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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

I Transform Airport Security

I was going through the security line in Belfast when I saw that my backpack had been pulled aside. There was a small sign next to where it sat, reading "Your bag has been selected for additional searching."

When the airport security fellow arrived, to a group of very grumpy looking people awaiting their bags, I said, "Listen, you could be facing a much happier crowd down here. What you do is this: everyone whose bag is selected, put them in a drawing for a new Jaguar. Then, people will be anxious to get the additional screening."

All security procedures could be connected with a similar chance of a prize. What do you think?

3 comments:

  1. I don't fly anymore, but if I did, I think that would definitely make me a bit less disgruntled (if selected). I don't know about happy... At least, not unless I won the Jag.

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  2. Heck, just give them $100. The one not smiling is the one trying to hide something... or the one with the earliest flight.

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  3. How about just letting each individual airline choose its own level of security ?

    Passengers could then choose based upon a combination of price / safety/ hassle at the airport / other factors.

    Perhaps some airlines might even implement your suggestion.

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