Tag: TSA

TSA chief: Travelers should expect high volume Holiday travel period
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TSA chief: Travelers should expect high volume Holiday travel period

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019

The Transportation Security Administration expects another high volume period for the upcoming holiday season. Between Dec. 19 and Jan. 5, ... Read More

How to get your ID online and pass TSA Security?
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How to get your ID online and pass TSA Security?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the ... Read More

U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready
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U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready

editor editor- October 18, 2019

Research by U.S. Travel and Longwoods International previously found that 57% of Americans are unaware that next October 1 is ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport
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Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala
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64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers
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TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to ... Read More

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion
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U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

editor editor- February 14, 2019

"The U.S. travel community strongly supports Chairman Thompson and Chairman DeFazio's measure to end the practice of using the '9/11' ... Read More

TSA stops over 4,000 firearms from getting onboard US aircrafts
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TSA stops over 4,000 firearms from getting onboard US aircrafts

editor editor- February 9, 2019

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) seized 4,239 guns last year when airport security discovered the firearms at airport security checkpoints. ... Read More

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles
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Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

editor editor- February 4, 2019

Following an assessment of the national tourism statistical system of the Seychelles conducted in 2017 by the United Nations World ... Read More

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death
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TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

editor editor- February 3, 2019

Today, Saturday, February 2 2019, Southwest Airlines canceled 49 inbound flights and 45 outbound flights, after a TSA officer jumped ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!
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TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted
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FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic controller ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO
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Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport
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US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season
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Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests
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What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays
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Travel better with children during the holidays

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. ... Read More

Frequent flyers give TSA an F grade
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Frequent flyers give TSA an F grade

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 2, 2013

FlyerTalk, the world’s largest online travel community, has teamed up with Frequent Business Traveler magazine to gauge how the U.S. Read More

TSA removes all 250 backscatter body scanners from US airports
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TSA removes all 250 backscatter body scanners from US airports

editor editor- May 31, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The harshest critics labeled them "virtual strip searches." Airport passenger screening that produced particularly realistic full-body images ... Read More

JetBlue introduces mobile boarding passes with refreshed app
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JetBlue introduces mobile boarding passes with refreshed app

editor editor- February 14, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways makes traveling even easier with the introduction of mobile boarding. Read More

TSA workers ratify first union contract
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TSA workers ratify first union contract

editor editor- November 10, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever collective ... Read More