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REAL ID deadline: TSA urges consumers to change identification as deadline for air travel documentation draws near
CBS News
Fri, 23 Aug 2019
07:00:00 GMT

REAL ID deadline: TSA urges consumers to change identification as deadline for air travel documentation draws near CBS News The clock is ticking for consumers to get a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a flight in the U.S..

TSA Precheck enrollment event set for Oct 14-18 at airport
Daytona Times
Sat, 14 Sep 2019
13:59:00 GMT

TSA Precheck enrollment event set for Oct 14-18 at airport Daytona Times TSA will host a Precheck enrollment event from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from Oct. 14-18 at Daytona Beach International Airport.

Everything you need to know if you're traveling through LAX
USA TODAY
Wed, 11 Sep 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Everything you need to know if you're traveling through LAX USA TODAY LAX: Guide to the Los Angeles International Airport.

Why a Judge's Terrorism Watchlist Ruling is a Game Changer: What Happens Next
Just Security
Mon, 09 Sep 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Why a Judge's Terrorism Watchlist Ruling is a Game Changer: What Happens Next Just Security United States District Judge Anthony J. Trenga issued an opinion last Wednesday that should send a shiver down the spine of those invested in the...

Landmark TWA Flight Center Now Stuns as Hotel
HowStuffWorks
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Landmark TWA Flight Center Now Stuns as Hotel HowStuffWorks It took 22 agencies and more than 180 firms to turn Eero Saarinen's groundbreaking TWA terminal into a spectacular hotel. HowStuffWorks visits.

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source
Reuters
Tue, 21 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source Reuters The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on ...

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border
Reuters
Wed, 15 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with ...

Passport Or Driver's License At The Airport? What Real ID Act Means For Your Travel Plans
Newsweek
Mon, 03 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Passport Or Driver's License At The Airport? What Real ID Act Means For Your Travel Plans Newsweek Do you need a passport or a driver's license to fly at the airport? Pretty soon, your current driver's license may not be...

Air travel fears mount as U.S. government shutdown drags on
Reuters
Wed, 09 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Air travel fears mount as U.S. government shutdown drags on Reuters U.S. airport security workers and air traffic controllers working without pay warned that security and safety could be compromised if a government shutdown ...

Letter to Palm Springs TSA personnel says government shutdown may impact PSP airport security
The Desert Sun
Tue, 08 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Letter to Palm Springs TSA personnel says government shutdown may impact PSP airport security The Desert Sun California airports security director warns TSA agents of disciplinary action if they call in sick.

TSA Walkout at 10 Biggest Airports Would Ground a Third of All Flights
24/7 Wall St.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

TSA Walkout at 10 Biggest Airports Would Ground a Third of All Flights 24/7 Wall St. The partial shutdown of the federal government has left Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) workers without paychecks. The government agency has ...

New TSA rule affects quantity of powders allowed in carry-on bags
The Washington Post
Thu, 28 Jun 2018
07:00:00 GMT

New TSA rule affects quantity of powders allowed in carry-on bags The Washington Post Starting Saturday, the Transportation Security Administration will introduce a rule affecting the size of containers holding powdery substances. The measure ...

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport to host global entry enrollment event Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News
The Lane Report
Thu, 14 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport to host global entry enrollment event Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News The Lane Report LOUISVILLE, Ky. The Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) will host a Global Entry Enrollment Event beginning Monday,...

Facial Recognition At U.S. Airports. Should You Be Concerned?
Forbes
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Facial Recognition At U.S. Airports. Should You Be Concerned? Forbes Facial recognition will be deployed at the top 20 U.S. airports by 2021 for 100 percent of all international passengers", including American citizens, according to ...

Real ID launches in Tennessee, but most are sticking with traditional driver's license
Knoxville News Sentinel
Mon, 08 Jul 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Real ID launches in Tennessee, but most are sticking with traditional driver's license Knoxville News Sentinel Business is brisk at the state's 44 full-*service* Driver Services Centers, with the rollout of Tennessee's first Real ID-compliant driver's licenses. But at first,...

Smiths Detection Inc. opens new Technology Studio to showcase cutting-edge security solutions at its Americas headquarters
Environmental Expert
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
04:43:35 GMT

Smiths Detection Inc. opens new Technology Studio to showcase cutting-edge security solutions at its Americas headquarters Environmental Expert EDGEWOOD, MA -- Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) announces the creation of a new Technology Studio at its Americas headquarters, located in Edgewood,...

Sorry But You'll Probably Have To Visit The DMV Soon If You Want To Fly Domestic
Gothamist
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Sorry But You'll Probably Have To Visit The DMV Soon If You Want To Fly Domestic Gothamist "But I already have a real ID," I know you are muttering to yourself right now, because I was just muttering the very...

Trends in International Travel Part 4: Conclusion
Eno Transportation Weekly
Thu, 23 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Trends in International Travel Part 4: Conclusion Eno Transportation Weekly Eno conducted an analysis of the international market for air travel in November 2018 for the Japan International Transport Institute. This multi-part ETW series ...

TSA plans to send more airport screeners to Mexico border
The Detroit News
Tue, 25 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

TSA plans to send more airport screeners to Mexico border The Detroit News The TSA plans to send more than 650 airport screeners and federal air marshals to help handle an increase in migrants arriving at the Mexico border.

New TSA rule: All electronics must go in screening bins
The Washington Post
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New TSA rule: All electronics must go in screening bins The Washington Post What do cameras, e-readers, Game Boys, tablets, CPAP machines, DVD players and Barbie B-Books have in common? They are all electronics that go on ...

    TSA now allowing migrants released from federal custody without proper paperwork or ID to board flights
Yahoo News
Fri, 07 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

TSA now allowing migrants released from federal custody without proper paperwork or ID to board flights Yahoo News Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation Oliver McGee says the new policy would allow migrants to use a court appearance notice as...

