US’ Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Kansas City International Airport and John Wayne Airport stated security lines at US airports were running smoothly despite an internet campaign for passengers to “opt-out” of the full-body scanners and instead receive a pat-down in hopes of creating delays (dailypilot.com/Kansas City Business Journal/Reuters/Bloomberg, 24-Nov-2010). According to the TSA, only a handful of people skipped scans with Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to have the most passengers to opt out at 26 out of an estimated 47,000 people to be screened on 24-Nov-2010.
Handful of passengers 'opt out' of screening: TSA
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Aviation industry leaders and stakeholders will debate the shape of aviation in the Americas in a post Trump world. There is only one event in North America this year offering great insights into new trends and challenges emerging from the new US presidential administration and the churning global aviation markets. This takes place at the annual CAPA Americas Aviation Summit, to be held in Orlando, Florida on 4/5-April-2017.
The next few years for aviation in the Americas are filled with uncertainties, ranging from potential fallout from President Trump’s trade and travel policies to Brexit and the future shape and direction of US-China aviation relations.
“Information is the resolution of uncertainty” - Claude Shannon. Don’t miss this opportunity to gather crucial intelligence necessary for shaping the Americas aviation industry during the next decade.
Highlights from the comprehensive summit include: