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2011-11-21 13:28:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the busy holiday travel season, Alaska Airlines offers the following tips: Check in online or at a kiosk. Passengers can check in online for domestic and international flights up to 24 hours before departure at www.alaskaair.com. International passengers also can enter passport information online. Alaska also provides check-in kiosks at airports and many off-site locations. Passengers should leave ample time to check any luggage at...

2011-11-17 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Veda Shook today issued the following statement on the upcoming tenth anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Since the tragic events of September 11th, Flight Attendants go to work with an even greater sense of responsibility. We know that not only are we first responders to...

2011-11-10 08:45:00

Michael W. McCormick Honored to Participate ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)--the voice of the global business travel industry--is pleased to announce that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole has named GBTA executive director and COO Michael W. McCormick to the TSA's Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). ASAC is TSA's sole Federal advisory committee that gives the agency...

2011-11-01 06:00:00

TWINSBURG, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CEIA USA, Ltd. announced today the EMIS Series of Cargo Screening Systems have been placed on the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL). The EMIS series (EMIS 6047, EMIS 8075, EMIS 110160 and EMIS 130160) is designed for automatic detection of detonators, initiator devices and metal weapons inside non-metallic cargo such as paper, newspaper, perishable goods such as produce, fish and meat...

2011-10-24 07:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has received a $25 million order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to upgrade 210 Reveal Imaging CT-80 systems to its next-generation CT-80DR. The CT-80DR is based on Reveal's proven CT technology and performance and will provide the TSA with enhanced capabilities in checked baggage screening. Reveal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAIC,...

2011-09-19 14:47:00

Increases Will Burden Passengers, Impact Demand, Cost Jobs WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today called on lawmakers to oppose the President's proposals to impose a new $100 departure tax on every flight and to triple the passenger security tax to reduce the deficit, saying that hiking aviation taxes would hurt economic recovery, further burden airlines and...

2011-09-01 11:14:00

AAPA Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Port Security Progress ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Port and industry leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere will pause on Sunday, Sept. 11, as part of the 100th Annual Convention of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) in Seattle (Sept. 11-15), to remember those tragically lost in the terrorist attacks on U.S. soil 10 years ago. Among those lost were 84 industry colleagues from the Port...

2011-08-25 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC), a systems integrator specializing in airport command center security technologies and infrastructure, congratulates client Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) on receiving one of 10 Government Computer News magazine's Honorable Mentions for "Outstanding Information Technology Achievement in Government" in 2011 for its Airport Response Coordination Center project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)....

2011-08-25 09:33:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to Harrah's Las Vegas can now extend their stay thanks to Bags To Go's Off-Airport Check-In. The service, launched this week, allows Harrah's guests flying on participating airlines to check in their bags at the Bags To Go counter on the day of departure and enjoy the remainder of their stay worry-free. Guests can even print out their boarding passes at the Bags To Go counter and check their flight status on specified plasma televisions...

2011-08-09 11:09:00

Program Strengthens Aviation Security, Expedites Passenger Screening WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) and the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today began operating the first test site for the Known Crewmember program at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Known Crewmember, a new enhanced security-screening program for airline crew members, positively verifies a pilot's identity and employment status,...