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- Airport initiative hopes to speed up wait on lines. Brooks, David // New Hampshire Business Review;8/29/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p11
The article reports on the Black Diamond security initiative at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire. The system allows people to choose among three levels of security lanes suited to their level of experience, green for beginners, blue for casual and black for experts. It states...
- New system forecasts ground icing threat. Goyer, Robert // Flying;Apr97, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p42
Reports on the Federal Aviation Administration's funding of a study on the development of a forecasting system called Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM) that is designed to predict the potential severity of ice/snow conditions at airports that are always affected by winter...
- Low-visibility airport operations. Siuru, Bill // Electronics Now;Dec97, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p12
Features an aircraft technology from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) that would keep commercial aircraft moving safely on runways and taxiways regardless of visibility. Component technologies of the innovation; Overview on how the system works; Expected benefit from the...
- Indianapolis Terminal Design Looking Secure and Green. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/22/2003, Vol. 251 Issue 12, p16
Focuses on security requirements of midfield terminal at International Airport of Indianapolis, Indiana. Details of conceptual design of the terminal; Changes made in the design to accommodate security requirements.
- T5 will be at capacity from day one. Coulter, Adam // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/19/2007, Issue 2789, p7
The article highlights the Terminal 5 in Heathrow, England which will handle 76,000 people a day. Accordingly, the terminal is the result of the nine-year planning and it is considered to have the highest number of people who are waiting for their flight schedules. Moreover, the security systems...
- Rex slams Melbourne Airport. // Travel Weekly Australia;9/29/2006, Issue 20, p4
The article focuses on the accusation of Regional Express that Melbourne Airport compromised its services by increasing the security screening charges. The company was required to give way to allow Virgin Blue to gain access to the concourse. Melbourne Airport's general manager of environment,...
- QR technology may yield better bomb detection. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/21/1994, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p49
Reports on the quadrupole resonance (QR) technology developed by the Naval Research Laboratory. Improvements for airport bomb detection unit; Cost comparison with thermal neutron activation (TNA) devices; Quantum Magnetics' construction of a small QR demonstrator; Operating mechanism of QR.
- SECURITY SCANDAL. PETERSON, BARBARA S. // Popular Mechanics;Nov2012, Vol. 189 Issue 11, p82
The article discusses how the U.S. could improve airport security. It is said that numerous security blunders occur at airports across the country annually. A recent poll showed that only about 50 percent of the people surveyed approve Transportation Security Administration's (TSA's) handling of...
- ROAD WARRIOR. // Sell!ng;Jun2003, p8
Provides several travel tips. Things to do to protect yourself during travel; Recommendations offered by the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration to expedite the security process at airports and avoid tripping an alarm; Tips to stay on time in travels.