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2012-02-01 01:01:30

Anyone who has flown on a commercial airline since 2001 is well aware of increasingly strict measures at airport security checkpoints. A study by Illinois researchers demonstrates that intensive screening of all passengers actually makes the system less secure by overtaxing security resources. University of Illinois computer science and mathematics professor Sheldon H. Jacobson, in collaboration with Adrian J. Lee at the Central Illinois Technology and Education Research Institute,...

2011-07-12 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, expressed its commitment to continue to work cooperatively with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as it works to implement a risk-based security regime and deliver a more efficient and cost-effective system. "Effective, efficient security is vital to the U.S. airline industry in fulfilling our central role in...

2011-03-16 06:30:00

Creation of Trusted Traveler Program, Limit on Checked Bag Fee at Heart of Proposal to Improve Security, Streamline Process for Travelers WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Travel Association and a panel of travel and security experts today unveiled a groundbreaking plan to improve security at America's airports and reduce the burden on travelers. Among the most notable recommendations are the creation of a trusted traveler program and a requirement that...

2010-11-03 12:46:00

TSA Also Signs International Aviation Security Agreement with Germany WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today visited Yemen to meet with government officials including Deputy Prime Minister Rashad al-Alimi, officials from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Interior as well as the U.S. Ambassador. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-20 13:08:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Famous Uncle Al's Hot Dogs & Grille, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FDOG) is pleased to announce the addition of Randall Capps to our Board of Directors. Randall Capps, the largest single shareholder has been in the E&P oil and gas space for over 30 years, first with Texaco then as the owner of several E&P companies. Currently, Mr. Capps owns XOG Operating LLC, a seasoned exploration and operation company based in Midland, Texas,...

2010-09-30 12:00:00

EAGLE, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $4.6 million to Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) for construction of a new in-line baggage handling system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "This technology will streamline the baggage screening process while strengthening security," said TSA Federal...

2010-09-14 12:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $20.3 million to General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) for the construction of a new in-line baggage handling system designed to enhance TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "The automated baggage screening system...

2010-09-13 11:00:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of $938,000 to Rochester International Airport (RST) for the construction of new in-line baggage handling systems designed to enhance TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "We look forward to working with the airport on the...

2010-08-23 10:00:00

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $600,000 to Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) for construction of a new inline baggage handling system designed to enhance the TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. The new passenger terminal is scheduled to open in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-17 12:20:00

DALLAS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $19.5 million to Dallas Love Field Airport for construction related to the installation of a new in-line baggage handling system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) The project involves the modification and construction of the terminal building infrastructure to allow for...


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