Myth Busters

March 2008
Airport Security Report;3/26/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p5
Market Research Report
The article discusses the role of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration ((TSA) in checking foreign citizens taking flight lessons in the U.S. Each and every foreign national that applies for flight training at any Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certified school anywhere in the world is checked by TSA prior to beginning that training. In 2004, TSA assumed responsibility for the Alien Flight Student Program from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


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