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It's the section most people skip to first; they are the pages we get chased for ever before the issue is due out; and, the contents represent the reality of the broad spectrum of security challenges our industry faces.

Every issue Air Watch provides our readership with news of the incidents of hijacking and sabotage, occurences of unruly passenger behaviour, verdicts in trials and sentences given, threats issued, and some of the happenings which just cannot be otherwise classified. Skyjacks, bombings, brawls, bomb hoxes, rocket attacks, intoxicated passengers, assaults, cyber attacks, insider crime, acts of cockpit laser illumination and close encounters with drones...

Air Watch is your round-up of the news from the two-month period preceeding each issue.


1804, 2017

Dignity vs Security: addressing religious, social & gender sensitivities in passenger screening

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue Highlights|0 Comments

We are all too familiar with the daily challenges involved in keeping flights and passengers secure, while ensuring throughput rates remain high and providing good quality customer service. But what can we do when the [...]

1804, 2017

Smart Security: is it really ‘better security’ and a ‘checkpoint of the future’?

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue Highlights|0 Comments

Six years after IATA rolled out its vision - ‘Checkpoint of the Future’ - of a more effective security screening process, offering enhanced passenger facilitation, Steve Wolff takes a look at the original plan, what [...]

1804, 2017

Inflight Deviant Behaviour: appreciating The causes

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue Highlights|0 Comments

With the advancement of technology, nearly any human behaviour performed in public can be quickly and easily captured and then shared for the world to see – including incidents occurring at 30,000 feet. The combination [...]

1804, 2017

A Personal View: Expressed by Ragna Emilsdóttir

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue Highlights|0 Comments

It has been exactly 28 years since I undertook my initial training in aviation. My first job as cabin crew was with an ACMI (a wet-leasing arrangement whereby one airline leases an Aircraft, complete Crew, [...]

2203, 2017

Editors View on The latest restrictions introduced in the US and UK

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Issue Highlights, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Philip Baum - Editor in Chief - Aviation Security International  The latest restrictions introduced in the US and UK only go to prove that, once again, terrorism wins. The terrorists aim is to disrupt our [...]

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Philip Baum
Philip BaumEditor in Chief

Philip Baum has been the Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Security International for over 18 years. He is the first point of contact by many of the national and international media outlets when they are in need of expert comment following an aviation security-related incident; as such heregularly commentates for CNN, Sky and the BBC. In January 2010, Philip was used as an expert witness in the United Kingdom’s House of Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into aviation security in the aftermath of the attempted downing of an aircraft by a suicide bomber on Christmas Day 2009.

Philip started working within the aviation industry in the 1980s, when he joined Trans World Airlines’ security subsidiary at London Heathrow. From Duty Manager at Heathrow he moved to TWA’s International HQ where he ultimately became Manager Security Training and Auditing, until leaving in 1996 to establish his own consultancy company, Green Light Ltd.

Philip is now an accredited instructor and courseware developer for the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He has also co-authored and edited two books on aviation security. Philip has also interviewed persona from government ministers to aircrew and hostages to hijackers (including Leila Khaled)!


Philip Baum works with this prestigious and informed committee of AVSEC experts to ensure ASI’s coverage and direction is as accurate and informative as possible.

  • Victor Anderes - Executive Vice President, Global Elite Group
  • Geoffrey D Askew AM - Askew & Associates
  • Tony Blackiston - Head Corporate Security, Cathay Pacific Airlines
  • Andy Blackwell - Head of Security and Resilience, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd.
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  • Matthew Finn - Managing Director, Augmentiq
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  • Alan (Avi) Kirschenbaum - Senior Research Fellow, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
  • Omer Laviv - Chief Executive Officer, Athena GS3 Security Implementations Ltd.
  • Bart Mos - Sr. Security Officer, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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  • Adrian Schwaninger - Chairman, Centre for Adaptive Security Research and Applications (CASRA) Zurich

  • Norman Shanks FSyI - Principal Partner NSAI, UK & Visiting Professor, Coventry University & Associate Adjunct Professor, Edith Cowan University

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  • Steve Wolff - President, Wolff Consulting Services
  • Xiaoyong Yang - Associate Professor, College of Aviation Security, Civil Aviation Flight University of China
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