Airport Workers Warn Aviation Security System 'Will Be Crippled' If Federal Shutdown Drags OnAs the longest government shutdown in U.S. history moved into its 34th day on Thursday, three labor unions were warning the nation’s entire aviation security system could soon break down under the pressure.
Feds Use Facial Recognition To Arrest Man Trying To Enter U.S. IllegallyCustoms and Border Protection (CBP) agents used new facial recognition technology to arrest a man trying to enter the U.S. illegally, the agency said Thursday.
TSA Launches New 3D Scanner Technology To Replace X-Ray ScannersThe scanners can see through cluttered bags and give screeners the ability to zoom in and rotate the bag for a 360-degree view.
Midway Airport Breaks Ground On New Security Pavilion ProjectPoliticians, airline executives and members of the TSA broke ground on the next phase of improvements at Midway airport.
TSA Now Requiring Separate Screenings For Electronics Larger Than A Cell PhoneThe airport security screening process just got even more frustrating for flyers.
Some Aldermen Want Hearings Before Airport Cops Are DemotedThe aldermen demand aviation department stop stripping its police force of power and title before the City Council can hold hearings.
Changes In Airport Security Announced After United Passenger Dragged Off PlaneCity leaders announced the changes made to security at Chicago's two airports, in the wake of the now-infamous dragging of a passenger off a United Airlines flight at O'Hare.
O'Hare Airport Launches International Flight Transfer BusChicago's O'Hare International Airport will offer a transfer bus so passengers who are connecting to international flights won't have to go through security again.
TSA Lines At O'Hare And Midway Airports Down To 10 Minutes Or LessAirport security wait times that sometimes stretched to two hours or more at O’Hare and Midway airports this spring have been cut down to 10 minutes or less, city officials announced Tuesday.
TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made On Shortening LinesOver the busy Memorial Day weekend, 99 percent of passengers at U.S. airports waited less than 30 minutes and 93 percent waited less than 15 minutes in regular security lines, Peter Neffenger told a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Head Of TSA Security Operations Removed From PositionA House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.
TSA Boss: Airport Lines Will 'Continue To Be A Challenge' This SummerThe head of the Transportation Security Administration on Friday warned travelers there are no quick fixes to the problems that have led to gargantuan lines at airport security at Chicago's airports as the summer travel season is ramping up.