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Transportation Security Administration: Air Travel     View
Security tips for air travel in the United States, including information about how to pack, whether to lock suitcases, and what to leave at home. "The tips and informative materials ... [on this site] will ensure a brief, yet thorough security e ...

Registered Traveler Pilot Program     View
"The Registered Traveler (RT) pilot programs allow qualified volunteer participants to benefit from expedited security screening [for airline travel]. ... Volunteers provided information about themselves in order for TSA to conduct a security as ...

The Boom in Bomb Detection: Get Ready to Be Scanned, Sniffed and Zapped     View
May 2004 article that describes technological advances in the area of bomb detection when materials are carried in cars, packages, or on a person. Methods discussed include X-rays, "the quadruple resonance technology that zaps people with low-fr ...

Airport Security Follies!     View
A compilation of editorial cartoons about airport and airline security procedures. Includes the name of each artist, the artist's syndicate or newspaper, and contact information. From Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index.

Clearing the Skies     View
USA Today's two-part series on the decision to clear the U.S. skies of all civilian aircraft after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. It outlines how the decision was made and how the resulting order was carri ...

Transporting Knitting Needles & Needlepoint     View
Official U.S. government information about transporting knitting needles and needlepoint on airlines. "Knitting needles are permitted in your carry-on baggage or checked baggage. However, there is a possibility that the needles can be perceived ...

GAO: Aviation Security: Federal Air Marshal Service Could Benefit From Improved Planning and Controls     View
This November 2005 report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommends practices for the management of the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS), which has "undergone a number of changes in recent years, including a 2003 transfer from ...

3-1-1 for Carry-ons     View
Background about this Transportation Security Administration (TSA) campaign to remind airline travelers of the liquid and gel carry-on luggage requirements: "3 ounce bottle or less (by volume); 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag p ...

Registered Traveler Pilot (Private Sector Subpilot): Privacy Impact Assessment     View
June 2005 report about the privacy implications of private company involvement in the Registered Traveler (RT) program. Under the RT program "qualified travelers are positively identified via advanced identification technologies in order to conf ...


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