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2014-04-08 23:21:35

Homeland Security Research Corp. analysts forecast a strong comeback of the X-ray security industry, generating a solid 7% CAGR between 2014 and 2020. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 According to the X-ray Security Screening: Technologies and Global Industry & Market – 2014-2020 report, the growth of the rejuvenated X-ray security screening industry will be boosted by three main drivers: 1. The expansion of the Asia Pacific secured facilities and aviation security markets 2....

2014-04-07 23:23:22

Breakthrough Technology Screens Up to 1800 bags Per Hour and Meets Top European Standard for Checked Baggage Inspection Torrance, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, announced that Minsk National Airport has now begun full scale operation of its recently acquired RTT 110 (Real Time Tomography) Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) systems, as a part of the airport’s long term investment and development of its infrastructure. The...

2014-03-12 23:22:16

Daon Trusted Identity Services Reaches Major Growth Milestone Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Daon, a leading provider of identity assurance and verification software, today announced significant momentum for Daon Trusted Identity Services (DTIS), which has been awarded 50 new airport contracts in the past 12 months. Daon Trusted Identity Services is a joint venture between Daon and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) to facilitate the efficient and secure...

2014-03-05 08:20:35

Industry regulators gain insight into innovative new ETD technologies WILMINGTON, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that officials from the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) toured Implant Sciences' headquarters and 58,000 sq. ft. manufacturing...

2013-11-14 16:21:28

DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the busy holiday season, Southwest Airlines announced today the airline will officially join the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) expedited screening program known as TSA Pre Check(TM). Beginning immediately, select Rapid Rewards Customers will be able to use dedicated security checkpoint lanes for TSA Pre Check(TM) benefits. The expedited screening process allows Customers to leave on shoes, light outerwear, and...

2013-08-01 16:21:44

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing over 45,000 Transportation Security Officers today blasted TSA critics on Capitol Hill for trying to sensationalize the report's findings. The American Federation of Government Employees said the report itself found that only a tiny fraction of the huge workforce was involved in any misconduct, and fewer still have been involved in misconduct that had any relation to security. In a statement, AFGE National...

2013-06-27 23:26:15

Seaborne Airlines uses APIS Connect™, the new AvFinity® service for filing passenger and crew manifests, to streamline its Advance Passenger Information Service (APIS) filings with government border agencies including U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Seaborne Airlines, headquartered at St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has selected the AvFinity® APIS Connect™ service for managing its mandatory Advance Passenger Information System...

2013-06-27 12:21:34

OTTAWA, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Millions of holiday-seekers will be travelling by air this summer and for most, airport security is but a small blip on their radar. For savvy travellers, screening checkpoints are a waypoint in their journey from home to their ultimate destination. But for those less-travelled or who require assistance, such as families, seniors or passengers with special needs, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is offering some useful tips to...

2013-06-17 23:20:24

AvFinity's APIS Connect helps charter carriers and corporate flight departments with infrequent international flights securely and easily comply with Advance Passenger Information programs mandated by many government border authorities. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 AvFinity®, a global aviation technology leader in high-volume Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) filings, announces the launch of APIS Connect, a new service developed for low-volume and non-scheduled...

2013-06-05 20:20:10

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org expressed "relief" that the TSA today announced it was shelving not just postponing its announced rule change allowing passengers to carry knives up to 6 centimeters on airliners. FlyersRight.org, the largest airline passenger organization, had filed a legal petition in opposition with the Flight Attendants and other unions, spoke out against it on numerous occasions, and submitted...