Security experts have concluded Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is safer today than after 9/11 thanks to $1.6 billion of investment into security at the gateway, but warned more could be done.
As part of its €50 million upgrade, Gatwick has deployed an iris recognition security system at 34 of its automated e-Gates in the South Terminal.
The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has given the go-ahead for $140 million to be spent on upgrading the baggage screening systems at Boston Logan International Airport.
A full-body scanner is to be installed at Dublin Airport as part of an 18-month trial of the controversial security equipment.
Auckland Airport is expanding the main security screening area at its domestic terminal as part of the preparations for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Singapore’s Changi Airport is to install a new intruder detection system around its perimeter fence in order to protect the airfield from potential “intrusions and attacks”.
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