Analysis: German Airport Security Faulty?

Pressures to speed up checks, failures to find weapons casts shadow upon Germany's air security


The rules, which among other things limit passengers to carrying no more than 100 milliliters of liquid per container, are a consequence of the foiled terror attacks earlier this year when a group of terrorists allegedly tried to blow up commercial airliners heading from Britain to the United States with liquid explosives.

"Passengers must feel like they're kidded if they have to dump out baby food, but mock explosives are making it onto the planes," Holecek told UPI. "We need qualified and adequately paid personnel to take over airport security."