The dramatic new offensive security is tightening restrictions for taking liquids on board, a photo id and possibly introduce the biometric IDENTIFICATION checks and full body analysis.
The stringent new measures may also prohibit any person without a boarding pass be for national security, the Weekend Australianreported.
The new rules will be in line with US domestic terminal practice and to the inverse of the relaxation of the rules regarding liquids, aerosols and gels restrictions.
The so-called liquid and gel rules or “LAG” of more than 20 ml to be placed in plastic bags were introduced after the 2006 u.k. plot to detonate liquid explosives on flights.
Metal detectors at domestic terminals throughout Australia may not recognize the liquid that is held in a person, which could be collected in a full-body scanner.
Currently at airports that no one can pass through the security of a domestic terminal gate without boarding pass.
A woman undergoes a full body scan at the Melbourne International Airport, a security measure that may be introduced for domestic flights. .
The Etihad check-in at the Sydney airport, where a terrorist bomb plot was foiled last week. Photo: Justin Lloyd
Long queues at the Airport in Adelaide after the aborted Sydney bomb plot could become a permanent feature of security is intensified. Image: Keryn Stevens.
Mandatory security checks of passengers can be reduced and the Federal Government is believed to be considering biometric checks, by iris or the fingerprint.
The proposed new tighten domestic Australian airport security is a direct response to the alleged plan to blow up an Etihad Airlines flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi.
Police say the plan was foiled only at the last minute, at the check-in. The alleged plot failed when the hand luggage, in which a metal meat grinder that contains a military-grade explosive was hidden, it was too heavy for the shipping.
The authorities described the plan as “one of the most sophisticated plots” attempted in Australia, in which close to a “catastrophic event”.
The Weekend Australian’s exclusive report says that in the whole of Australia, launch of new flight safety rules has been discussed at high levels within the Federal Government.
This follows an emergency National Security meeting of the Committee after the arrest of four men a week ago to be questioned.
Full body scans, as practiced in the united states and the united kingdom (above) could become mandatory in all airports of Australia as security is intensified.
The police have already charged two men with acting in the preparation or planning of a terrorist act.
The proposal of the security measures are being discussed by the Border Protection Minister Peter Dutton, the Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan and Minister for Transport, Darren Chester.
It is likely to go before the Federal Cabinet within a few weeks, although the government expects that the major air carriers to resist movement that would add costs.
These would ultimately be passed on to passengers, the increase of the prices of the tickets.
Security officers check luggage at the airport in Sydney after terror raids last week. Photo: Justin Lloyd.
The police in one of the addresses raided over a terrorist plot a week ago that will likely see a new group of strict security measures at the airports. Image: Brook Mitchell.
However, the new security measures are likely to become permanent, and Mr. Chester said that the security in all national airports had already been tightened since the end of last week in the arrests.
The police claims that the brothers Khaled Mahmoud Kayat, 49 years old, and Mahmoud Kayat, 32, planned to use the improvised explosive device (IED) after getting to Sydney international airport.
A third brother, who was not aware of the terror plan, was inadvertently boarding the flight Etihad with the device in your luggage.
Terrorism, the researchers say that parts of the FDI had been sent from Turkey through the charge air of a fourth brother, who is a Islamic State commander.