November 15, 2001

November 15, 2001 | WebMemo on Regulation

Public/Private Partnerships Perform Passenger and Baggage Screeningat Nearly all of Europe's Busiest Airports

Rank by Total Int'l PAX1

CITY (AIRPORT CODE)

PASSENGER & HAND BAGGAGE SCREENING 2

Private Screeners?

HOLD BAGGAGE SCREENING Y

Private Screeners?

1

LONDON (LHR)

BAA

Y

ADI Initial, SIS (CIVAS)

Y

2

PARIS (CDG)

SIFA/Brinks/ICTS

Y

ICTS/ASA/SIFA

Y

3

FRANKFURT/MAIN (FRA)

FRAPORT

Y

FRAPORT and others 3

Y

4

AMSTERDAM (AMS)

Group 4 Falk

Y

Randon Securicor-ADI & Group 4 Falk

Y

5

LONDON (LGW)

BAA

Y

ICTS; Initial

Y

6

BRUSSELS (BRU)

Securair

Y

Securair

Y

7

ZURICH (ZRH)

State Police

State Police 4

See note 4 below

8

COPENHAGEN (CPH)

Copenhagen Airport Security

Y

Copenhagen Airport Security

Y

9

MANCHESTER (MAN)

Manchester Airport plc

Y

Securicor/ADI

Y

10

MADRID (MAD)

Vinsa, State Police

Y

State Police



11

MUNICH (MUC)

SGM (Airport Company)

Y

various private companies 3

Y

12

ROME (FCO)

Aeroporto di Roma; physical searches handled by police

Y

Aeroporto di Roma

Y

13

DUSSELDORF (DUS)

ADI

Y

ADI

Y

14

MILAN (MXP)

SEA; physical searches handled by police

Y

SEA

Y

15

DUBLIN (DUB)

Aer Rianta (Airport Authority)

Y

Aer Rianta (Airport Authority)

Y

16

STOCKHOLM (ARN)

Group 4 Falk

Y

Group 4 Falk

Y

17

VIENNA (VIE)

VIASS

Y

VIASS and others 3

Y

18

PARIS (ORY)

ASA, SIFA

Y

ICTS, Brinks

Y

19

BARCELONA (BCN)

Prosegur, State Police

Y

Prosegur,State Police

Y

20

LONDON (STN)

BAA

Y

ADI (Securicor)

Y

21

LISBON (LIS)

State Police 5

See note 5 below

State Police 5

See note 5 below

22

OSLO (OSL)

ADECCO, Olsten

Y

ADECCO, Olsten

Y

23

MALAGA (AGP)

80% Securitas/20% State Police

Y

80% Securitas/20% State Police

Y

n/av

GENEVA (GVA)

Airport Authority

Y

ICTS

Y

n/av

ATHENS (ATH)

ICTS/Wackenhut/3D

Y

Hermis/Civas

Y

n/av

NICE (NCE)

ICTS, SGA

Y

ICTS, SGA

Y

n/av

HELSINKI (HEL)

Securitas

Y

Securitas

Y

n/av

BIRMINGHAM (BHX)

ICTS & AAS

Y

ICTS & AAS

Y

n/av

BERLIN (BER)

Securitas

Y

Securitas

Y

n/av

STUTTGART (STR)

FIS

Y

FIS

Y

n/av

COLOGNE (CGN)

ADI

Y

ADI

Y

n/av

HAMBURG (HAM)

FIS

Y

FIS

Y

n/av

HANNOVER (HAJ)

FIS

Y

FIS

Y





1 Based on 1999 Int'l Airport Traffic Statistics from ACI.

2 As of October 2001.

3 These airports do not have centralized baggage screening, but airlines hire private companies to x-ray bags.

4 Public/private partnership underway.

5 Legislation proposed to permit public/private sector partnership.

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