South Africa: Drug Smuggling Prompts Tighter Security for South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA) is tightening security on its airplanes after two flight crews (1, 2) were recently found to be smuggling drugs on flights to London. The new security measures include the physical searching of all crew baggage. Also, the Airports Company SA (ASCA) is considering adding additional sniffer dog patrols, and new scanners and detection technology to the airports it operates.

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By Planet Data