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Port-Au-Prince Safety Concerns  
User currently offlineSymphonik From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 154 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2611 times:

Every time I fly on commercial flights, the screening area usually has an ominous warning sign saying that the airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has ineffective security standards. This would seem to imply it's the only airport in the world that doesn't meet our security criteria. So, what is the security problem at the Port-au-Prince airport and why do we still fly commercial flights there if that's the case?

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User currently offlinePipoA380 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 1594 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2578 times:
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They're not as paranoid as the others I guess.

PUJ airport is also quite lacking security if you ask me. There's a 50cm space between the roof and the wall after security that lets you pass something from outside quite easily. But well, there's never been any problem so...



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User currently offlineBrokenrecord From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 772 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2469 times:

The signs also used to list Lagos, Nigeria as an unsafe destination.

User currently offlineCommavia From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 11409 posts, RR: 62
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2451 times:

Quoting Symphonik (Thread starter):
and why do we still fly commercial flights there if that's the case?

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