Practical Aviation Security

2nd Edition

Predicting and Preventing Future Threats

Print ISBN: 9781493301287
eBook ISBN: 9780123914859
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 31st December 2012
Page Count: 520
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The second edition of Practical Aviation Security is a complete guide to the aviation security system, from crucial historical events to the policies, policymakers, and major terrorist and criminal acts that have shaped the procedures in use today. The tip-of-the-spear technologies that are shaping the future are also addressed.

This text equips readers in airport security or other aviation management roles with the knowledge to implement the effective security programs, to meet international guidelines, and to responsibly protect facilities or organizations of any size. Using case studies and practical security measures now in use at airports worldwide, readers learn the effective methods and the fundamental principles involved in designing and implementing a security system.

The aviation security system is comprehensive and requires continual focus and attention to stay a step ahead of the next attack. Practical Aviation Security, Second Edition helps prepare practitioners to enter the industry, and helps seasoned professionals prepare for new threats and prevent new tragedies.


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"... the depth of research and application delivered by the authors is evident...This book should be required reading for all those involved in the protection of airports, airlines, aircraft, and—above all—passengers." -Security Management, Nov 2014