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October 10, 2012
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  • TSA acknowledges security lapses at Honolulu airport
    The Department of Homeland Security reported that Transportation Security Administration officials did not properly screen bags at Honolulu airport between September and December 2010. TSA Administrator John Pistole said there have been "widespread and frequent failures" because 40 officers and supervisors admitted they violated rules, sometimes not screening bags at all on overseas flights. The report also says that TSA claims Honolulu is the only location where infractions occurred. USA TODAY/Today In The Sky blog (10/9), Bloomberg Businessweek (10/9), ABC News (10/9), CNN (10/9) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Corporate travel will fall 2% this year, GBTA says
    U.S. companies are reining in business travel because of continued volatility in the global economy, the Global Business Travel Association reports. The trade group forecasts that corporate travel volume this year will decline 2% from 2011 levels. Travel spending is expected to rise 2.6% from 2011 but only because of rising travel costs. "Corporations are in a wait-and-see mode and holding back on investment decisions that would help boost the economy," said Michael W. McCormick, chief operating officer of the association. The Washington Post/The Associated Press (10/9) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Miss. airport is recognized by FAA
    Tupelo Regional Airport in Mississippi is to receive the Airport Safety Mark of Distinction Award for its work with wildlife hazard management and runway safety. The award was created by the Federal Aviation Administration to advance safety among FAA Southern Region certified airports. WTVA-TV (Tupelo, Miss.) (10/8) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • EU accuses U.S. of violating secrecy regarding A350 papers
    The European Union’s executive Commission has spoken out against the U.S., saying it breached confidentiality about an economically sensitive issue in the conflict between the EU and the U.S. over government subsidies of major aircraft-makers. Confirmation by the U.S. Trade Representative’s office of a report that the office had obtained a financial document regarding the Airbus A350 prompted the criticism. Reuters (10/8) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Registration now open for the 12th Annual AAAE Aviation Security Summit
    Registration is now open 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. Click here to register! sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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