News tagged with airports

New articles examine safety of airport security scanners

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to use whole-body imaging scanners as a primary screening measure on travelers passing through airport security checkpoints. One type of scanner employs millimeter ...

Mar 16, 2011
1 / 5 (1) 1

Liquids scanner for airport security

(PhysOrg.com) -- Air passengers one day may be able to carry their soaps, shampoo and bottled water onto the plane again, thanks to technology originally developed at UC Davis to check the quality of wine.

Feb 08, 2011
not rated yet 0

TSA App tries to ease air travel pain

(AP) -- It won't save you from "enhanced patdowns," but an iPhone app from the TSA tries to ease the pain of air travel by offering guidance on prohibited items, security wait times and packing tips.

Nov 23, 2010
not rated yet 0

Airliners fly in face of cyber attack scares

Around the world, around the clock, circles of flickering screens keep aircraft apart in the air, ease them gently down to the ground and guide their precious human cargoes off the runway.

Nov 03, 2010
4 / 5 (1) 3