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Don't ground TSA's Quiet Skies program
The Daily Advertiser
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
00:42:00 GMT

The Daily Advertiser Don't ground TSA's Quiet Skies program The Daily Advertiser But now, when the TSA is trying to do just that, critics are in an uproar over its "Quiet Skies" program, in which air marshals closely monitor...

Airplane theft reveals longstanding security vulnerability, former TSA ...
NBCNews.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2018
22:33:15 GMT

NBCNews.com Airplane theft reveals longstanding security vulnerability, former TSA ... NBCNews.com The theft of an empty commuter plane highlighted "a vulnerability that is still existing here, almost 17 years after 9/11," said former TSA administrator John ... Former TSA...

TSA faces backlash over 'Quiet Skies' programme
Airport Technology
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
10:35:35 GMT

Airport Technology TSA faces backlash over 'Quiet Skies' programme Airport Technology The Globe report triggered criticism against the TSA from several stakeholders in the aviation industry. The American public would be better served if [air marshals] were instead assigned...

More fallout from Sea-Tac plane theft
Politico
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
14:04:07 GMT

New York Post More fallout from Sea-Tac plane theft Politico The bill passed the House unanimously last year and was later rolled into a House-passed DHS reauthorization, H.R. 2825 (115). Both versions have stalled in the upper chamber. ......

TSA considering dropping screening at small airports
CBS News
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
12:31:00 GMT

CBS News TSA considering dropping screening at small airports CBS News The TSA is considering ending screening of passengers at smaller airports across the country to focus security efforts at the largest airports. It is unclear how advanced the...

TracPlus and TSA, Brazil Partner to Deliver Best in Class Aircraft Solutions
AviationPros.com
Thu, 26 Jul 2018
15:05:11 GMT

TracPlus and TSA , Brazil Partner to Deliver Best in Class Aircraft Solutions AviationPros.com TracPlus and TSA (Tecnologia e Suprimento de Avia o) on July 26, announced a partnership to further enhance safety and security in the civil aviation sector...

Airplane theft reveals longstanding security vulnerability, former TSA administrator says
NBCNews.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2018
22:33:15 GMT

NBCNews.com Airplane theft reveals longstanding security vulnerability, former TSA administrator says NBCNews.com While their potential dangers are "clearly of great concern to everybody in the aviation industry," Pistole said, airlines, airports and the federal government tend to focus on...

Ideas from the Agency Everybody Loves to Hate.
AviationPros.com (blog)
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
12:40:33 GMT

AviationPros.com (blog) Ideas from the Agency Everybody Loves to Hate. AviationPros.com (blog) First, there was a great deal of recent media coverage about TSA considering a proposal to eliminate passenger screening at about 150 mostly small commercial airports... about...

Seattle hijacker's plane heist, midair stunts and fiery crash expose gaps in aviation security
Washington Post
Sat, 11 Aug 2018
22:52:35 GMT

Washington Post Seattle hijacker's plane heist, midair stunts and fiery crash expose gaps in aviation security Washington Post The 29-year-old hijacker was performing midair stunts over Puget Sound, an erratic flight pattern that seemed to mirror the loops and...

DHS spending bill heads for House markup
Politico
Thu, 19 Jul 2018
14:04:56 GMT

DHS spending bill heads for House markup Politico ... DHS spending bill today. The bill would lay out a $7.3 billion budget for TSA that includes money for the agency to purchase 240 new machines for screening carry-on baggage and...

Axios PM
Axios
Mon, 13 Aug 2018
20:53:18 GMT

Axios Axios PM Axios Situational awareness: Relief may be coming for nasty wait times at airport security screenings, the N.Y. Times' Zach Wichter reports, with TSA testing new scanning machines for carry-on bags at JFK Airport in New York...

Is it the FAA bill's time to shine?
Politico
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
14:02:48 GMT

Is it the FAA bill's time to shine? Politico AIR MAIL: DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen noted during a speech Tuesday that TSA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection haven't had to stop any air cargo shipments from entering the U.S....

TSA considering cuts to air marshal program: report
The Hill
Sat, 04 Aug 2018
12:22:39 GMT

The Hill TSA considering cuts to air marshal program: report The Hill CNN reported that the agency is considering an internal report detailing up to $300 million worth of funding cuts, including a plan that would reduce the number...

TSA is not dropping security screening at small airports - CBS News
CBS News
Tue, 07 Aug 2018
03:16:14 GMT

CBS News TSA is not dropping security screening at small airports - CBS News CBS News TSA sources confirm to CBS News' Kris Van Cleave that the agency has no plans to drop security screening at 150 small airports....

Basic Training Program for Transportation Security Officers Would Benefit from Performance Goals and Measures
Government Accountability Office
Thu, 26 Jul 2018
16:53:11 GMT

Basic Training Program for Transportation Security Officers Would Benefit from Performance Goals and Measures Government Accountability Office The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) established the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Basic Training program at the TSA Academy at the Federal...

