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2009-09-16 10:23:00

PANAMA CITY, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a grant of approximately $4 million to the Panama City-Bay County International Airport for the construction of a new inline baggage handling system designed to enhance the TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "This technology will strengthen security and streamline the baggage screening process,"...

2009-07-02 09:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 4th of July approaches and summer travel heats up, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers to be prepared and plan ahead for airport security procedures. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) To prepare for summer travel, TSA is working with the aviation industry to ensure the highest levels of security for all travelers. TSA also has Family Lanes at every security checkpoint, designed...

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2009-06-27 11:15:00

A company that collected detailed personal information including biometric data on over a quarter million individuals as part of a registered air traveler program has abruptly gone out of business after being unable to negotiate with its senior creditor to continue operations. This has left many customers concerned about how the safety and privacy of their personal data will be handled. Verified Identity Pass Inc. (VIP) announced on Sunday that it was ceasing its Clear service, which was...

2009-06-04 17:07:00

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Clear: "We commend Congress for its leadership and support of the Registered Traveler program. Today's passage in the House of Representatives of the TSA Authorization Bill - including vital language to strengthen and expand the Registered Traveler program - promises to enhance aviation security while providing more predictability and less hassle for the air traveler. We look forward to working together with Congress...

2009-05-29 10:18:00

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 1, 2009, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) US-VISIT program and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a media availability and video/photo opportunity to announce the beginning of a test of biometric exit procedures for international travelers. Media will hear from senior TSA and US-VISIT officials and be able to photograph and video international travelers having their biometrics - fingerprints -- collected...

2009-05-21 09:03:00

Over 195 Million Passengers Expected to Fly this Summer: Campaign Continues to Educate Travelers about Procedures at Airport Checkpoints in time for Memorial Day NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Memorial Day and the start of the summer travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is continuing their partnership with the Ad Council to launch a national public awareness campaign that educates passengers about TSA's upcoming Secure Flight program, a...

2009-05-08 11:11:00

Fast Pass Security Service Has Surpassed Company Expectations in Growth and Service to Members DENVER, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that the number of trips through the Denver Clear Lanes has reached 300,000. The Denver International Airport (DIA) Clear service was launched just over a year ago when Mayor John Hickenlooper used his own Clear card to pass through the Clear lanes -- the first official use of the lanes...

2009-05-01 15:39:00

Fast Pass Security Service Has Surpassed Company Expectations in Growth and Service to Members ORLANDO, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that the number of trips through the Orlando Clear Lanes has reached one million. Orlando International Airport (OIA) is the site of the first Clear operation, launched in July of 2005, and is the Clear site that has served the highest number of members in the Clear network of...

2009-03-19 12:48:00

DETROIT, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today showcased the new $72 million in-line explosives detection baggage screening system now in place and operational at Detroit Metro Airport's (DTW) McNamara terminal. "The success of this project is the result of the excellent partnership between the airport, the air carriers and TSA," said Federal Security Director Bob Ball. "Adding this latest...

2009-03-12 09:54:00

New Atlanta Airport Clear Lane Configuration Makes Trip Even Faster, Smoother for Members; Clear and Delta Open Additional Clear Lane at JFK ATLANTA, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that the number of trips through the Atlanta Clear Lanes since the service began five months ago has exceeded 100,000. Clear launched its Atlanta operations in October and the lanes have seen strong growth in both enrollments and processing...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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