Computer-Based Training: State-of-Play

Computer-Based Training: State-of-Play

With training requirements increasing and classroom time becoming more limited, airlines are looking for effective and efficient methods to train their staff. Computer-based training (CBT) with its flexibility and relative affordability has quickly become a favoured training tool, and the market has become almost saturated with a diverse range of solutions. Aviation Security International approached…

bomb threat assessment

Bomb Threat Assessment: What’s in a threat?

Should we respond in the same manner to all bomb threats? With so many of them causing disruption to airport and airline operations, and distress for the travelling public, it is worth remembering that one crucial element of an effective bomb threat management plan is the bomb threat assessment process. Alejandra Gentil discusses this process…

AIRSIDE CRIME: RED ALERT AT THE AIRPORT!

AIRSIDE CRIME: RED ALERT AT THE AIRPORT!

Dealing with crime has always been a primary responsibility of public security agencies. However, in the airport environment the main concern of the aviation security authorities is to ensure the safety of the restricted area and to prevent acts of unlawful interference in civil aviation. Rodrigo Magno discusses airside crime cases, highlighting the importance of…

SeMS Myths, Fantasies and Fake News: five lessons

SeMS Myths, Fantasies and Fake News: five lessons

Andy Blackwell and John Wood have been delivering practical and strategic SeMS (Security Management System) solutions for the past five years. Here they share their experience and expertise. Flat earth, ‘fake news’ and SeMS Our planet was once believed to be square and stationary; intrepid navigators returned home with fantastic stories of what they had…