Will Terrorist Threats Curtail Travel?
- Shrinking the world. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/5/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 19, p13
Reports on a service offered at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport which shrink-wraps items up to eight feet long. Its use to prevent pilferage and damage while items travel as unattended airline baggage.
- Airlines â€˜Almostâ€™ Meet Checked Bag Deadline. Croft, John // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/28/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p47
Focuses on the deadline set for passenger bag screening of carriers in the United States. Scope of the 60-day deadline according to John Magaw; Benefits of the bag-matching program for flights departing airports; Purpose of the aviation security legislation.
- Europe Joins Battle For Aviation Security. Taverna, Michael A.; Sparaco, Pierre // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/7/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p52
Reports the move of the European Council to establish aviation security measures for baggage and passenger screening on airports in Europe. Scope of the security measures; Use of biometrics technology by defense electronics firm Sagem; Advantages of fingerprinting over other biometric methods.
- Delays Create Insecurity For Those Insuring Airlines. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;12/3/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 49, p40
Discusses problems in the implementation of an airline security law in the United States following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Reasons for the delay in meeting the deadline set for screening luggages for explosives; Speculations on the implementation of the law; Importance of...
- Terrorism: will it affect business travel? // Director;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p16
The article presents public opinion on the potential effect of terrorism on business travel posted on the business Web site www.management-issues.com. It includes one on the decline in the business performance of airlines, the importance of lifting hand luggage restrictions and the estimated...
- ASK ALEX. McWhirter, Alex // Business Traveller (UK/Europe Edition);Oct2013, p45
The article presents questions and answers related to business travelling including one on the difference between the travelling tax in flying from Europe to Japan and Europe to Australia, another on the 100 U.S. dollar compensation offered by Air Asia for lost baggage, and another one on why...
- CWT examines travel stresses. // Travel Daily;10/15/2012, p9
The article focuses on the survey conducted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel Inc.'s Solutions Group, which shows that inefficient or slow internet access, flying economy on long or medium-haul sectors, and lost or delayed baggage are the three main areas of stress for business travellers.
- Safety News Briefs. // Air Safety Week;10/16/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p5
This section presents news briefs related to air safety. Airlines have been directed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to screen all packages brought to airline counters for shipping for explosives before being loaded on passenger planes. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported...
- Qantas adapts for a new era. Jeziorski, Andrzej // Asian Aviation Magazine;Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p20
The article reports on the two-brand strategy used by Qantas Group to ensure its iconic status, global reputation and commercial strength. According to Alan Joyce, chief executive officer (CEO), one is the development of the next-generation check-in system that ensures the full range of security...