Air rules draw fire

Knibb, David
May 2010
Airline Business;May2010, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports that an attempt by a Nigerian passenger to blow up an Amsterdam-Detroit flight in December 2009 has prompted the U.S. Transportation Security Agency (TSA) to replace its requirement of enhanced screening for all in-bound passengers from designated countries with a system that relies on intelligence indicators. It notes the discrimination charges raised by enhanced screening based on nationality. Particular focus is given to the debate surrounding the use of full body scanners as a security measure.


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