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Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport to host global entry enrollment event Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News
The Lane Report
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
19:30:00 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,...

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 ...

Passenger gets gun through TSA checkpoint on Atlanta to Tokyo flight, two agents fired
NBC News
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Passenger gets gun through TSA checkpoint on Atlanta to Tokyo flight, two agents fired NBC News A man traveling from Atlanta to Tokyo was able to get a gun through a TSA checkpoint and onto a Delta Air Lines flight...

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...

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.

This shutdown is teaching a hard lesson about inequality in government service
CNN
Wed, 23 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

This shutdown is teaching a hard lesson about inequality in government service CNN The month-long partial government shutdown is all about a standoff over a wall. But it is having the unintended consequence of highlighting some inequality ...

US issues travel advisory: NAIA security deficient
Philippine Star
Fri, 28 Dec 2018
08:00:00 GMT

US issues travel advisory: NAIA security deficient Philippine Star The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an advisory directing airlines going to the Philippines to alert their passengers on the deficiency of ...

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.

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.

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.

Travelers face new security measures on all U.S.-bound flights
CBS News
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Travelers face new security measures on all U.S.-bound flights CBS News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures, including both American citizens ...

dnata Expands U.S. Catering Operations, Completes Acquisition of 121 Inflight Catering
Metropolitan Airport News
Tue, 11 Dec 2018
08:00:00 GMT

dnata Expands U.S. Catering Operations, Completes Acquisition of 121 Inflight Catering Metropolitan Airport News dnata today announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows ...

Government shutdown 2019: What s open and closed during a partial government shutdown
Vox.com
Sat, 19 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Government shutdown 2019: What s open and closed during a partial government shutdown Vox.com Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are set to keep functioning.

The Trump administration announces sweeping changes to airline safety
Business Insider
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The Trump administration announces sweeping changes to airline safety Business Insider Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly just announced a host of new airline security measures.

US Government shutdown 2019: The average FBI salary is $37,000
Quartz
Sat, 19 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

US Government shutdown 2019: The average FBI salary is $37,000 Quartz As roughly 800,000 federal employees enter their fifth week of the US government shutdown, many are struggling to make ends meet by raising money on ...

Privacy Activists Are Wary of Airport Facial Scans
CityLab
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Privacy Activists Are Wary of Airport Facial Scans CityLab DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights but DHS is doing it anyway, warns a new report that finds facial ...

What air travelers should know about the government shutdown
Yahoo Finance
Tue, 08 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

What air travelers should know about the government shutdown Yahoo Finance DALLAS (AP) The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel. Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints, apparently ...

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 ...

New TSA rules force iPad, Kindle, Nintendo Switch into X-ray bins
Polygon
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New TSA rules force iPad, Kindle, Nintendo Switch into X-ray bins Polygon Air travel in the U.S. is about to get a bit more annoying: Devices like tablets, e-readers and gaming handhelds will soon join laptops in the class of...

U.S. requires tougher cargo screening from Middle East airports
Reuters
Mon, 22 Jan 2018
08:00:00 GMT

U.S. requires tougher cargo screening from Middle East airports Reuters The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday it will require six Middle Eastern carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening as part of ...

    Treasure Coast International Airport celebrates opening of U.S. Customs' Global Entry Program
TCPalm
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Treasure Coast International Airport celebrates opening of U.S. Customs' Global Entry Program TCPalm The airport's CBP facility recently underwent a $2.1 million renovation with substantial upgrades to enhance customer *service* and security.

Five Leading Airport Security Technologies by 2030 - iHLS - i-HLS
Israel Homeland Security
Sun, 07 Oct 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Five Leading Airport Security Technologies by 2030 - iHLS i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security (Hebrew). The protection of passengers, staff and aircraft in the airport and its vicinities from crime, terror and other threats has always been on high...

Tampa Strong! HART Offers Assistance to Support Federal Employees at Tampa International Airport
MassTransitMag.com
Fri, 18 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Tampa Strong! HART Offers Assistance to Support Federal Employees at Tampa International Airport MassTransitMag.com HART's contribution will hopefully ease the transportation burden and enable workers to utilize the funds for other necessary items during this period of ...

A U.S. Driver's License Will Still Work for Domestic Air Travel for Now
Travel+Leisure
Wed, 06 Jun 2018
01:40:42 GMT

A U.S. Driver's License Will Still Work for Domestic Air Travel for Now Travel+Leisure The final three states in question have been granted a REAL ID extension.

