New Zealand Aviation Security Service - Latest News [Page 1]

Explosive detector dogs pose for a good cause

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:02 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) this week launched a 2016 calendar featuring its highly trained explosive detector dogs (EDD) working to protect the nation’s airports and skies. More >>

Aviation Security Service demonstrates commitment to Pacific

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 11:55 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) has been funded by the government for a further 3 years from 1 July 2015 to continue the intensive capability-building work it has undertaken in the Pacific. More >>

Airline passenger security charges to increase

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Airline passenger security charges paid by airlines for departing passengers are set to increase, Civil Aviation Authority Chairman Nigel Gould announced today. More >>

NZ Aviation Security: Additional security

Saturday, 12 August 2006, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

All airlines with flights into and out of the United States of America are affected. This also applies to passengers who may be going on to a United Kingdom airport. More >>

All bags now screened at Auckland

Friday, 18 November 2005, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service is to begin screening baggage of departing international passengers at Auckland Airport from Monday (Nov 21). More >>

Total baggage screening starts at airports

Friday, 23 September 2005, 5:10 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Wellington and Palmerston North airports are to introduce total baggage screening for outgoing international passengers from Monday (September 26). More >>

NZ aviation security world class

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Your report of last Sunday evening (February 6) suggesting New Zealand is a “ripe target for a terrorist attack” was misleading and inappropriate, given that you had made no attempt to discuss the issue with the Aviation Security Service (Avsec). ... More >>

Aviation Service signs explosives detection deal

Monday, 29 November 2004, 10:15 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

The Aviation Security Service today signed a deal with a Sydney-based company to provide explosive detection systems at New Zealand’s international airports. More >>

Airport laptop security checks to ease

Thursday, 13 November 2003, 12:31 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Frequent travellers with laptop computers will find it easier to pass through airport security checks from Monday (November 17). More >>

Avsec Boosts Dog Team Numbers

Wednesday, 22 October 2003, 11:28 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Four new explosives detector dog teams will be operating at New Zealand's international airports next week, boosting the number of Aviation Security Service teams to 14 – the largest number for any organisation in the country. The Aviation Security Service ... More >>

Compliance issues – Air NZ flights at Auckland

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 5:45 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Over the past few weeks three incidents at Auckland International Airport – involving Air New Zealand aircraft bound for the United States – have been reported in the media as "breaches of security". More >>

An update on aviation security within NZ

Friday, 21 March 2003, 8:17 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

HEIGHTENED AWARENESS Recent events in Iraq have again raised awareness of security issues, and aviation security in particular. While New Zealand is relatively isolated from conflicts elsewhere, the Aviation Security Service (Avsec) is continuing to ... More >>

One Year On From September 11

Wednesday, 4 September 2002, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Flying in and out New Zealand has always been considered a safe means of travel. Before September 11, there were isolated incidents that tested airport and airline security, but generally, no major threat existed. However, the Aviation Security ... More >>

Flight security measures relaxed

Wednesday, 26 June 2002, 11:51 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Some security measures introduced after September 11 to enhance safety on aircraft are to be relaxed. More >>

Inquiry Reveals No Lapse In Aviation Security

Friday, 17 May 2002, 12:03 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

A starting pistol and a knife brought into New Zealand by a German tourist were in a rucksack stowed in the hold of the aircraft on which he was travelling, says the Aviation Security Service (Avsec). More >>

Aviation Security Clarifies Laptop Confusion

Tuesday, 7 May 2002, 9:50 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

The Aviation Security Service (Avsec) clarified today confusion surrounding the screening of laptop computers that airline passengers wish to carry as cabin baggage. More >>

Passenger Items Find Good Home

Thursday, 4 April 2002, 11:56 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Community groups have been quick to take up an offer by the Aviation Security Service (Avsec) to donate items confiscated from air travellers. More >>

Sharp Objects Find Good Home

Friday, 14 December 2001, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Scissors, pocket-knives and other sharp objects that have been relinquished by airline travellers since September 11 are being found a good home. More >>

Avsec well prepared for permanent screening

Monday, 29 October 2001, 5:24 pm | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

The Aviation Security Service (Avsec) said today it was well prepared for permanent screening of domestic air travellers and carry-on baggage, announced today by Transport Minister Mark Gosche. More >>

Higher Airport Security Likely

Tuesday, 9 October 2001, 10:01 am | New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Security is likely to be tightened further at New Zealand airports – leading to longer international check-in times – after the attacks on Afghanistan targets today. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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