The increase in
globalization over the years has made aviation industry now the most important
and central axes of the trade. Aviation industry has now become the gateways or
borders of a country by allowing and connecting countries internationally
through the airports.
The industry is now
the most important part of any country. Due to this importance and especially,
the prestige this industry has acquired are increasingly attracting criminals
and terrorists who seek to use civil aviation to pressure nations and to
promote different interests.
As airport is such a big organization and many passengers
use airport services daily and there are huge numbers of employees working on
airport and there are so many aircrafts, different technical machines, so there
should be security procedures implemented
for safety of everything at airport and most importantly life’s of the people.
ensure the security and efforts to protect and maintain the aviation industry
is always in process and not been left behind. Everyday controls are tightened,
ensuring not only safety but also reliability in the industry.
Airport is one of the
only places where large numbers of people pass on daily basis. If we compare it
from any other area, airport is the place which is known as a spot for potential
target terrorism and other forms of crime compare to the number of people
located in a small area. Essentially, the high centralization of individuals on
vast carriers, the potential high passing rate with assaults on large airline,
and the capacity to utilize a captured plane as a deadly weapon may give a
charming focus and target for the terrorism. (Crossings,
attempts to prevent attackers from bringing weapons or bombs into the airport.
If the attackers succeed, then there can be huge casualties and if the security
succeed in not letting this incident happening, then the chances of these dangerous
and explosives devices getting on to aircraft are greatly reduced. Airport
security serves multiple purposes such as to protect the airport and people
from any crime and dangerous threats and to protect the aircraft from attack,
and to reassure that the passengers travelling are safe.
Airport and airline
security have become highly important in the US since the attacks of September
11, 2001 and the need of security also become more important all around the world
after this deadly incident which killed more than 3000 innocent peoples life. Now
a day’s airlines has reduced a lot of weight for a passengers to carry as such
air travelers in some airline are now limited to one carry-on bag and one
personal item (such as a briefcase or purse) on all flights. People without
knowing carry liquid and gel containers that are too large which is like a most
common restricted items. In general, anything that can start a fire, explodes,
or be used as a weapon is not allowed, or allowed only in checked luggage. (security,