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TSA's "Secure Flight" Launches Friday Amid Auditors' Concerns

- TSA's program to compare airline passengers against the terrorist watch list is set to go,but problems persist, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Private Plane Regulation Opposed

- Industry leaders criticize as costly and ineffective a proposed rule that would increase security on private aircraft.

Body Scanners Used as Primary Screening Technology at Tulsa International Airport

- The Transportation Security Administration's new body-scanning machines have been unveiled this week at Tulsa International Airport as the primary screening technology to favorable reviews, reports USA Today.

TSA to Extend Post-9-11 Security Rules to Private Jets

- The business aviation community is angered by a new TSA proposal that would impose post-9-11 security rules on private aircraft weighing more than 12,500 pounds.

TSA Takes Over Matching Passengers to Watch List from Airlines

- The Department of Homeland Security says by assuming responsibility of the Secure Flight program there will be fewer false matches between passengers and terrorists.

Small Airports Nationwide Implement New Security Training

- A new, free training curriculum helps general aviation airports correct their security vulnerabilities.

Islamabad International Airport Threatened by Suicide Attack

- An anonymous caller threatened suicide attacks against the country's airports at 12:40 p.m., leading to the evacuation of Islamabad International Airport's passenger lounges and parking areas.

U.S. Federal Legislation: Airport Screening

- A bill (H.R. 5909) that would change the way that DHS tests airport security screeners has been approved by the House of Representatives and is now pending in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

DHS Working on Anxiety Detection Screener

- A new generation of passenger screening technology in development by DHS will seek to measure travelers' anxiety levels.

Software Randomizes Airport Patrols

- A new software program may help airport patrols become truly random to counter criminal and terrorist surveillance.

New Views on Airport Screening

- From dual-view to magnetic resonance imaging, numerous evolving technologies are being adapted to security needs for better screening of bags and travelers.

Judge Says No to Guns in Nonsecure Areas of Atlanta Airport

- A federal judge ruled yesterday that people with gun licenses cannot carry their weapons in nonsecure areas of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Lost TSA Contractor Laptop Found in Same Office Where it Went Missing

- The laptop lost at San Francisco International Airport contained the names and personal information of 33,000 travelers who signed up for TSA's Clear program.
 




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