Here is an interesting number illustrating the growing burden of the cost of increased security on the air transport sector which came out during ACI Europe's economics and finance conference being held in
Security remains a key issue for airports, especially with the first phase of Europe's planned lifting of the current ban on the carrying of liquids in hand luggage - aimed at stopping liquids bought at an airport outside of Europe from being confiscated while passengers transit through a European airport - due to enter force on 29 April (this is the first step to lifting the ban completely by April 2013).
But concerns have been raised by the industry, led by airport groups, in both Europe and
Read more about the liquids debate here.
On the wider issue of security at airports, Jankovec also suggests less preditability in security checks might be an option.
"Today you more or less know what are going to be the checks [at the airport]," he says. "We would like to see a system where the checks are more unpredictable."