17-May-2011 11:48 AM

IATA proposes new look at airport security

IATA proposed the development of "security tunnels" for passengers to improve the speed of security screening (Business Day, 15-May-2011). Passengers will identify themselves with a fingerprint, biometric passport or phone boarding pass. They would then proceed through the tunnels which would use existing technologies to scan passengers and their baggage without the need for individual screening by security personnel.