Flying With CBD Oil in Your Carry-On Just Got Easier
Yahoo Lifestyle
Tue, 04 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Flying With CBD Oil in Your Carry-On Just Got Easier Yahoo Lifestyle Read up on the new TSA regulations surrounding CBD before boarding your next flight.

TSA Misses 70% Of Fake Weapons But That's An Improvement
Forbes Now
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
TSA Misses 70% Of Fake Weapons But That's An Improvement Forbes Now The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) missed 70% of fake weapons in tests, but that's actually an improvement.

Rohde & Schwarz Achieves Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Certification for Its R&S QPS201 Security Scanner
Business Wire
Thu, 21 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Rohde & Schwarz Achieves Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Certification for Its R&S QPS201 Security Scanner Business Wire Rohde & Schwarz, a world leader in manufacturing test and measurement, communications, and broadcast and media equipment, announced today that its.

Thruvision People Screening Technology to be Trialed in London Underground Station to Detect Knives in Public Places - Press Release
Digital Journal
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
14:09:00 GMT

Thruvision People Screening Technology to be Trialed in London Underground Station to Detect Knives in Public Places - Press Release Digital Journal Thruvision's passive terahertz technology is already vetted and approved by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and is...

DHS Funds Airport Navigation App That Guides You from Check-in to...
Metropolitan Airport News
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
07:00:00 GMT

DHS Funds Airport Navigation App That Guides You from Check-in to... Metropolitan Airport News The DHS is investing in tech that helps air travelers navigate airport security and gives federal agents a direct line of communication with passengers.

These Are the Biggest Ways That 9/11 Changed Airport Security
The Cheat Sheet
Wed, 14 Feb 2018
08:00:00 GMT

These Are the Biggest Ways That 9/11 Changed Airport Security The Cheat Sheet Flying in America has changed dramatically since 9/11. Here are the biggest changes you'll see at the airport.

This Is Why You Should Be Worried About Facial Recognition Boarding Passes
Yahoo Lifestyle
Mon, 24 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

This Is Why You Should Be Worried About Facial Recognition Boarding Passes Yahoo Lifestyle Before you put away those paper tickets and board your next flight with a photo, you need to read this.

US bans tablets and laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries
The Verge
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
US bans tablets and laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries The Verge The Department of Homeland Security today announced new carry-on restrictions for flights to the US from eight Middle Eastern countries, confirming reports ...

Guns, Grenade Found in Carry-On Baggage at McCarran International Airport in 2018
KDWN
Mon, 11 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Guns, Grenade Found in Carry-On Baggage at McCarran International Airport in 2018 KDWN Airport screeners in Las Vegas found 59 guns and an inactive grenade in passengers' carry-on luggage last year.

What to do when US law enforcement asks for your password
Android Authority
Fri, 03 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

What to do when US law enforcement asks for your password Android Authority In March 2017, Zainab Merchant, a graduate student in journalism at Harvard University, was stopped by U.S. customs personnel at Toronto airport as she ...

Sickouts and Strike Threats Stopped the Government Shutdown
Jacobin magazine
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Sickouts and Strike Threats Stopped the Government Shutdown Jacobin magazine Just last night, there was no end to the government shutdown in sight. But when airport workers started calling in sick and raising the threat of a strike, everything ...

Slight Uptick in Firearms Caught at NYC Area Airports in 2018
Metropolitan Airport News
Thu, 07 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Slight Uptick in Firearms Caught at NYC Area Airports in 2018 Metropolitan Airport News Eighty-six percent of firearms detected at checkpoints last year were loaded and nearly 34 percent had a bullet in the chamber.

Ineffective Anti-Drone Systems Leave US Airports Facing Risks Like London's
Insurance Journal
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
08:00:00 GMT

Ineffective Anti-Drone Systems Leave US Airports Facing Risks Like London's Insurance Journal U.S. airports may be just as vulnerable as London's Gatwick airport to the kind of illegal drone incursions that shut down the U.K.'s second-busiest hub.

TSA adds Air India to list of airlines whose flyers can avail its 'PreCheck' programme
Times of India
Fri, 22 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

TSA adds Air India to list of airlines whose flyers can avail its 'PreCheck' programme Times of India NEW DELHI: Air India's direct flights between India and the US are set to get even more convenient for citizens, nationals and...

Anxious Holocaust survivor: My TSA screening at Fort Myers airport was 'shameful' - The News
Press
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Anxious Holocaust survivor: My TSA screening at Fort Myers airport was 'shameful' The News-Press Bella Altura, 86 years old, a retired professor and Holocaust survivor, knows a thing or two about getting through tough times. That's why one does a...

Sexual Assault Aboard Aircraft
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Sexual Assault Aboard Aircraft Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI is alerting the public to a serious federal crime that is on the rise sexual assault aboard aircraft and encouraging people to immediately report these ...

Seattle's tiny second airport wants to offer a boutique flying experience
Lonely Planet Travel News
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Seattle's tiny second airport wants to offer a boutique flying experience Lonely Planet Travel News Paine Field is Seattle's new second airport, and it's really small and is servicing 24 daily flights to cities in the west of the US.

How Europe Saved Global Air Travel From the US Laptop Ban
The Daily Beast
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How Europe Saved Global Air Travel From the US Laptop Ban The Daily Beast The Trump administration's threat was a knee-jerk response to a threat that did not foresee the consequences. One phone call averted catastrophe.

Should Homeland Security be broken up?
Yahoo News
Mon, 15 Jul 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Should Homeland Security be broken up? Yahoo News Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently said the Department of Homeland Security should be broken up. Has the newest cabinet agency kept us safe or is it a ...

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