One of Mecannylad Flyer Friends in the know tells me that the Israelis - surprise, surprise - have the right idea as far as security goes .... a system that, at a stroke, could eliminate the privacy concerns associated with full-body scanners.
It's a sort of an armoured booth that passengers step into. A booth that doesn`t actually X-ray you, but will detonate any explosive device you may have secreted in or on your person !!
El Al sees this as a win-win situation for everyone, with none of this crap about racial profiling.
It also eliminates the cost of a long and expensive trial ..... and imagine it; you're in the terminal and you hear a muffled explosion. Shortly afterwards, an announcement: "Attention all standby passengers. We now have a seat available on flight 670 to London .