Andrew Hay

A brief history of airline security, hijackings and metal detectors

Data security, Encryption, Security

Between May 1961 and the end of 1972, there were 159 aircraft hijackings[1] in United States airspace. This time period is often referred to as the golden age of airline hijacking. According to Brendan Koerner, author of the 2013 book The Skies Belong to Us, the majority of those “were between ’68 and ’72, a ...read more