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2012-07-23 10:21:40

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 Flight Attendants in the United States, applauds the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for announcing inclusion of all U.S.-based Flight Attendants into the risk-based, Known Crewmember program. Veda Shook, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President; Laura Glading, Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) President; Sito...

2012-07-23 10:21:33

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in cooperation with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Airlines for America (A4A), today announced plans for the second phase of the industry's Known Crewmember (KCM) initiative, offering expedited security screening to verified flight attendants employed by U.S.-based airlines. (Logo:...

2012-07-22 06:20:04

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Federation of Government Employees today announced it is close to coming to agreement with the Transportation Security Administration for a first collective bargaining agreement covering 45,000 Transportation Security Officers nationwide: "Following marathon negotiations, AFGE and TSA are close to a historic labor contract. We have partial agreement, but we ran out of time at about 3:00 a.m. Saturday before we could complete...

2012-07-09 02:20:36

MCLEAN, Va., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) and Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc., an SAIC company, announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide systems equipment, installation, training and maintenance services for the CT-80DR+ Reduced-Size Explosive Detection Systems (RSEDS). The delivery order has a three-year base period of performance and a total contract...

2012-06-27 02:20:45

CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announces the launch today of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck(TM) program at O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 1. TSA PreCheck(TM) is a new risk-based, pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may make them eligible to expedite their screening experience. Eligible United customers traveling through Terminal 1 at O'Hare are allowed to leave on their...

2012-06-11 06:20:58

PLYMOUTH, Minn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) may be much maligned, it appears as if American travelers are growing accustomed to the variety of security measures they are likely to encounter at airports. Two-thirds (66.2%) of U.S. travelers indicate they are "satisfied" with the level of security at airports - that's up 6% from last year - and only 17% indicate they are "unsatisfied." In addition, nearly three-quarters (74.4%) of those...

2012-06-04 10:20:23

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark arbitration decision, a panel of three prominent arbitrators on June 1 agreed with the American Federation of Government Employees--the union for Transportation Security Administration workers nationwide--and required finality to impasse procedures if the parties are unable to reach an agreement in direct negotiations. "We are very pleased with this decision because it means the process most definitely will result in a...

2012-06-01 06:20:35

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Commission and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have agreed to recognize each other's air cargo security regimes starting on June 1, 2012. This recognition will eliminate duplication of security controls and the need to implement different regimes depending on the destination of air cargo. It will substantially cut cargo operators' costs and save time. "We are getting rid of duplication of security...

2012-05-31 10:20:30

ARLINGTON, Va., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phil Byrd, president of Bulldog Hiway Express, Charleston, S.C., and vice chairman of American Trucking Associations, told a congressional subcommittee that efforts to secure the nation's transportation system should be deployed based on specific and credible intelligence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "ATA has followed with some interest TSA's efforts to establish higher visibility operations in surface...

2012-05-23 10:21:20

Senate Instruction for TSA to Extend Expedited Security Screening to All Flight Attendants WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veda Shook, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, issued a statement after the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security responded to AFA advocacy and directed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to include Flight Attendants in the...