Delta to invest in China Eastern rather than provide discounts to customers, man goes through TSA and boards plane without ticket, LaGuardia to get big makeover
Despite having their ID’s and Passports lost or stolen US Nationals traveling domestically or internationally will still be able to fly home without too much hassle if they are prepared and follow straightforward procedures.
Whistleblower faults TSA’s PreCheck program, Delta debuts new terminal that separates the haves and have-nots, public playgrounds are being created for senior citizens
Carnival Cruise Lines sets limits for bottled beverages allowing only one bottle of wine or champagne, IATA introduces carry-on baggage size guidelines, TSA missed workers on terror watch list
TSA recently failed 96% of the Inspector General’s security checkpoint tests. Ned Levi examines DHS Secretary Johnson’s directives to improve TSA to determine if they address their systemic problems which caused the checkpoint test failures.
EXCLUSIVE: Undercover DHS tests find security failures at US airports A recent internal investigation by the Department of Homeland Security found that undercover agents were able to smuggle mock explosives or banned weapons through security checkpoints at dozens of US airports. The series of tests were conducted by Homeland Security Red Teams who pose as […]
TSA relies on its L3 ProVision full body scanners, which use millimeter wave (MMW), terahertz radio frequency technology to detect objects concealed by air travelers at TSA security checkpoints. These scanners are in use at major and midsized US airports, scanning travelers from head to foot looking for weapons, explosives and other prohibited items. It’s […]
I can’t imagine anyone disagreeing that security at our airports is essential. That said, in my opinion, TSA’s strategic airport security plan is out of step with the country’s air transportation security needs. We can readily see that TSA’s security priorities are upside down at best when we examine their budget. In their fiscal 2015 […]
Delta to cut international flights If you’re planning to go to Brazil, don’t count on Delta getting you there. Delta said Wednesday that it planned to cut back on international flights by 3 percent during the last three months of the year. It will target countries hurt most by the volatility in the currency and […]
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