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October 15, 2012


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October 15, 2012
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  • TSA seeks to step up employee service quality
    The Transportation Security Administration has initiated several efforts to improve accountability among its workforce, observers say. Reports of theft and improper screening methods in the media have led to steep declines in public satisfaction for TSA screeners. One such measure being implemented is the creation of a database which helps keep track of disciplinary cases handled by the agency. (10/12) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • TSA’s trusted traveler program expanding in Florida
    The Transportation Security Administration’s traveler prescreening program, PreCheck, is expanding its Florida presence to include Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The initial program will be available only to Delta frequent fliers who receive an invitation from the TSA. The PreCheck program is currently in place at 26 airports, and the TSA plans to expand it to 35 by the end of the year. Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) (10/12) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Electric motors may change the way airplanes taxi
    In another step toward fuel efficiency, aviation equipment makers are developing electric engines to power jets around the tarmac. The new motors eliminate the need for a jet to use fueled "tugs" to taxi and maneuver on the ground. The new motors are small enough to fit in a jet’s nose. Bloomberg Businessweek (10/12) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Per-passenger cost to go up at Pittsburgh airport
    The Allegheny County Airport Authority approved a budget that will raise Pittsburgh International Airport’s cost per passenger by 38 cents to $14.66. The move comes as part of a $159.6 million budget the board approved on Friday. James Gill, the authority’s CFO, said the increase is needed to cover $3.8 million owed annually on bonds used for airport renovations. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/13) 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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