13-Jan-2010 8:50 AM

Secretary Napolitano to discuss ways to bolster global aviation security

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, Janet Napolitano, announced (12-Jan-2010) she will meet with her European counterparts in Spain on 21-Jan-2009 to discuss ways to bolster international security measures and standards for aviation security. The Secretary will also meet with IATA in Switzerland on 22-Jan-2010, as part of DHS efforts to work with the airline industry to ensure all flights to the US meet international and US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security standards. Secretary Napolitano’s trip is the first of a series of global meetings intended to bring about "broad consensus" on new international aviation security standards and procedures. [more]

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