Problem

Lack of airport and travel security

Other Names:
Inadequate airline security
Claim:
1. Lax or non-existent security at airports in some countries, where officials are easily bribed, provides an open gateway into the global aviation network.

2. The plastic explosives used by terrorists to blow up planes are almost impossible to detect other than by hand searching the luggage at airports.

Aggravates:
Aerial piracy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
15.02.2000 – 00:00 CET
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