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In-Line Baggage Screening

  • December 09, 2008 | 95 (# of comments)
    Most Americans know that all checked luggage is required to go through screening before it goes onto the plane, but what happens behind the scenes? One of two types of screening systems are being used at airports across the country. “Stand-alone”...
  • March 17, 2008 | 118 (# of comments)
    Click Here to watch how TSA does baggage screening (wmv, streaming).The Aviation and Transportation Security Act, which created TSA, mandated 100 percent electronic screening of checked baggage. To meet this mandate, TSA installed minivan-sized...
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