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Logan to purchase systems for inspecting underside of vehicles

September 19, 2012

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  • Logan to purchase systems for inspecting underside of vehicles
    Boston’s Logan International Airport will purchase inspection systems capable of detecting foreign objects such as explosives on the underside of vehicles headed onto the airport tarmac. "Our airport security program is multilayered and constantly evolving, and we look to use new technologies where feasible,” Massport spokesman Matt Brelis said. “We work very hard to make sure that our facilities are safe, secure and operate efficiently.” A request for information will be released today. Boston Herald (9/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • TSA sees uptick in banned items
    Items confiscated recently at Miami International Airport include an "explosively viable" 18th-century cannonball, a lead hammer and a fueled chainsaw. Officials say the Transportation Security Administration has recently seen an increase in banned items because of "absentmindedness [or] a failure to peruse a bag that was last used for a road trip," TSA spokeswoman Sari Koshetz. "As more time has passed and 9/11 is not as vivid a memory, the trend is escalating." Miami New Times (9/20) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Budget airlines are growing in a sluggish industry
    Several airline executives spoke at Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit on Monday to say that their low-cost airlines are growing during a sluggish economy. Executives from Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines spoke of the growth their airlines are experiencing. Consolidation was also a common topic at the summit, with leaders supporting the measures as being good for the industry. Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas) (9/18), Air Transport World (9/17) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Louisiana airports receive funds for improvements
    Louisiana will receive a total of $7.7 million in federal funds for airport improvements. Minden Airport will receive $1.8 million for a new apron. New Orleans International Airport and airports in Shreveport and Alexandria will also receive grant money. “Quality air service is essential for our state’s economy. I am proud to see so many Louisiana airports making improvements to ensure efficiency and traveler safety. These grants are appreciated by the many residents, businesses and facilities across the state that rely on our regional airports," said Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. KSLA-TV (Shreveport, La.) (9/18) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Blog: NextGen needs greater buy-in from political leaders
    The Next Generation Air Transportation System needs to receive greater support from lawmakers making tough decisions about the budget, Jack Olcott writes. NextGen is considered the air traffic control system of the future, and the long-term U.S. role in the global economy may be dependent on NextGen’s success, a point that is argued in this call to action. Forbes/Business Aviation blog (9/17) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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