    Civil rights groups and lawmakers express concerns about a TSA program that tracks domestic travelers
Los Angeles Times
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
18:07:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times Civil rights groups and lawmakers express concerns about a TSA program that tracks domestic travelers Los Angeles Times The program analyzes information on a passenger's travel patterns, and through a system of checks and balances, to...

US GAO Criticizes TSA Training For Lack Of Performance Goals
Aviation Week
Mon, 30 Jul 2018
14:02:17 GMT

US GAO Criticizes TSA Training For Lack Of Performance Goals Aviation Week WASHINGTON A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling on the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) to set specific goals and measures for...

Schumer Demands TSA Keep Security Procedures
Jamestown Post Journal
Sun, 12 Aug 2018
12:52:40 GMT

Schumer Demands TSA Keep Security Procedures Jamestown Post Journal So, the TSA must firmly and immediately come out and vociferously reject any and all bureaucratic proposals to reduce, rollback or eliminate critical aviation security measures, like passenger screenings, and they...

Westminster man walked through TSA checkpoint at BWI with knife, no boarding pass
Baltimore Sun
Thu, 19 Jul 2018
17:13:02 GMT

Baltimore Sun Westminster man walked through TSA checkpoint at BWI with knife, no boarding pass Baltimore Sun The incident was a double failure on the TSA's part, said Jeffrey Price, an aviation security expert and professor at the Metropolitan...

TSA: No current plans to cease small airport screening
Politico
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
14:02:27 GMT

TSA : No current plans to cease small airport screening Politico Any potential operational changes to better allocate limited taxpayer resources are simply part of predecisional discussions and deliberations and would not take place without a risk assessment to ensure...

FL: Woman Questioned After Trying to Bring Lye Through Orlando Airport
AviationPros.com
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
13:40:49 GMT

FL: Woman Questioned After Trying to Bring Lye Through Orlando Airport AviationPros.com The woman, who was scheduled to fly to Los Angeles International Airport, was not allowed to board and was barred from the airport, a TSA spokeswoman said. Her...

TSA Chief Says No Airport Passenger Screenings Will be Eliminated
AviationPros.com
Thu, 09 Aug 2018
13:32:52 GMT

TSA Chief Says No Airport Passenger Screenings Will be Eliminated AviationPros.com Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) Administrator David Pekoske said Tuesday that the agency will not be eliminating passenger screening at any federalized U.S. airports after reports that such...

TSA Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Tech in New York (Video)
107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog)
Thu, 26 Jul 2018
21:04:18 GMT

107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog) TSA Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Tech in New York (Video) 107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog) A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) which provides 3-D imaging is being tested at a Transportation Security...

Airport Security: Does Size Matter?
The Globe Post
Wed, 08 Aug 2018
21:20:21 GMT

The Globe Post Airport Security: Does Size Matter? The Globe Post And now, many terrorism experts are criticizing the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) for considering the elimination of passenger screening at small and medium-sized airports serving aircraft...

Fearing Risk; Fearing Reality
Lawfare (blog)
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
11:56:51 GMT

Fearing Risk; Fearing Reality Lawfare (blog) Still, Bozeman had its TSA station, just like every other airport in post-9/11 America. I remember it pretty well because of the experience I had that day 10 years ago as I left the...

TSA Discusses Removing Security In 150+ US Airports
Newsy
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
23:42:01 GMT

Newsy TSA Discusses Removing Security In 150+ US Airports Newsy If the change is put into place, it could reportedly save the TSA around $115 million annually. But critics of the proposal say the move could be dangerous as...

Thune Adding TSA, NTSB Bills to FAA Authorization
Roll Call
Wed, 18 Jul 2018
18:58:44 GMT

Roll Call Thune Adding TSA , NTSB Bills to FAA Authorization Roll Call Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman John Thune is including additional transportation-related bills in the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, he said in a Wednesday interview. In...

American, TSA to Bring CT Scanners To JFK
TravelPulse
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
14:24:21 GMT

TravelPulse American, TSA to Bring CT Scanners To JFK TravelPulse American Airlines is working with the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) to test a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The...

IG tells FAMS how it really feels
Politico
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
14:03:38 GMT

IG tells FAMS how it really feels Politico ANOTHER DING IN THE ARMOR: DHS ' inspector general released a report Monday that again lambasted the Federal Air Marshal Service and raised questions about its contribution to TSA's overall mission. The...

American Airlines and Analogic Collaborate to Deploy Next-Generation Screening for Airport Checkpoints at New ...
P&T Community
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
15:36:49 GMT

Airport Technology American Airlines and Analogic Collaborate to Deploy Next-Generation Screening for Airport Checkpoints at New ... P&T Community PEABODY, Mass., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, will premiere...



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