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TSA Hires Felon & Forces Airport To Issue Security Badge

5/2/2010 –TSA Hires Felon & Forces Airport To Issue Security Badge It appears the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has placed Richmond (VA) International Airport (RIC) in a troubling situation regarding the issuing of a security access badge to a convicted felon … and that the TSA’s own policy for criminal background checks of Transportation Security…

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Southers Withdraws From TSA Nomination : The TSA’s Saga For A Leader Continues

20/1/2010 – Southers Withdraws From TSA Nomination : The TSA’s Saga For A Leader Continues The Transportation Security Administration has been without a permanent leader since the start of the President Obama’s term a year ago.  Since the creation of the TSA a mere 8 years ago, the agency has been lead by four Administrators…

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TSA Modifies SD-1544-09-06 & Who Will Fix The Broken System?

28/12/2009 – TSA Modifies SD-1544-09-06 & Who Will Fix The Broken System? The US Department of Homeland Security and Transportation Security Administration has quickly revised portions of its Security Directive SD-1544-09-06, which I posted it its entirety yesterday in this post: 27/12/2009 – TSA Security Directive SD-1544-09-06 : The Fallout From NW253 While the physical…

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Dear Secretary Napolitano Can You Tell Me How The System Worked?

28/12/2009 – Dear Secretary Napolitano Can You Tell Me How The System Worked? In the wake of the Christmas Day terrorist attempted on Delta Air Lines Flight 253 (NW253), operated by Northwest Airlines by Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab I have been closely watching the statements by Secretary Janet Napolitano of the US Department of…

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US Travel Security Changes That Do Little To Provide Any Security

26/12/2009 – US Travel Security Changes That Do Little To Provide Any Security As of today new security procedures are in place for all international flights headed to the United States…but due these new procedures offer us any additional security? On Christmas Day 23 year old Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab allegedly set off an…

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In-Flight Theft : How Thieves Go Unnoticed On Planes

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 6/08/2009 – In-Flight Theft : How Thieves Go Unnoticed On Planes As the travel season in the Northern Hemisphere peaks this month, I’d like to revisit the topic of theft in-flight. While this is a topic that virtually every airline would rather I didn’t discuss and is a topic often…

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Carry-On Baggage Locks : Why Combination Locks Are The Key To Security

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 5/08/2009 – Carry-On Baggage Locks : Why Combination Locks Are The Key To Security Travellers have an inherent worry about the security of their items. On the road replacing even the smallest items can be irritating. Travellers give significant thought to their backpack, briefcase. MP3 player, headsets and other items.…

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How Does Someone End Up Flying As Cargo? We May Never Know!

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 30/03/2009 – How Does Someone End Up Flying As Cargo? We May Never Know! Every regular flyer knows that airlines move personnel around on their aircraft.  Some fly ‘positive space’ some fly ‘negative space.’  When I have done work shooting for Southwest Airlines I have flown with ‘green passes,’ also…

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TSA’s New Encrypted Boarding Pass Bar Code : Didn’t I Discuss This In Detail Last October?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 12/02/2009 – TSA’s New Encrypted Boarding Pass Bar Code : Didn’t I Discuss This In Detail Last October? A few days ago the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) made it widely known that they would begin purchasing 2,300 electronic boarding pass scanners to be deployed to each airport checkpoint throughout the…

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Congress Approves TSA To Purchase US Made Uniforms…WHAT?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 3/02/2009 – Congress Approves TSA To Purchase US Made Uniforms…WHAT? Sometimes there seems to be a mismatch in politics and the core Mission of Transportation Security’s (TSA) role in protecting the travelling public in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration has a clearly defined Mission.  …

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