Airport Security Frustrations and Personal Liberty By Dr. Mark D. Yates The British American Security Expert Security Consultant

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Dr. Mark D. Yates is known by the world’s press as The British American Security Expert and he is a security consultant at “A Security One Stop Shop. As a security consultant of, Dr. Mark D. Yates’s specialist skills include VIP close protection operations, counter terrorism, SWAT operations, security consultancy and security training.

This British American Security Expert is contacted by various UK and overseas reporters for his views related to security measures. Sky TV recently consulted him for security information about the arrival of President Barack Obama in London for the G20 summit. The sky news article featured reports about how the Secret Service implemented the protective service operation to protect the President

As a security consultant, Dr. Mark D. Yates has provided his specialist security services in 41 different countries on 4 continents and as a frequent flyer he is well placed to address issues of Airport security and personal liberty and offers some valuable recommendations for frequent flyers.

Irrespective of all security threats, travelling by air is inevitable. Owing to the heightened security measures, airport security and personal liberty is discussed at all levels. Any security consultant will advise travellers to be empathetic to airport security measures rather than considering the airport security measures as an infringement to your personal freedom. Dr. Mark D. Yates known by the world’s press as The British American Security Expert, a security consultant at considers Airport security and personal liberty as two sides of the same coin.

As a security consultant, Dr. Mark D. Yates gives the following recommendations to air travellers, especially to frequent flyers. Always carry an acceptable identification document. Avoid additional attention by not carrying prohibited items. If you are in doubt, it is best to leave it out. It is good to retain a good sense of humour, but never joke about terrorist activities, bombs, or anything even remotely related. With the added cultural knowledge of travelling and working on four continents The British American Security Expert suggests that the most important rule is never to argue with an aviation security officer. As a security consultant of “A Security One Stop Shop”, Dr. Mark D. Yates advises travellers to take along a pre self-addressed stamped padded envelope in case you’ve mistakenly packed something that security won’t allow you to take on-board.

Of course if you are a serving law enforcement or armed security officer licensed to carry or transport firearms in certain countries, then all aviation rules pertaining to flying while armed must be strictly maintained.

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