Airports Won't Get $120 Million of Security Funds
- U.S. airport safety criticized. Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance;05/03/99, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p3
Reports that passengers and workers at United States airports are not adequately protected from life-threatening dangers. Staff of airport firefighter and rescue units; Contents of the report `Surviving the Crash: The Need to Improve Lifesaving Measures at Our Nation's Airports.'
- Fear of flying. // Current Events;1/20/97, Vol. 96 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the need for increased safety measures in United States airports. Plane crash incidents in 1996; Increasing public fear of flying; Question on funding for increased safety measures.
- Hopkins security moves add extra kink to travel. Josof, Lisa // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/21/96, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p15
Looks at the heightened security at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and other airports in the United States in the wake of the July 1996 TWA Flight 800 explosion in New York. Travelers' response to the inconvenience of changes from heightened security; Lack of evidence of business...
- Lockerbie panelists doubt adequacy of bomb-detection system testing. Fotos, C.P. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/19/90, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p78
Summarizes February hearings with members of the presidential Lockerbie commission, who question the wisdom of deploying large numbers of Thermal Neutron Analysis (TNA) bomb-detection systems before assessing the benefits of more advanced systems.
- U.S., French companies agree to explosives detector venture. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/19/90, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p78
Discusses the agreement between Gamma-Metrics of California and Sodern of France to jointly develop two complementary airport-based explosives detection systems designed to offer high-sensitivity screening of luggage with a low false alarm rate.
- Experts pursue systems approach to bomb detection at airports. Hughes, D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/30/90, Vol. 132 Issue 18, p66
Summarizes a security conference sponsored by the FAA and MIT, where experts said there are many technologies that might be able to detect terrorist bombs, but no single device as yet can do the job alone. United States bomb and flight statistics; Vapor detection techniques; Current research;...
- Act now on ground control safety. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/17/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 25, p7
Editorial. Calls for immediate actions to bolster ground control safety at United States airports and looks at some of the safety systems and equipment available.
- Communications gap mars icing programs. McKenna, James T. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/22/1993, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p44
Contends that poor communication among airline employees, airport operators and FAA air traffic controllers is emerging as a common problem as airports across the US implement icing operations programs for the first time. Meeting in January at LaGuardia Airport, hosted by the Port Authority of...
- Customized services help airport reduce false fire alarms, cut costs and boost security. // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Nov97, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p17
Reports on the fire alarms and security systems of the Greater Rochester International Airport in New York. Building-automation service provider; Calibrated testing and inspection; Test results analysis; Preventive maintenance program; Fire-alarm inspection program; Closed-circuit television...