Latest Transportation Security Administration Stories

2011-08-09 11:09:00

Program Strengthens Aviation Security, Expedites Passenger Screening WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-07-21 05:50:00

New software will soon be installed in some airport body scanners that will allow travelers to be screened without having naked digital images created of them.

2011-07-14 14:41:00

Positive Step to Improving Security, Travel Experience WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

2011-07-13 09:10:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations asked Congress to direct the Transportation Security Administration to work with industry rather than issuing excessive, burdensome and duplicative security rules. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "The private sector is an essential partner and part of the solution for combating terrorism," ATA Vice President of Security and Operations Martin Rojas told the House Subcommittee...

2011-07-12 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

2011-07-12 11:55:00

Listen Now! http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=53&sid=2449813 WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn more about the nation's debt crisis. The show, which originally aired on Friday, July 8, is now available on demand. U.S. Rep.

2011-07-07 06:00:00

According to US officials, the government has warned airlines that terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into people in an attempt to get past screening procedures.

2011-07-05 15:30:00

Listen Now! http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=53&sid=2442282 WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" as the union prepares to negotiate a contract for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs).

2011-06-29 16:20:00

Union ready to move into contract negotiations WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one week after winning an election at the Transportation Security Administration, the American Federation of Government Employees today was certified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority as the exclusive union representative for a bargaining unit of 44,000 TSA workers. "We are very pleased that the FLRA moved swiftly to certify AFGE so that we can immediately move toward contract...

2011-06-27 11:08:00

61% of Leisure Travelers, 75% of Business Travelers Want Trusted Traveler Program; Nearly Half of Air Travelers Willing to Pay up to $150 Annual Fee for Less Hassle WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey shows significant majorities of frequent business and leisure travelers would pay up to $150 to enroll in a trusted traveler program.

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