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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:...

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2010-05-04 14:10:42

An airport security program that allowed members to pass through airport security checkpoints with ease before being abruptly shut down last June, is expected to start running again by the fall. The Clear program, was shut down last June after previous owner Verified Identity Pass filed for bankruptcy. It was bought out by Alclear LLC, whose board includes Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When the program was shut down, there was a lot of...

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2010-03-24 06:25:00

Smartphones and PDAs may soon help passengers avoid long lines at security checkpoints in many of the nation's airports. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is looking into installing devices at airport terminals that track and detect personal electronic devices. The goal is to find out how long people are stuck in security checkpoint lines. The findings could then be used to post information on websites and in airport bulletins around the country. "This technology will produce...

2010-02-17 19:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is expanding the random use of Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) technology at airports nationwide as an additional layer of security. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) "Explosive Trace Detection technology is a critical tool in our ability to stay ahead of evolving threats to aviation security," said TSA Acting Administrator Gale Rossides....

2009-12-31 12:14:00

BOSTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On The Spot Systems, Inc., announced today that their iPhone application, SURVEY ON THE SPOT, is now available to air travelers to rate airport security screening by completing a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) survey. SURVEY ON THE SPOT uses the iPhone's GPS to identify the user's location and enables smartphone users to answer a TSA questionnaire quickly and easily immediately after passing through the security checkpoint. "The application...

2009-12-07 13:46:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- An agreement was announced today between Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security which secured $150 million in federal funds for a key security project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a ) The funding will support the completion of the inline baggage screening program in several terminals...

2009-10-16 13:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $3.2 million to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for enhancements to optimize their baggage handling systems. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "This funding will enhance the safety and efficiency of the baggage screening process for Transportation Security Officers who work in the checked...

2009-09-25 12:03:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced approximately $5 million in funding for the purchase of additional equipment for a closed circuit television (CCTV) system at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - designed to assist Transportation Security Administration efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "The addition of new cameras as well as...

2009-09-25 12:13:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $8.8 million for John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County, California, for the construction of an inline baggage handling system at New Terminal C. The system will come on-line in late 2011 and enhances TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports across the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "This...

2009-09-25 11:28:00

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of nearly $6.9 million to Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) for the construction of an inline baggage screening system at the new airport terminal designed to enhance TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) "The addition of a state-of-the-art inline baggage system in the new terminal will...


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