A recent survey on Skyscanner, the search engine for cheap flights, has revealed that are 66prozent of passengers for the use of body scanners. 66% of the respondents were of the opinion that body scanners at airports are useful: accelerated flight safety control and increased security at airports. 30% voted against the introduction of body scanners, mainly due to health reasons or because they fear that their privacy could be violated. 4% of the low-cost flight search engine users abstained from her voice. More than 400 people had participated in the poll the result clearly shows that a majority of travellers is positive towards the controversial body scanners. In the future more and more flights from the body scanner issue will be affected, including flights to New York, Sydney and Tokyo.
Barry Smith, co-founder and Managing Director at Skyscanner, Europe’s leading search engine for cheap flights and Low-cost travel, says: as long as the devices are safe and possible concerns regarding the threat to privacy, can be overcome, travelers with all seem to agree, what makes flying safer and the security control. And if a body scanner saves me to take off my shoes, to empty my pockets and take off the belt then also I am.” The Skyscanner poll has also shown that travellers mainly due to health reasons express concerns over body scanners and the associated x-rays. If you book flights to Berlin, could see body scanner may also at the Berlin airport, in the foreseeable future, for national and international flights operating. According to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration TSA, travelers have but no need to worry: the technology in the body scanners is perfectly safe.
The amount of rays here given is also minimal when compared to the charge, of which each passenger automatically put out if he choose to travel by plane. In just two minutes of flight, more radiation than at the control already met him with a body scanner. Some participants of the survey questioned that body scanners actually increased the safety on board; Skyscanner user Vasco Sotomaior declares on Skyscanner’s Facebook page even, why he is opposed to the introduction of body scanners: they are useless. While is a threat, but that is so low that it does not justify the introduction of body scanners. What is currently undertaken for the safety when flying, is already more than enough.” Body scanners are currently used for test purposes, already at selected airports and train stations in Europe and the United States, in Germany the tests should start at the earliest in summer of this year. Who is planning so soon about a trip to New York, Florida, California, for the security control via body scanners could soon become a reality. The technology in the scanners can it faces during the scanning process to be defaced so that passengers on the images is not detected. Moreover, the images are tested by employees in extra shielded rooms from where they have no perspective on the travelers at the security check. About Skyscanner: Skyscanner.de is the most influential and most flexible flight search engine in Europe and convinced with the direct price comparison for more than 670,000 routes with more than 600 airlines. Skyscanner offers simple navigation users, without having to provide a specific flight or destination information. Skyscanner is available in more than 20 languages, including French, Spanish, and Italian.