Just how safe is Ben-Gurion Airport?

July 13, 2016

Experts say a change is needed in the global approach to air travel security.

Following deadly terrorist attacks on international airports in Brussels and Istanbul, the world should be prepared for more attempts by ISIS and other jihadist organizations, warn experts.

At Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport, a range of unique security measures are deployed from the moment a vehicle approaches the facility until an aircraft departs Israeli airspace.

Two of Israel’s most highly qualified authorities on aviation security discussed some of these measures with The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday, and at the Post’s request, compared them with those in place at airports abroad.



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