Aeropolitics en Fraudulently obtained travel documents a growing security challenge <div class="node-body article-body">The problem of fraudulently obtained travel documents is outstripping forged passports as one of the key identity validation issues facing the air transport industry today.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Daily News ATW On-Location Fri, 27 May 2016 08:43:00 +0000 210491 at Neffenger: Chicago screening lines shorter, but TSA still understaffed <div class="node-body article-body">Security screening wait times at Chicago airports have improved significantly from earlier this month, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Thu, 26 May 2016 19:50:00 +0000 210471 at <p>TSA administrator Peter Neffenger testifies before the US House of Representatives.</p> Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images European airlines protest Norwegian passenger tax <div class="node-body article-body">European lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said it is “astonished” that Norway’s government is pressing ahead with a new airline passenger tax despite evidence that such levies depress demand and weaken both airlines and airports.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Thu, 26 May 2016 17:49:00 +0000 210451 at SITA explores blockchain technology to unlock digital travel identity <div class="node-body article-body">Travel technology provider SITA is exploring the use of blockchain technology as a platform for generating secure single travel “tokens” that could potentially streamline a passenger’s progress through all airport processes involving the scanning of personal documentation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Security Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Wed, 25 May 2016 17:25:00 +0000 210251 at SITA TSA replaces security head Kelly Hoggan <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has removed TSA head of security Kelly Hoggan from his post following extremely long airport security lines and a Congressional inquiry into bonus payments.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Tue, 24 May 2016 16:30:00 +0000 210001 at Less Liberal? <div class="field-deck"> Some fear US Open Skies policy is in danger of being rolled back. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With more than 100 liberalized air services agreements in place, the US State Department touts Open Skies policy on its website fact sheet as “promoting increased travel and trade and spurring high-quality job opportunity and economic growth.” In reality, some in the US are questioning whether Open Skies policy should be “revisited.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics ATW Magazine Mon, 23 May 2016 18:47:00 +0000 209901 at <p>IAG&#39;s Willie Walsh</p> Indonesia levies sanctions on local operators for operational breaches <div class="node-body article-body">Indonesian Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan has imposed significant sanctions on Indonesian low-cost carriers (LCCs) Lion Air and Indonesia AirAsia, following a pledge to crack down on domestic operators who contravened standard operating procedures (SOPS).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Mon, 23 May 2016 14:24:00 +0000 209831 at Aer Lingus CEO: “we welcome new entrants” in transatlantic market <div class="node-body article-body">Ireland’s pro-aviation policy, embracing deregulation and liberalizing market access, is visionary and helps enable growth among airlines, lessors, MROs and aviation and travel companies, the CEO of Aer Lingus told a Washington DC audience this week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 20 May 2016 19:57:00 +0000 209671 at Analysis - Backwards Step <div class="field-deck"> After years of progress toward smarter security, TSA declares long lines unavoidable. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After years of progress toward smarter security, TSA declares long lines unavoidable.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Thu, 19 May 2016 14:04:00 +0000 209411 at <p>TSA security line at Chicago ORD</p> Scott Olson/Getty Images Editorial - Queue Pain <div class="node-body article-body">Passengers at Chicago O’Hare and other major US hubs have been missing their flights, sometimes sleeping in cots on airport floors, as security screening queues have grown painfully longer through this spring.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security News Opinions Thu, 19 May 2016 13:58:00 +0000 209391 at