Abstract. Aviation security is a set of measures designed to protect civil aviation from illegal interference, as well as human and material resources. The inspection of passengers, their hand luggage, and aviation security baggage on domestic and international routes is carried out in order to ensure flight safety, protect the life and health of passengers and crew members, and prevent the seizure and theft of civil aircraft. And other actions of illegal interference of criminal elements in the activities of civil aviation, as well as preventing the illegal transportation of weapons, ammunition, explosive devices, explosives, toxic, flammable substances and other dangerous goods.
Key words: Aviation security, passengers, aircraft, hijacking, ammunition, explosive, toxic, flammable substances.