Indian airports to now get body scanners as govt steps up security measures

Airline passengers having to raise their arms before physical frisking begins at airports will now be a thing of the past.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to install body scanners, in place of the door frame metal detectors (DFMDs), in all hypersensitive and sensitive airports across the country. The ministry has directed operators of all these airports to install the body scanners by March 2020.

The scanners will be installed at the pre-embarkation security checkpoints in a phased manner. Passengers will be required to just walk through them but will have to remove their shoes Read More

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