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Airport | Aviation Security

Fear of terrorism not enough to trigger travel insurance benefits

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 19, 2016

With speculation that terrorism is to blame, the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 serves as another cause of uncertainty among travelers. Unfortunately for nervous travelers, fear is not enough to trigger travel insurance benefits, says Squaremouth.

Fearful Travelers Have Limited Options

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FAA grants ‘blanket’ permission to University of Kentucky to use drones for research projects

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airport_aviation_security

LEXINGTON, KY (UKNOW) May 16, 2016 

The University of Kentucky has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct research with unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, nationwide, following FAA regulations.

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Liteye and Aeryon partner to develop system that tracks suspicious drones

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airport_aviation_security

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA and CENTENNIAL, CO (PRWEB) MAY 17, 2016

Aeryon, the premier manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) and Liteye Systems, a leading manufacturer and provider of products that protect critical infrastructure, today announced the integration of the Aeryon SkyRanger into the AUDS counter-UAS platform to provide public safety, domestic security, and other agencies with the ability to deploy SkyRanger within AUDS protection area to identify and respond to threats posed by enemy UAS.

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Durbin lashes out at TSA after O’Hare announces security checkpoint delays

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By Steve Bittenbender

Editor, Government Security News

Add U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to the growing Congressional chorus calling for drastic changes to the way the federal government conducts security checks at airports.

The Illinois senator, who also serves as the Assistant Democratic Leader, railed on Twitter Tuesday morning after seeing a tweet from Chicago’s O’Hare International’s feed that recommended travelers arrive at the airport three hours in advance due to the unusually long wait times at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints.

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Union wants Congress to hire 6,000 airport screeners for TSA

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airport_aviation_security

By Steve Bittenbender

Editor, Government Security News

The head of the union representing the nation’s airport screeners has called on Congress to push through emergency legislation allowing the Transportation Security Administration to hire 6,000 new agents he said would alieve the delays passengers encounter while waiting to be checked.

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Global leaders meet to create standard to prevent mid-air collisions

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airport_aviation_security

(PRWEB) MAY 10, 2016

Following on from NASA’s original idea, more than 60 organizations took part in the 1st European UTM Day in Geneva on 27 April 2016.

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Elbit wins Navy contract to complete modifications to aircraft at Naval test pilot facility

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airport_aviation_security

FORT WORTH, TX (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 9, 2016 

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, through its subsidiary M7 Aerospace, LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by the US Navy to perform modifications on United States Naval Test Pilot School's (USNTPS) C-26 aircraft. Upgrades will be completed by September 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Aeryon debuts SaaS platform allowing first responders to receive low-latency video feeds from drones

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airport_aviation_security

NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) MAY 03, 2016

Aeryon, the leader in small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for commercial, public safety and military applications worldwide, today introduced AeryonLive, an integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for enterprise UAS deployments. Comprised of complementary web-based solutions – AeryonLive Video and Telemetry, and AeryonLive Fleet Management – the platform will evolve to offer additional capabilities throughout 2016.

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Boeing subsidiary picks Mississippi State University for drone facility

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airport_aviation_security

BINGEN, WA (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 4, 2016 

From homeland security, to maritime search and rescue, to precision agriculture, to environmental monitoring, UAS have the potential to revolutionize business and operations on land and at sea.

Which is why officials from Insitu, Mississippi State University (MSU) and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) gathered today to announce that Insitu has opened a new facility at MSU in Starkville, MS.

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DHS Secretary Johnson adds TSO agents at airports, wants Congress to approve OT pay as airport wait times grow

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airport_aviation_security

By Steve Bittenbender

Editor, Government Security News

The Homeland Security Secretary said in a statement Wednesday that the agency responsible for securing the nation’s airports is taking steps to ensure safety while also reducing the amount of time passengers must wait to board their planes.

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson laid out three steps the Transportation Security Administration is taking. First, the agency will add additional Transportation Security Officers at airport checkpoints.

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