ASHTABULA, Ohio – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Ashtabula will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that the Covenant Aviation Security (CAS)/Lockheed Martin Information & Technology Services team will assume screening operations on Sunday, Feb. 5 at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls, S.D. under the Screening Partnership Program (SPP).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced selection of the Jackson Hole Airport Board as the private screening contractor for Jackson Hole Airport in Jackson, Wyo. under the Screening Partnership Program (SPP).
Smart Card Technology to be Used to Store Fingerprint Biometrics WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced several parameters for a nationwide private sector Registered Traveler (RT) program, including the biometrics to be used for identification purposes and the redress process for individuals who are denied access to the program. The Registered Traveler program is envisioned as a means to accelerate the screening process at participating airports for passengers who voluntarily choose to enroll in the program.
Critical explosives technology now in place at 26 airports nationwide WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a sharp eye focused on the threat of explosives, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has deployed explosives detection trace portal machines to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). The two airports join Baltimore-Washington International and 23 others nationwide in a program designed to prevent explosives material from getting on-board commercial aircraft.