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- TSA’s Airport Security Is Always a Step Behind
How a risk-based approach would focus resources on terrorists trying to bring down planes
January 27, 2010
- Steps to Fix Airport Security
January 15, 2010, 12:20pm
- Is This the Oversight for Security We Need? 88 is the Same Number as Piano Keys
January 9, 2010, 10:54pm
- We're The TSA and You Can Count on Us!
January 7, 2010, 8:43pm
- Is TSA Two-Faced on Private Airport Screening?
January 7, 2010, 8:20pm
- Obama Settles for a Field Goal on National Security
January 7, 2010, 7:55pm
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #53
Refocusing aviation security, Gwinnett County airport privatization, unionization of TSA screeners, and more
January 7, 2010
- The Naked Truth About Airport Scanners
Are privacy and security compatible?
January 7, 2010
- How Israel Screens for Terrorists
January 6, 2010, 9:04pm
- More on (NOT) Unionizing Airport Security
January 6, 2010, 10:57am
- Flying With the Enemy
It's time to get serious about airline security
January 6, 2010
- Unionize Airport Security? Yeah, That Will Help . . .
January 5, 2010, 7:07pm
- Laughing at US Airport Security
January 4, 2010, 11:50am
- Who is Watching the Watchmen?
January 2, 2010, 7:07am
- Fixing Airport Security--Not More, but Better
December 31, 2009, 6:19pm
- Hold on to Your Boxers
What will the TSA demand from travelers next?
December 30, 2009
- President Obama on Airport Security Failure
December 29, 2009, 6:12pm
- Flight 253 to Detroit Shows How Our Airport Security Lacks Focus
December 29, 2009, 11:10am
- Are We Going to Get Serious About Aviation Security?
TSA has spent over $40 billion, yet amateurs are still getting on planes with explosives
December 29, 2009
- Attempted Flight Bomber Was a Known Terrorist and Was Allowed to Fly
December 26, 2009, 2:54pm
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #52
Who should run airports? TSA's mission creep, the liquids ban stays with us and more
December 4, 2009
- How Might TSA Screw Up Repair Stations?
December 2, 2009, 5:34pm
- Airport Security (Lack Thereof) or the Right Methods?
November 9, 2009, 10:46am
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #51
TSA screening technology, private screeners and airport privatization
November 5, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #50
Unionized airport security screeners, registered traveler and air travel delays
October 31, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #49
Where airport grants really go, privatizing New Orleans Airport, and airport security and suicide bombers
September 30, 2009
- Improving Transportation Security
September 17, 2009, 1:14pm
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #48
Registered traveler, high-speed rail vs. air travel and airport pricing
August 31, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #47
TSA's unchecked power, private airport in Branson, the future of registered traveler
July 11, 2009
- Registered Traveler Breakthrough Would Improve Airport Security
June 16, 2009, 3:45pm
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #46
Registered traveler, TSA and private pilots, airport congestion and parking privatization
June 15, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #45
Topics include: short-haul flights vs. rail; post-Midway airport privatization; MANPADS defenses; airport landing slots in Europe; the Maginot Line of airport screening; FAMs vs. FFDOs; and other news.
May 21, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #44
Topics include: whole body scanning; runway safety areas; air marshals vs. armed pilots; luggage pilfering and airport security; outsourced commercial airports; and other news.
April 13, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #43
Topics include: inspecting cargo; slot auction problems; misguided bizjet security regs; airport privatization in a soft market; and other news.
March 18, 2009
- TSA Coming Up Short on Cargo Checks
March 17, 2009, 10:46am
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #42
Topics include: stealth attack on airport privatization; TSA's flawed study on private screening; airport expansion vs. inter-city rail; limited profiling endorsed; airport competition; and other news.
February 17, 2009
- Who Is Going to Pay for Air Cargo Screening?
February 6, 2009, 12:17pm
- Airport Policy and Aviation Security Newsletter
January 23, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #41
Topics include: cost-effectiveness of U.S. airport security; new technology for perimeter security; Jacksonville, Long Beach consider privatization; PFCs and FAA reauthorization; and other news.
January 1, 2009
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #40
Topics include: world airport privatization study; why Registered Traveler is not a security program; airports and competition; checking boarding passes at the gate; terminal bomb scanner; and other news.
November 1, 2008
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #39
Topics include: new tool for managing the airside; protecting airports and airliners from missile attacks; runway pricing gains support; TSA overkill on business jets; first Midway, now three others; and other news.
October 1, 2008
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #38
Topics include: TSA faulted on covert testing; breaking up BAA; Secure Flight and watch list problems; New York airport pricing battle update; airport privatization continues, despite Fitch's negativity; Phoenix-Gateway tries new funding approach; and oth
September 1, 2008
- Good News and Bad News on Trusted Traveler
August 18, 2008, 8:53pm
- TSA Doesn't Look Into Airport Security Screener Failures
August 13, 2008, 1:11pm
- Registered Traveler Computer Loss: Much Ado About (Almost) Nothing
August 6, 2008, 9:07am
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #37
Topics include: continuing controversy over airport pricing; Registered Traveler goes nationwide; air cargo screening mandate; new parking system at SeaTac; and other news.
July 1, 2008
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #36
Topics include: re-regulate the airlines?; airport employee screening; more checkpoint improvements; America's first all-new privatized airport; aircraft survivability; and other news.
June 1, 2008
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #34
Topics include: Midway privatization: six first-class teams; slot auctions for LaGuardia; second-generation checkpoints; next steps on runway incursions; and other news.
April 1, 2008
- Airport Policy and Security Newsletter #33
Topics include: expanding airports via technology; Midway privatization a "go"; Registered Traveler keeps expanding; hypocrisy on airport grants; going beyond weight-based landing charges; more outsourced airport screening; and other news.
March 14, 2008
- Feds Want to Search Your Laptop and Cell Phone
March 5, 2008, 12:48pm
- Air Traffic Control Newsletter #112
Real-time streaming of flight data, Europe shifts gears on Single European Sky, Four misconceptions about Nav Canada ATC charges
April 18, 2014
- Airport Policy and Security News #99
TSA leaves third-party PreCheck companies in the lurch, Airport expansion and noise compensation, The no-reform TSA budget proposal
April 7, 2014
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- Samuel Staley
- Shirley Ybarra
Senior Transportation Policy Analyst
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