US Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole acknowledged that new full-body scanners and thorough pat-downs can be invasive and uncomfortable but stated the TSA will not change the new airport screening policies in a bid to stay a step ahead of terrorists (AP/Bloomberg, 21-Nov-2010). Under the new security rules, passengers who refuse full-body scans or who set off alarms during those procedures are required to undergo thorough pat-downs by security personnel. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama stated that he understands people's frustrations and has asked TSA officials whether there's a less intrusive way to screen US airline passengers
TSA refuses to change new screening rules at US airports
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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: