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Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport will begin test-running an artificial intelligence (AI)-based X-ray identification system in September to strengthen counterterrorism efforts. The government finalized the initiative along with a new counterterrorism action plan for the next six months on Monday at Central Government Complex in Seoul. The government, on top of the new [...]

No More Special Treatment for Chaebol at Airports

No More Special Treatment for Chaebol at Airports

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Going forward, the transport of goods by a third party on behalf of South Korean conglomerate (chaebol) heads will be banned completely. A new system will enable customs officials to monitor passageways for airport employees which, some say, acted as channels for smuggling. This is according to recommendations by [...]

Air Traffic Controllers Suffer from Depression and Stress

Air Traffic Controllers Suffer from Depression and Stress

SEJONG, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Air traffic controllers work to ensure the safe arrival and departure of aircraft. As even the slightest mistake can lead to a catastrophe, it’s a job that requires workers to be in top notch psychological health. The Air Traffic Management Office, which overlooks the welfare of air traffic controllers, [...]

Passengers to Have Security Interview at Airport for U.S. Visit

Passengers to Have Security Interview at Airport for U.S. Visit

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — All passengers bound for the United States will be required to undergo a security interview at airports in their countries amid growing concerns about terrorist attacks, the transport ministry said Tuesday. On June 28, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) asked airlines across the world to carry out a [...]