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  • TSA aims to expand PreCheck with private vendor
    The Transportation Security Administration says it will be evaluating a private vendor in 2013 to help expand its PreCheck program. "Taxpayers aren’t paying, footing the bill on this, and that’s the beauty of it," said TSA Administrator John Pistole. "It’s really recognizing the strength of private industry to provide a solution that helps a government function." Bloomberg Businessweek (10/26) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • 2 good months to stick to carry-on bags
    Air passengers are more likely to have their luggage lost by an airline in December and January, according to a study by The rate of lost or damaged luggage in January was 43% higher than the annual average in 2008 through 2011. In December, the rate was up to 35% higher than average. Los Angeles Times/Money & Co. blog (tiered subscription model) (10/28) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Panel to probe turbulence safety methods
    The International Civil Aviation Organization will study how to lower hazards caused by turbulence including wake vortex upsets, and Eurocontrol and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands are working to pinpoint hot spots for the activity. Claude Lelaie, a senior safety official and former test pilot, says activity can be severe if a smaller jet crosses through turbulence created by a jumbo jet. The Wall Street Journal (10/26) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Column: How local airports provide safety
    Ted Zabinski, president, CEO and airport manager of the South Albany Airport Corp. in New York state, expounds on the ways our local airports work to keep us safe. "Every day, while most of us sleep and go to work, our law enforcement personnel carry out activities on the ground and in the sky to keep criminals off the streets, search for missing persons, carry injured patients to life-saving treatments and assist in firefighting efforts," he writes. The Spotlight (Delmar, N.Y.) (10/17) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Tests aim to boost safety for remotely piloted aircraft
    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. officials have teamed up with the Homeland Security Department, Customs and Border Protection, and the Federal Aviation Administration to test an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast surveillance system on a Predator/Gray Eagle-series aircraft. The test is a way to evaluate and enhance safety on remotely piloted aircraft. Avionics Intelligence (10/26) 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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