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2013-01-06 05:03:24

Following a recent article about a better way to speed through airport security, Surf Patch released a statement. Bohemia, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 On January 4, 2013, travel company, Surf Patch, released a statement following a New York Times article by Susan Stellin, regarding a quest for faster and smarter way to flyclear through airport security. According to the New York Times article, “The Transportation Security Administration has expanded its PreCheck trusted traveler...

2012-12-27 05:03:56

Following an article about the TSA not showing up to a hearing on terminating the TSA, Surf Patch released a statement on the news. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 On December 26, 2012, travel company Surf Patch released a statement following a New York Times article by Joe Sharkey, regarding the TSA skipping out on a hearing about terminating the TSA so passengers can flyclear of hassle. According to the New York Times article, the TSA chose not to attend a hearing regarding the...

2012-12-12 16:20:32

Common-Sense Bill to Streamline Baggage Security Now Heads to White House for Signature WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the House of Representatives for passing S. 3542, the "No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012", which streamlines baggage security measures for international flights arriving from select airports in Canada, the Caribbean and Ireland that have U.S....

2012-12-11 12:20:14

Highlights -- aircanada.com has all the information for a one-stop easy self-service travel experience -- Web and mobile check-in offer the quickest and easiest way to check in -- Apps for Blackberry and iPhone provide wide range of real-time flight information and self-service options -- Customers are invited to use web-based self-service rebooking tool during disruptions -- Daily...

2012-11-16 20:22:50

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible securities law violations involving OSI Systems, Inc. ("OSI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: OSIS) following the Company's disclosure of a Transportation Security Administration ("TSA") investigation into whether test results from the Company's Rapiscan software, the integral software used in OSI's backscatter full body...

2012-11-16 12:20:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the launch of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck program at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Terminal 3. TSA PreCheck also opened for United customers this week at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) and San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International in Puerto Rico (SJU). TSA PreCheck is a new, risk-based pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about...

2012-11-15 08:21:06

SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines offers the following tips for passengers to help ensure their travel is as stress-free as possible during the busy holiday season. Learn more about Alaska Airlines' "Top Five Tips for Holiday Travel" at http://www.youtube.com/user/AlaskaAirVids. Use technology to save time. Passengers can check in and pay baggage fees online for domestic and international flights up to 24 hours before departure at www.alaskaair.com. International...

2012-11-09 12:21:54

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever collective bargaining agreement at the agency. The agreement between the American Federation of Government Employees and TSA was ratified with a vote of 17,326-1,774. "AFGE is proud that TSA workers finally have a union contract that will improve their working lives and bring stability to the workforce," said AFGE National...

2012-11-01 07:37:21

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of cloud-based telecommunications life-cycle and trusted cybersecurity management announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, iSYS, LLC ("iSYS"), has been awarded the second option period contract to provide mobile Telecom Expense Management Services (TEMS) to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The second option period award has a contract value of approximately $11.6...

Boarding Pass App Worries Security Experts
2012-10-26 04:14:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), security experts warn. The barcodes contain information that reveals which security protocols a traveler will be subject to, the researchers said. The vulnerability involves the TSA´s pre-screening system known as...