An image from the backscatter security scanner, which Manchester airport will cease using in October. The European Commission failed to approve it after a three-year trial. Photograph: Brian Branch-Price/AP Manchester airport is abandoning the use of...
The US government has tested several scanning devices meant to detect explosives and weapons in passengers' shoes at airports. Millions of dollars later, the Transportation Security Administration has concluded the devices are ineffective.
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17 September 2012 Controversial airport 'strip-search' scanners are to be scrapped after they failed to get approval from European bosses. Experts feared the 'naked' body scanners, which use X-ray technology to show up hidden explosives or weapons ,...