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American Jewish Committee tries to force UN cancel “Miral” screening

NEW YORK - AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the screening of "Miral," a new film about a young Palestinian and her view of the conflict with

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

WASHINGTON - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued an updated travel advisory for those concerned about new airport security measures involving full-body scanners and more inva

25% of airline cargo not screened by TSA

Nine years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Transportation Security Administration has tightened passenger screening.

Indonesia ports ready to start biometric screening

Adisucipto International Airport (JOG) serving Yogyakarta in Java will be the first airport in Indonesia to introduce

Cuba protests screening of Cuban citizens flying into US

HAVANA – Cuba has summoned the top U.S. diplomat on the island to protest extra screening for Cuban citizens flying into the United States.

Tijuana merchants: Screening tourist cars could be disastrous

Tijuana merchants who cater to tourists are worried Mexico's plan to screen all cars headed south into Tijuana will be another blow to their business.

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA wants FAA to require passenger screening...

ATLANTA — A national flight attendants union wants the Federal Aviation Administration to require U.S.

Passengers to be screened for flu before boarding

Scratchy throat, scratched cruise? Not necessarily - but if you have flu-like symptoms before you board, cruise lines want to know about it.

Airlines may struggle with 2010 cargo screening rule

Passenger airlines such as American Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc., along with freight shippers, will be hard-pressed to meet a deadline requiring all air cargo to be screened for security by mid-2

Homeland Security plans for new airline passenger screening system

Terrorist watch lists used by the Transportation Security Administration may not be as large as previously surmised, the Homeland Security Department’s top official said.

Southwest pilots launch TSA demonstration project to test biometric screening

BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON (September 17, 2008) - Today a Southwest Airlines pilot will be the first aircrew member to be screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) using an advanced b

US airline pilots to skirt weapons check

WASHINGTON - The US Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday it will launch a test program to check pilot's airline identification instead of weapons screening.The test at three random airports means the 75,000 national airline pilots can skip passenger screening and instead go through a separate checkpoint where TSA officials check only an identification card, USA Today said.