Senate Panel Gives Nod to $600M Over Three Years to Improve Airport Screening
- Canada Endorses CATSA. // Airport Security Report;9/26/2007, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p3
The article reports on the result of the review of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) Act. A three-member advisory panel reviewed the CATSA Act, making over 40 recommendations, some of which will be implemented immediately. Responsibility for aviation security will continue to...
- Airline & Travel News - Airline News: Tsa Considers Cell Phones For Agents. // AirGuide Online.com;3/3/2014, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has considered a regulatory change to allow airport security screening personnel to have mobile phones in case of emergency in 2014.
- The BackPage. // Traffic World;3/14/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 11, p39
Highlights developments related to communication and traffic in the U.S. News coverage for a highway bill; Selection of former U.S. Department of Homeland Security head Tom Ridge as a member of its board of directors; Ban on airline passengers carrying cigarette lighters on board airplanes or...
- EU Nears New Airport Regulations. Costello, Brid // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/28/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 66, p20
This article reports on the actions taken by the European Union toward introducing new airport regulations governing liquids onboard aircraft. The Regulatory Committee for Civil Aviation Security approved proposed rules that would limit the amount of liquids passengers can take through security...
- When Flying, Silence Is Golden. Forbes, Steve // Forbes Global;7/4/2005, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p12
Focuses on the passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that would change several rules at the Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport in Washington D.C. Provisions of the bill; Authority of the captain to take an action if a passenger leaves his seat during the waiting...
- CONGRESSIONAL UPDATE: LEGISLATION. Abbott, Thomas M. // Contract Management;Aug2012, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p86
The article offers updates on legislation in the U.S. Senator Carl Levin introduces a bill that would authorize appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) for fiscal year 2013. Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that would require security screening of passengers at airports to be...
- Strategy Shift. Doyle, John M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/28/2008, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p245
The article offers a look at changes facing airport security measures in 2008. Congressional directives and passenger pressure may force the Bush administration to spend more money on other technologies to screen cargo on passenger aircraft and vet people working around aircraft. Over the next...
- Tarmac Rule Signals Shift In Passengers' Rights. // AirGuide Online.com;3/29/2010, p3
The article reports that the changes in the Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections Act in the U.S. signals a shift in the battle for the rights of passengers from a grass-roots effort to government-enforced laws.
- Houston Hobby Airport. // AirGuide Business;3/1/2010, p13
The article reports on the temporary shutdown of the William P. Hobby airport in Houston, Texas due to a suspicious item screened in a carry-on bag.