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  • New Miami international facility includes six Global Entry lanes
    The Miami airport will unveil its new 40,000-square-foot space for international arrivals on July 31. The new area will feature six lanes dedicated to the Global Entry program, which allows prescreened travelers to move more quickly through security lanes. It will have a total of 72 lanes and the ability to process 2,000 travelers per hour, double the capacity of the prior arrival area. Travel Weekly (7/24) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Two TSA agents plead guilty to drug conspiracy at Los Angeles airport
    Two former Transportation Security Administration agents pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to smuggle drugs at Los Angeles International Airport. The agents conspired with a former Los Angeles fire chief’s son who initiated the scheme and also pleaded guilty. Prosecutors say the three individuals will face a maximum of five years in federal prison. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (7/24) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • U.K. authorities investigate security breach by 11-year-old boy
    Authorities in the U.K. are investigating how an 11-year-old boy without a passport, ticket or boarding pass managed to fly from the U.K.’s Manchester airport to Italy on Tuesday. “This is an unusual and serious breach and we are keen to find out what has gone on,” Transport Secretary Justine Greening said. Some airline and security workers have been suspended as authorities investigate the incident. Meanwhile, airport spokesman Russell Craig said the boy never posed a threat to security. The airport noted that his documentation was not checked properly at the airport gate. The Washington Post/The Associated Press (7/25) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Raise a glass and toast the 5 airport bars worth visiting
    Airport bars have improved to the point where they now feature stylish decor, signature cocktails and local beers, Forbes Travel Guide says. Among the top-shelf watering holes: Los Angeles International Airport’s intergalactic-themed Encounter, where bar guns emit futuristic sounds and laser beams as they pour drinks, the swanky Runway 34 housed beneath an antique Soviet plane at Zurich Airport, and London City Airport’s City Bar and Grill, which boasts an expansive wine list and an Enomatic dispenser that preserves fine wines. Forbes (7/17) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Construction starts on LAX terminal renovation
    The first phase of a $23.5 million renovation of the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport started this week. The project includes replacing exterior escalators, installing energy-efficient lighting and replacing glass canopies. “It’s going from the mid-’80s-type of architecture to this new, sleek, curved, metal-type of architecture in a lot of new buildings,” said Albert Rodriguez, airport spokesman. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (7/23) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • New York will be home to FAA radar center
    Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta said Monday that the agency would build a new air traffic control center in the New York area. The center, which is part of the FAA’s modernization plan, will serve the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan areas. "We’re very early in a process for a very important decision," Huerta said. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/The Associated Press (7/23) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Save the date for the 12th Annual AAAE Aviation Security Summit!
    Mark your calendar for the 12th Annual AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit taking place Dec. 10 and 11 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The 12th Annual AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit will continue the tradition of AAAE and federal aviation security policymakers coming together at a joint summit to review the complex issues surrounding aviation security today. Senior TSA and DHS officials, as well as representatives from other federal agencies and Congress, will speak at the summit. Airport and airline representatives and recognized aviation industry leaders will also be invited to participate in the program. sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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