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TSA to postpone purchase of document verification technology

June 20, 2012

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June 20, 2012
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  • TSA to postpone purchase of document verification technology
    The Transportation Security Administration will delay until next year its purchase of technology that automatically validates boarding passes and identifies fake documents. Kelly Hoggan, TSA assistant administrator at TSA’s Office of Security Capabilities, said the TSA is still working out kinks in the technology. “There’s some issues with name matches, presentation with names, some issues as relates to IDs,” he said recently. “These are all little things we’re looking at.” Meanwhile, a Government Accountability Office report raised questions about whether the technology was ready to be deployed throughout the U.S. Politico (Washington, D.C.) (6/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Driver who breached airport security in Philadelphia is formally charged
    Federal authorities formally charged a man who drove his vehicle through an airport security fence in Philadelphia with endangering safety and disrupting air traffic. Kenneth Mazik, 24, could face up to 20 years in jail and a $250,000 fine for the March 1 incident. “Mazik’s actions caused significant disruption to the operation and services of the airport and caused financial expense and losses,” the U.S. attorney’s office said in a statement. The Washington Post (6/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Love Field cameras part of larger plan to detect security threats
    Eventually, airport security systems may screen travelers for threats more thoroughly but less intrusively. At Dallas Love Field, high-definition security cameras will soon assist with detecting threats. Eventually, the cameras will have the ability to send information directly to police officers’ smartphones. The cameras are part of a larger plan that also includes pre-screening travelers to identify risks. "It’s not a single piece of technology, a single system," noted John Halinski, the Transportation Security Administration’s assistant administrator for global strategies. "There is no silver bullet." USA TODAY (6/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • New airport hotels help travelers beat exhaustion
    Travelers tired out from a long journey can shake off the weariness with the help of a number of specialized airport hotels around the world. The hotels include the Grand Hyatt DFW in Dallas, the Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre in Milan, Italy, and the Fairmont Vancouver Airport in Vancouver, British Columbia. These lodging establishments and others may offer such amenities as spa services, fitness centers and soundproof sleeping areas. San Antonio Express-News (6/14) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Average business-travel prices have risen, study finds
    First-quarter data released by American Express Global Business Travel indicate that average business-travel prices have gone up. Average domestic airfares during the quarter of 2012 rose 6% from those in 2011, while average domestic hotel rates climbed 5% during the same period. "To optimize travel budgets in this environment, companies should look at how they are encouraging compliance with corporate travel policies with positive motivators, instead of punishments for noncompliance," said Christa Degnan Manning, a director at American Express Global Business Travel. TravelPulse (6/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Phoenix airport will undergo $1.4B expansion
    Arizona’s Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will undergo a $1.4 billion expansion that includes construction of a terminal that could eventually have 60 gates. The four-phase build will begin with a 14-gate terminal valued at $144 million. The second phase, worth $145 million, will add four gates, plus parking space for more than 10,000 vehicles. The third part, valued at $963 million, will add 30 gates, more parking spaces and possibly light-rail service. After 2030, the fourth phase will add the remaining gates. East Valley Tribune (Mesa, Ariz.) (6/18) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Nashville, Tenn., airport is celebrating 75th anniversary
    Nashville International Airport in Tennessee is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. The airport was built for less than $1.2 million in 1937, and the first flight to arrive there was from Eastern Airlines. The airport served 189,000 passengers in its first year. Last year, the airport served almost 10 million passengers. The Tennessean (Nashville) (6/13) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Los Angeles City Council will vote on free airport Wi-Fi
    A committee of the Los Angeles City Council has approved a two-year contract for free Wi-Fi at Los Angeles International Airport. On Wednesday, the entire City Council is scheduled to consider the contract with Advanced Wireless Group. T-Mobile’s paid Wi-Fi service at the airport will end in July. San Jose Mercury News (Calif.) (free registration) (6/18) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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