10 facts about airport services, who know more about you than you would likePictolic
Even if you often use the services of carriers and feel to airports from different countries of the world like home, it does not mean that you know everything about them. Every air port similar to the state with its laws and regulations, and passengers are allowed to know only a small part of it. We've gathered 10 facts about the services running in airports that are not made to advertise.
All bags, suitcases and backpacks at the airport tested with the help of specially trained dogs. The animals are looking for in the things of explosives and drugs. Four-legged employees with their mentors-daily dog bypass terminals, Luggage storage and Luggage compartment.
Particular attention is paid to the Luggage with the "complex" flight, for example, from the Middle East and Central Asia. Dogs get tired quickly, processing huge amount of information, so every 40 minutes, give them rest. By the way, the airports are not always the official breed dogs, often uses animals hunting breeds and even decorative.
When at the airport, you are under a tacit watchful eye of people whose profession is called a Profiler. They are closely monitoring the passengers and analyze their behavior in order to identify those who are lucky the baggage banned cargo or just up to no good.
The Profiler should see a nervous passenger and determine the cause of his stress. When passengers are asked about the purpose of the visit, this is not a formality – in the course of this short communication specialist can pinpoint the man who is nervous and send it to personal conversation with security personnel.
The cameras record the body temperature of passengers shown on the screen those who are suspiciously hot. It is well known that the temperature rise can be caused not only by disease or physical activity, but also strong emotion. Too nervous passengers, which noted the imager can invite to a personal inspection in a special room.
Modern technology has reached such a level that experts in the field of security can learn about you incredible things. For example, the person is asked to hold a piece of tissue, and then by sending material into the device, define, whether he held lately in the hands of drugs, explosives or weapons.
Employees of the security service of the airport there are plenty of instructions, some of which are very unusual. For example, passengers with intricate hairstyles are strongly encouraged to send a personal inspection, as they can hide in the hair of prohibited items.
In addition, the reason for a thorough inspection can become loose cargo pants with many pockets, skirts and long dresses. So if you don't want to get into the zone of attention of airport staff dressed easier.
Many major airports around the world are equipped with scanners that see a man without clothes. The purpose of this exam is to determine whether the passenger carrying prohibited items. Modern weapons, including firearms, is not necessarily made of metal detector just can not identify. But the scanner sees passengers "through" and if he's hiding something on the body, it becomes clear.
The first scanners of this type appeared in the United States, Germany and the UK in 2009-2010, and immediately became a subject of active discussions journalists and lawyers. Some people thought their use is unethical, but soon all was quiet. Most of the passengers don't mind them for a moment and saw no clothes, if it helps preserve their life and health.
It is well established that loss of Luggage when you travel in half of the cases the fault is not serving the airport, and passengers themselves. If you are lazy to pull out from old suitcases labels with barcodes, that are at risk. The fact that the scanner automatically reads the code from the Luggage, after which it was loaded onto a truck for shipment.
If the unit is accidentally lock old code left over from one of the last flights of the way of a suitcase or bag can be inscrutable. Most often with such a nuisance faced by those who often fly on long-haul flights – Luggage can be anywhere in the world and never to return to the owner.
Where people work, there is always a human factor. Therefore, if a passenger is missing or expired visa, in rare cases, it can miss the flight. When on arrival in another country, it appears that man has no right to enter the country, it is sent back at the expense of the air carrier. But not for nothing, as the cost of the trip is calculated from the salary of the employee who committed a mistake when checking the documents.
Any aircraft that is taking off, landing, "resting" in the Parking lot or just flies to the airport is under the close supervision of air traffic controllers. This is a very difficult and responsible work, which depends on not only the air port, but also the lives of thousands of passengers. For all event Manager responsible for the monitors, which he might have 4-5 pieces.
Food shop where they prepare food for passengers and crews available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a rule, food is prepared for 6-10 hours before she was sent on Board the aircraft. In airports around the world there is no separate areas for cooking menu for VIP and economiclosses – all food is made in the same kitchen with the same chefs.