In this article published by ARFF News, Aviation Cabin Safety Expert, Kathleen Lord-Jones, discusses onboard security measures post 9-11.
Aviation Onboard Security
On board an aircraft, the most visible security enhancement is the new flight deck door. The old doors were intended to give the flight crew privacy, not security. The new doors are designed to be impenetrable and are intended to separate and secure the flight deck from the aircraft cabin…
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Kathleen Lord- Jones is well respected throughout the aviation industry as an expert in cabin safety. Cabin safety deals with all activities that cabin crew must accomplish to maintain safety in the cabin. These activities contribute to safe, effective, and efficient aircraft operations in normal, abnormal and emergency situations. Her experience includes nearly 25 years as a flight attendant for a legacy carrier, during which she also directed the National Safety Department for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants. Ms. Lord-Jones has been instrumental in developing more stringent safety standards, new training curriculum and legislation towards the advancement of aviation safety.