International passenger demand is expected to rise from 760 million passengers in 2006 to 980 million in 2011 at an annual average growth rate (AAGR) of 5.1%. Large numbers of people pass through airports and trust their lives to professionals of aviation security. The sheer number of travelers combined with the potential vulnerability of aircraft terror attack, make the aviation security community even more challenging.
Airports have become the heart of the very infrastructure of modern society. Ever since 9/11, huge investments have been made to increase airports security. The combined security and economic pressure make it imperative to leverage any investment in airport security as efficient as possible. To help secure the safety of a world on the go, BEMOSA research aims to provide a new training program for security staff operating the safety technologies, as well as for airport stakeholders.
The BEMOSA Consortium would like to invite all relevant stakeholders for the BEMOSA Capstone Conference that will conclude the three years of this applied research project in applying human factors and
The net article to be published by the BEMOSA consortium, is to be published in a peer-reviewed scientific magazine. www.Springer.com has made available the article "Airports at risk: the impact of information sources on security decisions".
Interview with Proff. Avi (Alan) Kirschenbaum on the Voice of Russia radio. Discussing how effective are random screenings and how much security is on the place at US airports these days
On open BEMOSA workshop took place in Brussels (May 15th) whose aim was to: