Site Map - Airport Security

Israeli Aviation Security Falls Short, Says FAA

- The FAA's findings come one year after an Israeli committee told the government that aviation security is in a "catastrophic state."

Congressman Consistently Hassled During Airport Screenings

- Rep. John Lewis tells congressional committee that if this can happen to him "you can only imagine what the average American suffers."

TSA to Widely Deploy New Passenger Screening Technologies

- TSA will deliver Advanced Technology X-ray and Passenger Imaging units to a second wave of U.S. airports.

Shipping Industry Balks at TSA's Approach to Cargo Security on Passenger Airplanes

- Critics say TSA must provide a qualified product list for cargo screening technologies and fund cargo shippers participation in its Certified Cargo Screening Program.

New Laptop Bags Could Make Life Easier for Travelers and Security

- Travelers would no longer have to remove their laptop computers from their carry-on bag during security screening.

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.

Security Blogging

- See how the Transportation Security Administration is using blogging as a way to keep concerned citizens abreast of issues pertaining to airline security.

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.

U.S. Federal Legislation: Airport Security

- A bill (H.R. 1413) that would establish an airport security pilot program has been approved by the House of Representatives and is now pending in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. The program, which would be carried out at five commercial airports. would screen all airport workers with access to sensitive areas within the airport and would then conduct a vulnerability assessment of each airport to determine how well the screening programs worked.

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