Australian IED plot discussed at SAGAS

In the very first minutes of opening the 90th SAGAS meeting on 28 September 2017, Carlos Mestre, DG MOVE Transport Security Head of Unit mentioned attempted Australian plot and how this influenced discussions within AVSEC This foiled plot is just a sign that ISIS continues to target aviation, both passenger and cargo flights. Mr Mestre higlighted the need for a continued exchange of information between Member States, and the latter to examine the risk on their own territory. There will be a specific meeting looking at risk assessment for passenger flights on 26th October.