Author Archives: BAS Staff

Cap-and-Trade Plan Means You’ll Pay More to Fly

Photo: CBC News The European Union’s highest court Wednesday upheld the EU’s right to impose its cap-and-trade scheme on international airlines using European airports, rejecting a suit brought by North American airlines. The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg dismissed … Continue reading

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Security scanners go big, aim for whole planes

Anti-terrorism and security scanning is aiming for bigger targets including whole aircraft as part of an effort to cut costs and simplify monitoring processes. By commissioning machines that detect organic threats, drugs, explosives and other suspect materials, governments are hoping … Continue reading

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India’s security charade

In Correspondents Report, the ABC’s [Australian Broadcasting Corporate] overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week’s major events. ELIZABETH JACKSON: This month’s bombing of Delhi’s high court is the seventh terrorist attack in India in the past 18 … Continue reading

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