A six-person aviation security delegation from Spain visited TSA headquarters the week of Sept. 28 to become familiar with how the agency carries out its mission. The delegation included members of the newly created Agency for Aviation Safety and Security, the Airports Authority and two national law enforcement bodies: the National Police and Guardia Civil.
The travel period for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins approximately on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, and ends approximately on Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
Observant Jewish travelers may carry four plants – a palm branch, myrtle twigs, willow twigs, and a citron – in airports and through security checkpoints. These plants are religious articles and may be carried either separately or as a bundle. Jewish travelers may be observed in prayer, shaking the bundle of plants in six directions.