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Frustrated (?) pilots and security screening

Old 15th Nov 2008, 07:03
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Just Pay More

Some airlines just let you pay more to avoid all the security. Certainly the case in the Cayman Islands. When a near riot ensued because some passengers were going through unchecked, we were told they had "paid for an upgrade". Presumably terrorists can pay more to get their goods onboard unchecked.
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Old 7th Dec 2008, 16:30
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What are we talking about?

Almost everybody feels "disturbed", many of us are sick to death because of this behavior at the security gate.
Almost every day i hear storys from colleagues.
But, everybody is going every duty day trough this gate.
Just a few, worldwide, refuse this "checks".

PS: I hate this checks and i speak up.
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Old 8th Dec 2008, 01:11
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Old 8th Dec 2008, 09:35
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I have made no secret of my disdain for the joke that manifests itself as "security" in the UK. Now I have hope that things are going to improve.

2 weeks ago I was SLF out of EMA, in uniform, first thing in the morning rush. Put my bag through the scanner and the operator brought it to a grinding halt, pointing his finger at the screen. "Whats that?" as he was pointing to my two mini maglites and glasses case. A gentleman of a few years more than I was standing behind the operator - he took one look at the screen and said "thats a couple of maglites and glasses case". He then had a quick conversation with me about how useful he found the mini maglites before he had been made redundant as an engineer. Nice guy, professional, polite and friendly. It is just a crying shame that they can't all be like that.

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Old 8th Dec 2008, 09:56
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Have you lads ever heard of a pilot hijacking his own plane?? I havn´t.

56 protesters on the rwy at Stansted today
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Old 8th Dec 2008, 11:08
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56 protesters on the rwy at Stansted today
Hope they didn't bring drinks or yoghurt with them!!
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Old 8th Dec 2008, 11:34
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so busy trying to protect the people inside the aircrafts that they cant protect the bloody aircrafts!!!!

another slap in the face for the water bottle thiefs....
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Old 8th Dec 2008, 12:17
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Thread closed because, once again, many people who visit this website are singularly unable to differentiate between "a professional pilots" website and "an airline/aviation/flying" website. It only takes one 'anorak' to divert the topic onto issues involving 'passenger' searches and the thread is a waste of time ona "Professional Pilots" website.

As a reminder to everyone, just because something involves airports, aircraft or anything that uses airsapce does not mean that it automatically has a right to be posted on here. There are individual forums for discussing issues that relate to airline passengers, airports, routes or any of the myriad of issues that seem to get those with a passion for aviation, but are not professional pilots, into a froth and all moist.

Please leave staff security alone of you have an urge to discuss passenger security. Now that you've contaminated another thread, enough is enough!
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