US aviation security costs have skyrocketed since 9/11 but it is not certain the benefits outweigh those costs, a new industry report finds. Authored by RAND Corp., the report suggeststhe US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Congress should weigh both the costs and benefits of the complex US aviation security system. TSA spent approximately $6.5 billion to protect the aviation system in the fiscal year 2011 and costs borne by airlines and passengers for security ...

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