I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting... » Read More
TSA IS WORKING TO AUTOMATE THE DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENT OF BINS FOR CARRY-ON BAGS AT MORE AIRPORT CHECKPOINTS- ADMINISTRATOR.
TSA BELIEVES IT HAS IMPROVED VETTING OF AIRPORT PERSONNEL THIS YEAR- ADMINISTRATOR.
TSA CAN DEPLOY BEHAVIOR DETECTION OFFICERS TO TRAVEL-DOCUMENT CHECKING POSITIONS AT AIRPORTS TO SHORTEN WAIT TIMES- ADMINISTRATOR.
TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION HEAD SAYS IT IS IMPORTANT TO MOVE PART-TIME STAFF INTO FULL-TIME WORK TO MANAGE LONG AIRPORT LINES.
WASHINGTON— The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday. Most of the new screeners will be sent to the nation's busiest airports in...
WASHINGTON— The Transportation Security Administration has ousted its head of security operations and put new leadership in charge of screening operations at a major international airport, but long checkpoint lines and travel headaches already pervading the busy summer travel season are likely to continue. Kelly Hoggan was removed from his post as the...
May 24- Houston police dispatched a bomb squad on Tuesday to George Bush Intercontinental Airport to investigate a possible bomb threat against a Delta Air Lines plane, a police spokesman said, but no device was found on the airplane. Bill Begley, spokesman for the Houston Airport System, said the plane has since departed the airport. "It is a non-specific threat," he...
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments, weighs in on ways to fund the rebuilding of America's crumbling infrastructure, including a gas tax.
You have to have a well-staffed system, says Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, sharing his thoughts on how to solve problems at the TSA.
We need to raise the gas tax and raise a big pot of money, says former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, discussing the challenges of repairing and costs associated with maintaining the nation's roads, bridges and tunnels.
LISBON, Portugal— Riot police have held back striking Lisbon dock workers while port operators remove ship containers stranded for several weeks by the walkout over pay and labor rights. Dozens of striking stevedores gathered outside gates at Lisbon's port Tuesday and shouted at what they said were strike-breakers helping to load the containers on trucks.
NEWARK, N.J.— Help is on the way to address long lines and long wait times for travelers at Newark Liberty Airport on the brink of the summer travel season. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and fellow Democratic U.S. Albio Sires and Donald Payne Jr. announced the changes with TSA officials during a press conference at the airport.
BRAZIL TO SELL STAKES IN PETROBRAS, FURNAS UNITS AS WELL AS IN AIRPORTS, AMONG DOZENS OF ASSETS, SOURCES SAY.
French authorities increased random security checks, video surveillance and sniffer dogs at the three Paris airports after last year's deadly extremist attacks. The Airbus 320 had arrived in Paris from Cairo, the hub for EgyptAir. Before Paris, the plane made a round-trip to Tunisia's capital, whose airport sees 5.5 million passengers a year.
NEW YORK— Already faced with lines that snake through terminals out to the curb, fliers are bracing for long waits at security in the busy summer months. Some major airports are currently seeing wait times exceeding 90 minutes at peak hours. At the same time, the Transportation Security Administration and Congress cut the number screeners by 10 percent on...
CHICAGO— The head of the Transportation Security Administration warned travelers Friday to expect long airport security lines to continue during the peak summer travel season despite Congress' shifting of $34 million to the agency. Peter Neffenger briefed officials in Chicago on Friday about efforts to address crushing delays in getting passengers...
PALM BEACH, Fla.— There are many questions about what Donald Trump would do if elected president, so let's add another: Would he ban planes leaving Palm Beach International Airport from flying over his prized Mar-a-Lago Club? As president, he could order the FAA to shift Palm Beach International's takeoff and landing patterns to avoid Mar-a-Lago.
CAIRO— The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir flight 804:. A French judicial official says French aviation investigators have begun to check and question all ground staff at the Charles-de-Gaulle airport who had either a direct or an indirect link to EgyptAir Flight 804, which took off Wednesday night from Paris and crashed into the Mediterranean.
LOS ANGELES INTL AIRPORT STEPS UP COUNTERTERRORISM EFFORTS, TIGHTENS SECURITY& UPS POLICE PRESENCE IN WAKE OF EGYPTAIR CRASH- CNBC, CITING DJ.
The nation's leading airlines, already feuding with the Transportation Security Administration, are now taking on Congress. The trade group Airlines for America on Thursday says Congress should reverse a 2013 decision that diverted $12.6 billion in passenger-security fees to reducing the federal budget deficit. They have honed in on a 2013 budget bill in...