Author:Kasper Hounsgaard

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced their initial measure to counter the laptop threat: Electronic Trace Detection (ETD) of all laptops going to the USA from all international destinations.  So, continuing from our previous blog post, how will airlines and airports tackle this demand operationally? We...

 A large number of airports have outsourced their security operation to a third party staff provider, primarily with the aim of obtaining a lower cost of the security operation. The overall planning process remains the same but compared to a fully in-house operation; the outsourcing...

Breaks account for between 10% and 15% of the paid time for employees in security checkpoint operations. Through active break planning and subsequent execution on the day of operation, the timing of and duration of breaks can be optimized delivering more staff at the checkpoint...