All eyes are on the 21st anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
Many airline passengers at Canberra Airport have been going about their business today not realising the significance of the date.
In the United States, memorials have been held at three locations where planes were hijacked in 2001, including the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania.
For this reporter, it’s a personal moment having been in the United States during the tragedy and follow up services at the site of what was once known as “Ground Zero” in New York.
As the world goes into a mourning period for those killed 21 years ago, it’s business as usual across Australian airports including Canberra Airport where, for the most part, passengers have no issues with security arrangements of today.