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TSA Opens Comment Period For Air Cargo Security Plan

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced publication in the Federal Register of the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for the Air Cargo Strategic Plan. The proposed rulemaking would require the adoption of security measures throughout the air cargo supply chain, and would impose significant barriers to terrorists seeking to use the air cargo transportation system for malicious purposes.

TSA Issues Final Order To Air Carriers For Historical Reservation Data

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the issuance of the Final Order (PDF 253 KB) in the Federal Register on Monday, November 15, requiring air carriers to provide historical passenger name record (PNR) information to TSA for testing. The 30-day block of PNR data will be used to test TSA's new passenger pre-screening program, Secure Flight, which will work to prevent terrorists and others who pose a threat from boarding aircraft. The deadline for airlines to submit the data to TSA is November 23.

New Interim FSD At Albuquerque International Sunport Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mike Aguilar, the Federal Security Director at San Diego International Airport, has been named Interim Federal Security Director (FSD) at Albuquerque (N.M.) International Sunport Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.

TSA Names Vernon Baker As Federal Security Director At Hobby Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has named Vernon Baker as Federal Security Director (FSD) at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas.

TSA Takes Over Security Threat Assessments On Non-U.S. Citizens Seeking Flight School Training

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Agency also expands program scope to include non-commercial pilot candidates

LONG BEACH, CALIF. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it is now requiring security threat assessments for non-U.S. citizens seeking training at U.S. flight schools, regardless of the type and size of the aircraft.

TSA Names Larry Sisneros As Acting Federal Security Director At Boise Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Larry Sisneros, the Assistant Federal Security Director (FSD) for Regulatory Inspections at Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at the airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.

TSA Names Jay Brainard As Federal Security Director At Des Moines International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DES MOINES, IOWA – Jay Brainard, the Federal Security Director at Evansville (Ind.) Regional Airport, has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) at Des Moines (Iowa) International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.

TSA Names Skip Williams As Interim Federal Security Director At Houston's William P. Hobby Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ashley "Skip" Williams, the Federal Security Director at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., has been named Interim Federal Security Director (FSD) at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.

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