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

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 daily lives and this they are achieving in spades as we continue to follow the misguided policy of focussing on [...]

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

US bans laptops, iPads and other electronic devices on flights from certain Middle Eastern airports

US authorities have announced a ban on certain electronic devices from US-bound flights on planes from a list of countries. The new rule was announced on Tuesday by the department of homeland security. Officials claimed the ban had been under consideration since the US government learned of a threat several weeks ago. A statement released [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Issue Highlights, Press Releases|0 Comments

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. The attack on Europe's third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this year in Turkey, part of [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Issue Highlights|0 Comments

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt's national airline said. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the search was underway to find the missing Airbus A320 and it was too early to rule out any explanation for the incident, [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Air Watch, Issue Highlights, Press Releases|0 Comments