Airport Security

London Heathrow: leave liquids, laptops in luggage

London's Heathrow Airport is splashing out on new computed tomography (CT) baggage scanners ...

Brisbane Airport trials new speedy security tech

One of the biggest hassles of international travel has to be the airport security checkpoint, whe...

TSA to streamline US airport security checks

The Transportation Security Administration will increase the number of 3D X-ray scanners installe...

New powder restrictions for US airlines

The US Transportation Security Administration plans to add another item to the gels, liquids and ...

New airport security rules on powder from June 30

Passengers departing from Australian international airports will soon be subjected to new securit...

Adelaide (finally) gets a fast-track security line

At long last, passengers flying from Adelaide Airport in first class, business class or with the ...

Security clampdown for domestic flights

Air travellers will face more stringent security over the coming 12 months under a sweeping secur...

US airport checks get more intimate?

Security checks at many US airports will become more intimate under new procedures rolled out by ...

Get ready for the smarter SmartGate...

EXCLUSIVE | Passport-scanning SmartGates will be removed from the arrivals area of Australian air...

Newcastle trials body scanners on domestic flights

Passengers travelling domestically from Newcastle Airport may now be asked to skip the traditiona...

One-stop security, passport control?

SmartGates and security screening technology could soon be combined to create a ‘one stop s...

Flying to the USA? Grab a TSA baggage lock

Locking your luggage is a great deterrent to would-be thieves, but if you’re travelling to ...

UK, USA ban powerless gadgets on flights

Qantas travellers to London better make sure their laptops, tablets and smartphones are charged u...

Got 'SSSS' on your US boarding pass?

'SSSS'. It's a seemingly random set of letters on the boarding pass for your domestic US flight, ...

Kuwait's gay-scanning airport tech

UPDATE | According to a detailed analysis in The Paper Bird, the original report is&nbs...

Full body scanners for Aussie airports

Sydney and Melbourne Airport are now using controversial full-body scanners, with international t...

Qantas connection? Jump US immigration queues

UPDATE | Being met at the airport gate, having someone from the airline keep an eye on your conne...

Aussie airports phase out 100ml liquid/gel rule

Australian airports will begin lifting the 100ml restriction on packing liquids, gels and aerosol...