Security

News and information about crew, passenger, aircraft and airport security issues.

Oct 2, 2006 - 1:45 PM
The so-called “stealth” amendment passed Congress last month, granting the City of Rialto, Calif., special dispensation to sell its municipally owned airpo
Oct 2, 2006 - 11:18 AM
Former Comair flight attendant (FA) Gilbert Knops has filed suit against the airline, claiming his ethnic appearance and anti-war sentiment bred suspicion
Oct 2, 2006 - 8:39 AM
In the aftermath of 9/11, the number-one priority quickly became answering “How did it happen?” and “How do we stop it from happening again?”<br /> <br />
Sep 29, 2006 - 10:01 AM
While many in general aviation were seeking to modify or eliminate the much-loathed Washington air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the FAA executed a 1
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Sep 28, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Perhaps one of the least appreciated benefits of corporate aviation is that its pilots and their passengers don’t have to endure the security procedures of
Sep 28, 2006 - 10:01 AM
Despite the dramatic August 10 revelation of a terrorist plot to blow up transatlantic airliners departing from the UK, European Union (EU) transport offic
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:12 PM
Starting February 1, owners and operators of aircraft with “questionable registrations and/or no TSA-required security measures/waivers” might be denied ac
Sep 26, 2006 - 12:35 PM
In a recent letter to the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it has “begun the process of dev
Sep 26, 2006 - 11:19 AM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has certified BAE Systems’ Matador infrared heat-seeking missile jamming system for fixed-wing aircraft as an app
Sep 25, 2006 - 10:32 AM
The call comes as the FAA released its draft environmental impact statement on its airspace redesign–a project involving 31,000 sq mi, five states and 21 m