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The Top 200 Airports on Twitter

Airports are much more than just departure and return points for business trips. They are where we welcome home our sports teams after a championship win. They're where we meet and greet friends and family members we haven't seen in weeks—or months, or even years—when they visit. The inside of an airport often creates our first impression of a city or country we've never been to before. Tragically, though, they also have been targeted by terrorists seeking to cause disruption and destruction. We’re hear...

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Will Today’s Tests Improve Airport Security?

In anticipation of ever-evolving threats to airport security, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) continue to explore and test new ways to enhance airport security and protect the traveling public. Unfortunately, as this article was being created, a terrorist bombing on a train in London was a sobering call for hyper-vigilance and ways to safeguard passengers in all forms of mass transportation as well as people gathered in public places (on the street as well as inside large venues) as we’ve seen in Paris and Las Vegas.

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These are the Best Airports in the World

Since flyers around the globe can choose where they depart from and arrive at, airports are competing for market share. That’s why the World Airport Awards, the most prestigious annual ranking of the world's best airports, is a very big deal. While our scanners focus on balancing two of the key performance parameters addressed by the Skytrax survey—passenger safety and convenience—our airport operations friends have many more to manage, including facility comfort, location of bathrooms, and the language skills of their staff. Ranking results are based on the impressions of nearly 14 million flyers from 105 countries ...

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Super Bowl LII Security: Eyes Everywhere and on the Budget

The NFL’s 2017-18 season kicked off last week, and fans are excited about their favorite team’s chances to play in the Super Bowl—one of the most super-hyped happenings in the U.S. that draws world attention and attendance. Whether you view it as THE football event of the year or just another excuse for a party, the big game has to be one of THE biggest security challenges for any host city. And a costly one to boot. Beyond jaw-dropping, security costs for the last several Super Bowls continue t...

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The Top 110 Airlines on Twitter

We’ve made aviation security and keeping passengers safe in the air and other public venues a top focus. It’s the motivation behind the advanced screening technology we’ve developed that can quickly analyze bottled liquids and electronic devices for explosive materials. Keeping passenger safety and convenience top of mind, our scanners are both highly accurate and fast to keep the security checkpoint moving with minimal delay. Of course, our friends in the airline industry appreciate our efforts, which is why we're connected to many of them through social media. However, when we started bui...

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