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- PIVOTAL EVENTS IN CONGRESS. Graham, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;11/3/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 44, p3436
Presents updates on pivotal events that happened in the United States (U.S.) Congress for the week ending November 1, 2001. Debate over airport security in the U.S. House; Delay in the approval of an economic stimulus legislation in the U.S. Senate; Statistics on budget surplus for fiscal year 2001.
- SECURITY SAGAS. // Government Executive;Jan2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p63
Presents experiences of various people who suffered inconvenience due to high security in U.S. airports. Delay of a flight due to security checking; Unexpected aspect of security checking in an airport; Drawbacks of the process in the airport.
- New technology bomb detectors will improve .. Ott, J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/3/87, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p43
New technologies & instruments for improved bomb detection are becoming available that will increase airport security. Development of new security devices, including improved X-ray systems & chemical-based bomb sniffers, is part of an FAA program launched late in 1985 following a series of...
- Britain to implement new airport, airline security measures. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/1/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 18, p107
Discusses an announcement by British Transport Minister Paul Channon that new airport and airlines security procedures have been developed following the Lockerbie disaster investigation. New measures.
- Airlines say FAA moving too fast on plan to install bomb detectors. Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/17/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p96
Discusses the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) proposal that US airlines install automated explosive detectors at about 40 international airports within two to three years, which airlines say is too ambitious a plan and too expensive forthe carriers to pay for without raising fares. ...
- TNA system at JFK detects 94-99 percent of explosives in first weeks of test. McKenna, J.T. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/9/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p143
Reports that the FAA's Thermal Neutron Analysis system, produced by Scientific Applications International Corp., has detected 94-99 percent of explosives run through it during the first two weeks of a year-long test at Trans World Airlines' international terminal at John F. Kennedy International...
- Close the airport security gap. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/23/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 17, p7
Editorial. Talks about the need for increased emphasis on the role of airport security personnel in preventing sabotage, and how sophisticated technology alone is not enough to secure airports and aircraft.
- Experts say total security program needed to counter terrorist threat. Henderson, B.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/20/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 21, p67
Discusses the need for a total security program to make airports more secure and the role new technology will play. Terrorist incidents and tactics; Broader approach to security; New types of technology.
- Poll: Tighten airport security. L.J. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/05/96, Vol. 43 Issue 32, p7
Reports on a poll related to airport security in the United States. Call for tighter security.