Firearms seized by TSA surpasses 2016 numbers with TPA top of the list

BY JESSICA DE LEON jdeleon NOVEMBER 20, 2017 09:57 PM With the busiest week for travel in the nation underway, the number of firearms seized by Transportation Security Administration officers at Florida airports has already surpassed the 2016 total, the federal agency announced Monday. In Florida this year, TSA officers have seized 440 firearms at […]

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Airport expansion on the horizon?

Friday, November 3, 2017 Jason E. Silvers Pictured is the south end of the runway of the Fort Scott Municipal Airport. A proposal to expand the runway is currently in the preliminary stages. Jason E. Silvers Continued growth is on the horizon for the Fort Scott Municipal Airport. The airport has recently undergone some improvements […]

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AIRPORT TRAGEDY: Plane crashes at Wales airport killing at least one as witnesses describe seei ng ‘massive explosion’ on tarmac

The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene By Aletha Adu 6th September 2017, 8:50 pm Updated: 6th September 2017, 10:54 pm A PILOT has died after his plane crashed and “exploded into a fireball” as it attempted to land at a Welsh airport this evening. Horrified witnesses told how they heard a massive blast […]

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TSA Administrator Pekoske to Keynote the ACI-NA Public Safety & Security Fall Conference!

TSA Administrator Pekoske to Keynote at PS&S ACI-NA is pleased to announce that David Pekoske, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration will deliver the keynote address at the ACI-NA Public Safety and Security Fall Conference on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA. David Pekoske was confirmed by the U.S. […]

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New truck, bay for CCFR airport crew

By KEVIN GULLUFSEN Juneau Empire A youngster takes a ride in Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Aircraft Response Firefighting vehicle on Saturday. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire) Firefighter Mark Fuette helps a child out of the Aircraft Response Firefighting vehicle after taking a ride at a barbecue and celebration for the airport fire station’s remodel on Saturday. […]

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“Fort Lauderdale airport unprepared for shooting, outside review finds”

Fort Lauderdale airport unprepared for shooting, outside review finds By Stephen Hobbs and Megan O’Matz The South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward County released an outside review of the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. officials weren’t prepared to handle a mass crisis, clashed with law enforcement, and some workers simply didn’t know what to do […]

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“ISIS getting smarter about penetrating Western security, anti-terror expert warns”

ISIS getting smarter about penetrating Western security, anti-terror expert warns By Lukas Mikelionis Fox News The Islamic State group is getting smarter about circumventing Western security, and events like last month’s failed terror plot in Australia are likely to occur more frequently. That’s the assessment of a former counterterrorism expert for Turkey’s national police following […]

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House Approves DHS Authorization Bill

ACI-NA Security Notice July 20, 2017 House Approves DHS Authorization Bill The House today approved by a vote of 386-41 H.R. 2825, the DHS Authorization Act, a bill to update programs and offices throughout the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This is the first […]

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