NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.K.: A Year After Glasgow, Aviation Security Risks Persist

A new report warns that cargo planes could be used in acts of terrorism and a security consultant says airports are still vulnerable to terrorism after the attack on Glasgow International Airport last year.

Low Morale for Airport Screeners Could Harm Security, Report Says

The Transportation Security Administration says the report's methodology is flawed.

TSA Launches "Airside" Security Program for Airports

Officials hope to bolster coordination between airport operators, airlines, and local law enforcement to better secure airport tarmacs and service areas.

San Diego Airport's Security Lanes Aim to Ease Stress

Passengers will be able to pick the security lane that most closely fits their needs.

Air Marshals' Names Found on No-Fly List

Air marshals assigned to protect flights have been denied access because their names appeared on the no-fly list, according to The Washington Times .

Proposed US-VISIT Rule Requires that Travel Industry Collect Fingerprints of Foreigners Departing the U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a proposed rule requiring that airlines and cruise lines collect fingerprints from foreigners before they depart the United States.

TSA Claims Victory for Arrest at Orlando Airport

The TSA says the work of its behavior detection officers led to the arrest of a man carrying bomb-making materials in his suitcase on Tuesday.

Heathrow Scraps Fingerprint Plan

London Heathrow Airport scraps a plan to fingerprint all departures at a new domestic terminal after a government watchdog voices opposition.

TSA Responds to CNN's Air Marshal Report

The agency says that the number of flights covered by federal air marshals is in the thousands and that the marshals are deployed on particular flights based on intelligence and risk.

Israeli Airline Security Challenged

A civil liberties group has taken the Israeli government to court, challenging the common practice of ethnic profiling in airline security.
 




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