NJ Senate Leader Proposes to Divert Aviation Fuel Tax for Off-Airport Development
Metropolitan Airport News
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

NJ Senate Leader Proposes to Divert Aviation Fuel Tax for Off-Airport Development Metropolitan Airport News New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) drafted a proposed piece of legislation to lift the cap on aviation fuel taxes paid by airlines serving...

Electronics ban: what you need to know about the new carry-on restrictions
TechRadar
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Electronics ban: what you need to know about the new carry-on restrictions TechRadar US and UK governments now require large electronic devices to be checked in on certain non-stop flights.

DHS Inspector General lambasts TSA s IT security flaws
Network World
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:33:32 GMT
DHS Inspector General lambasts TSA s IT security flaws Network World The Transportation Security Administration's IT department has persistent security problems including unpatched software, inadequate contractor oversight, ...

dnata Named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards 2018
Metropolitan Airport News
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
08:00:00 GMT

dnata Named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards 2018 Metropolitan Airport News For the 9th time, dnata has been named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year. The award was accepted by Jaffar Dawood...

Kenya: KQ Gears Up for October Direct Flights to the U.S.
AllAfrica.com
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Kenya: KQ Gears Up for October Direct Flights to the U.S. AllAfrica.com America's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agency has concluded a security audit of Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, paving the way ...

JFK s TWA Hotel: A Fantastic Merging of the Past With The Future
Metropolitan Airport News
Wed, 09 May 2018
07:00:00 GMT

JFK s TWA Hotel: A Fantastic Merging of the Past With The Future Metropolitan Airport News There's usually nothing noteworthy about sleeping in an airport hotel. The TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport will certainly change that. Those who yearn...

Brazil space station open for small satellite business
Reuters
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Brazil space station open for small satellite business Reuters ALCANTARA SPACE CENTER, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil is ready to launch small commercial rockets from its space base near the equator as soon as it agrees to ...

Air charter firm denies it had any ties to arms shipment
Miami Herald
Fri, 08 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Air charter firm denies it had any ties to arms shipment Miami Herald 21 Air says it had no responsibility for the cargo seized in Venezuela, casting blame on a client, which also issued a denial. To complicate matters, one...

The TWA Hotel s 1958 Lockheed Constellation Connie Airplane Heads to JFK Airport
Metropolitan Airport News
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
07:00:00 GMT

The TWA Hotel s 1958 Lockheed Constellation Connie Airplane Heads to JFK Airport Metropolitan Airport News The TWA Hotel's 1958 Lockheed Constellation Connie L-1649A Starliner airplane is completing her 300-mile journey from Auburn-Lewiston Airport in Maine, ...

TSA begins testing fingerprint check-ins at two US airports
Engadget
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
TSA begins testing fingerprint check-ins at two US airports Engadget It's never a nice experience to stand in line at the airport for hours just to get a pat down when you get to the end. Hopefully, TSA's new biometric...

dnata Continues to Expand and Invest in the U.S.
Metropolitan Airport News
Tue, 20 Nov 2018
08:00:00 GMT

dnata Continues to Expand and Invest in the U.S. Metropolitan Airport News dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, continues to expand in the United States. The company has launched operations at Los Angeles ...

Hawaiian Airlines passengers, crew treated after pepper spray goes off
Fox News
Sat, 01 Sep 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Hawaiian Airlines passengers, crew treated after pepper spray goes off Fox News A dozen passengers and three flight attendants required medical attention Friday after a can of pepper spray went off inside the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines ...

7 Ways the Government Shutdown Is Impacting Americans
TeenVogue.com
Thu, 10 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

7 Ways the Government Shutdown Is Impacting Americans TeenVogue.com Updated on January 10, 2019: President Donald Trump initially promised that Mexico would pay for his proposed border wall between Mexico and the United ...

Flying With Marijuana From One Legal State To Another Is Still Illegal
The Fresh Toast
Wed, 18 Jul 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Flying With Marijuana From One Legal State To Another Is Still Illegal The Fresh Toast Flying with medical or recreational marijuana, even from one legalized state to another, is still illegal because the feds are in charge of the skies.

Air Cargo Advance Screening Now Mandatory
Global Trade Magazine
Thu, 12 Jul 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Air Cargo Advance Screening Now Mandatory Global Trade Magazine Before June 12, 2018, a voluntary air cargo security process was in place. Under ACAS, carriers submit required pre-arrival air cargo data to CBP prior to ...

Whitmer: Unemployment benefits needed for unpaid workers
The Detroit News
Fri, 18 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Whitmer: Unemployment benefits needed for unpaid workers The Detroit News Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants answers from the Trump administration on states' ability to provide unemployment benefits to federal employees working ...

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