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2009-03-04 16:10:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that travelers have made 250,000 trips through the Washington, D.C. (Reagan and Dulles) Clear Lanes. Clear launched its Washington, D.C. service nearly a year ago, and the lanes have been a hit with area residents and Clear members from across the country using the two D.C.-area Airports. In addition to the Reagan and Dulles Airports, Clear's network of fast lanes includes...

2009-02-06 09:47:00

New Marketing Campaign Features Customer Testimonials Citing Time Savings, Reduction in Stress, and Increased Predictability in Travel Experience NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that the number of trips through the Salt Lake City Clear Lanes has hit 25,000. Clear launched its Salt Lake City service this past summer, and the lanes have been a hit with area residents and Clear members from across the country using...

2009-01-22 09:05:00

Customer Satisfaction Proven; Area Corporations Encourage Travelers to Participate in Security Fast Pass Program NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that the number of trips through the San Francisco Clear Lanes has hit 250,000. The Clear lanes have been used more than 2.25 million times nationwide since July 2005, when the service began. The San Francisco Clear lanes are among the busiest in Clear's network, which includes...

2008-12-15 02:27:00

WESTLAND, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2008 study by the Ponemon Institute has found that approximately 637,000 laptops are lost at U.S. airports each year--most often at airport security checkpoints. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission agrees, referring to airport security checkpoints as "fertile ground for theft". Passengers get distracted and stressed out at security checkpoints, dealing with their picture ID, the boarding pass, the shoes, the laptop, other luggage, etc. - and then it...

2008-12-08 12:53:00

Thousands of Employees Benefit from Clear's Airport Security Fast Pass by Increasing Predictability and Productivity NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that seven of the top ten Bay Area employers ranked by the San Francisco Chronicle each have more than one hundred frequent flier Clear members. And, four of these companies have over 250 employees enrolled in Clear and are among the most travel intensive companies in the Bay...

2008-11-07 15:00:14

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today unveiled the security checkpoints at the new Indianapolis International Airport. The checkpoints blend advanced technology features and passenger-calming checkpoint elements. The new checkpoints include millimeter wave technology that enables TSA officers, in a matter of seconds, to detect weapons, explosives and other metallic and non-metallic threat items without physical contact. The technology passes harmless electromagnetic waves...

2008-11-04 18:00:11

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that is has officially approved an ad-sponsored airport security checkpoint enhancement system - known as SecureTray System(R) - for use in all U.S. airports. The announcement was made after nearly 16 months of live system testing in 15 small-, mid- and large-sized airports in 10 states. TSA spokeswoman, Sterling Payne, said the program aims to upgrade equipment at airport checkpoints at no cost to the federal government...

2008-11-03 09:00:23

An airport security program under way at BWI Thurgood Marshall International Airport here "has put a new emphasis on the need for greater use in airports of stronger identity verification technology," according to Paul Onorato, president of the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA). Onorato made his remarks at a recent Airports Council International-North America panel discussion on airport security. "Positive identification of anyone with access to the cockpit is essential and...

2008-10-28 06:00:19

By Roger Yu VIP travelers are now finding more options to escape long lines at security checkpoints. At some of the largest airports in the USA, elite-level fliers are increasingly rerouted to exclusive lines designed to speed them along and isolate them from the madding crowd. Exclusive lines had been around for years, until security concerns arising from 9/11. Now in a down economy, airlines are bringing them back to establish consistency and retain business passengers who buy...

2008-09-17 09:00:38

Priva Technologies, Inc. Chairman Jeff Minushkin announced today that the company has deployed its Cleared(R) Security Platform at Baltimore's BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in a government-approved biometric airport access control security program. The program, called SecureScreen, is a joint effort of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA), Coalition of Airline Pilots' Associations and Priva Technologies with...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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