How to cope with increasing pax numbers with fewer screeners?

Taking security screening to the next level

Meeting the growing demand for air travel in the face of severe staff shortages throughout the industry has proved challenging; and certainly highlights the importance of maximum efficiency and effective utilisation of resources.

New and emerging security screening technologies deliver the highest safety standards combined with exceptional performance – driving productivity up and costs down.

How to cope with increasing pax numbers with fewer screeners

Many airports are already taking advantage of developments such as automatic tray return and CT screening at the passenger checkpoint is also gaining traction. However, by further leveraging data, AI, automation and connectivity, the latest technologies are set to take efficiency to completely new levels.

Unaccompanied Baggage Inspection and Automatic prohibited items detection

Successful trials at Schiphol Airport for Unaccompanied Baggage Inspection application

Unaccompanied Baggage Inspection application has a positive impact on On-Time-Performance by reducing delays, costs and emissions As air travel starts to regain momentum, operators will…

New Unaccompanied Baggage Inspection application reduces delays and costs

New unaccompanied baggage inspection application enables baggage to be re-inspected while in the hold, leading to cost and time savings for airports and airlines alike…

Automatic object recognition in Aviation Security

AI techniques such as deep learning have led to the development of smart, adaptable algorithms for automatic object recognition in aviation security.

iCMORE Weapons – Accurate, reliable weapon detection

Detecting handguns, gun parts, flick and fixed-blade knives, iCMORE Weapons was developed to support aviation security operators at passenger checkpoints, increase efficiency and detection accuracy.

Centralised image evaluation and data-analytics

Advanced Checkpoint Screening and Management Platforms
By deploying an integrated checkpoint screening and management platform airports can effectively support both these objectives. Such software solutions offer a variety of optional applications,...
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Now available for integration into Checkpoint.Evoplus In the wake of COVID-19, operational efficiency has become even more critical for airports – accelerating the adoption of…

Centralised Screening and Management

Checkpoint.Evoplus is a digital-led solution that helps checkpoints achieve the highest level of security and improved operations by delivering critical insights and enabling remote screening.

EDS CB C3 approved CT scanners and Automatic Tray Return Systems

Explosive detection systems for cabin baggage

Which benefits can your airport gain from automatic detection of explosives in cabin baggage? See the full range of EDS CB C1, C2 and C3 approved checkpoint screening solutions and find out.

Next Generation CT Screening at the Checkpoint

The world’s leading ECAC EDS CB C3 approved checkpoint CT scanner, the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX is ready to meet evolving threats. It is easy to integrate, has the highest certifications and quiet operation.

Narita International Airport anticipates threats with integrated solutions
With a forward-looking mindset that prioritizes staying ahead of the curve, NAA has worked with Smiths Detection since 2014 to raise security levels and improve efficiency across their terminals.
Installing the CTiX across America

In 2019, Smiths Detection was awarded a contract to supply advanced CT checkpoint systems to airports across the US through the TSA ATCT program.

Top level security – from simulation to reality

Kerry Airport Ireland replaced existing passenger checkpoint security scanners with the latest ECAC EDS CB C3 compliant HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX scanners, to ensure the highest levels of security and a superior customer experience.


Delivering a steady flow of trays, the automatic tray return system iLane.evo plays a critical role in streamlining the screening process and delivering the subsequent benefits of increased throughput; optimized operational costs; and an improved passenger experience.

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