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ASTC is the only regional aviation security training center in Southeast Asia authorized by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
As you may know, the 9.11 terror in 2001 triggered a great improvements in aviation security and passenger protection of many countries as it became an internationally alarming incident not only in the U.S.
However, recent attempts to carry explosives by concealing to the body or disguising them as a normal cargo show that the threats towards aviation security still persist.
Under the leadership of ICAO, each member state is endeavoring to standardize security measures, and to enhance aviation security. Therefore there has been a focus on training aviation security experts as a core part of quality control in aviation industry.
Based on the 「Aviation Security Act」, ASTC of KAC was established as the specialized aviation security training center by the Korean government on April 4th of 2003, and have trained numerous experts in security scans, aviation security and explosive ordnance disposal.
In an effort to boost the aviation security training system, ASTC operated ICAO aviation security training courses since 2008. It was authorized as an ICAO Regional Aviation Security Training Center in September 2010 and started its management under the endorsement from the Secretary General of ICAO in March 2011.
ASTC, based on the specialist training capacities, will boost the aviation security status of Korea while contributing to the enhancing of aviation security as a global level.