new three-year contract for a digital Security Management System (SeMS), while Liverpool John Lennon Airport has renewed its SeMS contract for an additional three years following the success of the tool over the past two years. Redline's SeMS focuses on...

Airport Show 2021 attains strong support from the Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP)

Airport Show, the globally renowned B2B show for the multi-billion-dollar airport industry, has received strong support for the 2021 edition from the Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), a renowned engineering organisation, which is responsible for the master planning, design, infrastructure development and construction of Dubai’s dynamic aviation sector. Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects On behalf of the Government of Dubai, DAEP spearheads the development of the world’s...

BIRD Aerosystems opens new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina

BIRD Aerosystems, the developer of Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) and Airborne Surveillance, Information, and Observation (ASIO) solutions, announced the opening of an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as part of the expansion of its activities in the Latin American market. The company already has offices across the world, including Israel, the USA, Cyprus, and Switzerland, and is currently establishing another office in Singapore. Attaining local presence The new office in Argen...

Will airport security’s pandemic measures lead to permanent changes?

Travel volumes at airports have been increasing of late, although still below the 2.5 million or so passengers the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened every day, on average, before the pandemic. As passengers return, they will notice the airport security experience has changed during the pandemic – and many of the changes are likely to continue even longer. Need for touchless technology The lowest U.S. air travel volume in history was recorded last April, with approxim...